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The Story of X

Released: Jan 01st, 1999
Running Time: 82
Director: Chuck Workman
Companies: Playboy Entertainment Group, Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc.
Cast: Bill Margold, Buck Henry, Dave Friedman, Russ Meyer, Al Goldstein
Critical Rating: AAAA
Genre: Alternative

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Porn aficionados will be impressed with the archival material, and porn novices will be impressed with this overview of the industry. Highly recommended.

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Critical Rating: AAAA

The Story of X is an entertaining, informative, and well-produced documentary about the history of adult films. The Story of X and hose Buck Henry, dates the beginning of adult film from 1915 - when the basements of houses were makeshift studios, and peddlers pushed their wares from the trunks of their cars - to the glamorous industry we know today.

Filmmakers Russ Meyer and Dave Friedman talk about fighting censorship in the ultra-conservative years of the '50s and '60s, and how no bust (cop bust) was ever taken sitting down. Mainstream filmmakers such as Bernardo Bertolucci and Zalman King also express the difficulty they've had in getting Hollywood to accept sexually-explicit images on screen.

A diverse group of famous and familiar people appear and discuss their views on the adult industry: Hugh Hefner, Al Goldstein, Camille Paglia, Andrea Dworkin, Roman Polanski, Marilyn Chambers, Bill Margold and others.

This documentary is packed with wonderful clips of vintage porn, 1950s mondo porn, classics such as Deep Throat and Debbie Does Dallas, and modern high-tech favorites like Latex.


 

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