The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry

The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry

Legs McNeil, Jennifer Osborne, Peter Pavia


As visible in Vanity Fair: A rollicking, humorous, raunchy, and relocating oral heritage of the grownup movie industry–from Deep Throat via today.

As a up to date New York Times journal conceal tale mentioned to standard americans, the grownup movie is a $10 billion–per–year enterprise. It has infiltrated the yank mainstream, with its stars displaying up as mainstream television hosts, making visitor appearances in Hollywood characteristic motion pictures, and gracing the CD covers–and arms–of rock stars and Hollywood actors alike. yet what most folk have no idea is how the porn bought started–with a $22,000 Mafia funding in a movie known as Deep Throat–or the way it mushroomed over the following quarter–century regardless of efforts via politicians, the FBI, and others to carry it down.

The different Hollywood tells that tale, via thousands of interviews through the folks who lived via it. within the riveting oral–history layout that made his first e-book, Please Kill Me, some of the most memorable money owed of Seventies underground tradition, Legs McNeil now pulls again the dirty satin sheets on the most surprising luck tales within the heritage of yankee company. Careening from side to side among groups–the actresses, administrators, and others who made the flicks and the shady underworld figures who financed them–The different Hollywood deals rankings of never–before–told tales, all within the voices of these who lived them.

Witty, continuously compelling, and eventually moving, the opposite Hollywood is a Hollywood Babylon for today.

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