In the days before legalised porn, the restrictive laws in Britain proved to be a huckster’s paradise, with scams, cons and rip-offs the order of the day.
It’s time to start pointing out that the moralising extremists who see all sexual expression and any nudity as evil are extremists who do not speak for the majority of society.
An outrageous scam, a project that collapsed under its own ambition or a lost film? You decide.
A Eurotrash sales brochure featuring spectacular artwork for less-than-spectacular films.
The long and winding road of British smut cinema came to a bitter end in 1983 as the genre bowed out on a new creative low.
Gratuitously sexy advertising and ultra-cool fashions from the days of the jet set.
The good, the bad and the bizarre of VHS exercise tapes.
Continuing our occasional series charting the history of vintage VHS (and Betamax) promotional brochures.
The British video censorship appeals process has always been set up to be as difficult and costly as possible – and new ‘simplifications’ do little to change that.
An unexpectedly impressive gothic horror from the makers of Britain’s most daringly explicit softcore 8mm movies.
The mysteries and frustrations of the here today, gone tomorrow world of online erotica.
The autobiography of the scandalous Emmanuelle star examined.