DEATH OF A PORN QUEEN - Shauna Grant
THE REAL LINDA LOVELACE
(1987 / 2001)
(3 programs on 1 disc)
STARS: (appearances / interviews) : Death of a Porn Queen: Shauna Grant, Laurie Smith, Bobby Hollander, Danielle, Jerry Butler, Jamie Gillis / The Real Linda Lovelace: Linda Lovelace, Chuck Traynor, Harry Reems, Andrea Dworkin, Annie Sprinkle, Larry Flynt, Gloria Steinem
SYNOPSIS: Two featurette documentaries on adult stars Shauna Grant and Linda Lovelace.
Death of a Porn Queen: Excellent episode of "Frontline" detailing the rise and suicide of Shauna Grant (aka Colleen Applegate). Includes interviews with family members, friends, co-workers (like adult stars Laurie Smith, Jerry Butler and Danielle), her death photo, the actual gun she used in the county evidence room, her mentor the super sleazy XXX director Bobby Hollander, archival footage of Shauna at the 8th Annual Erotic Film Awards presenting an award with John Leslie, clips from her films and also photos of her in high school and at her prom. (53 mins)
The Real Linda Lovelace: British made documentary on the infamous star of "Deep Throat". Lots of interview footage interspersed with re-enactments based on her book "Ordeal". Clips from a Tom Snyder interview in which she talks about her life and a British talk show where she appeared with Gloria Steinem. Not to mention some cool shots of porn and XXX venues from the 70's and 80's. (52 mins)
BONUS!: An episode of the television documentary show 48 HOURS from 1992 titled: "PORN IN THE USA". Interviews included are: Nina Hartley, Candida Royalle, Andrea Dworkin and Ted Bundy. Plus a great segment on a religious camp for porn addicts. (46 mins)
*For more see: Fallen Angels, Of Flesh and Blood, Secret History of the Other Hollywood, Ugly George and Confessions of a Blue Movie Star
Fullscreen / Color (all programs)
Region Free NTSC dvd-R
YELLOW dvd case (above image is the front cover art)
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