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    Unique ID Code: 0000173852
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 2/5/2016 17:31
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    Respectable - The Mary Millington Story

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    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 99 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    In the 1970s there was a pretty English girl-next-door whose rise to the top was meteoric, controversial and scandalous. Her name was Mary Millington Britain s only genuine sex superstar. She became the star of 'Come Play with Me', which ran continuously at one London cinema for four years, and is still the longest-running movie in British cinema history. But Mary s sexual bravado hid a darker side. She fought crippling insecurity and struggled to find her voice in a tumultuous decade of social change. Persecuted by the authorities and threatened with a spell in prison, Mary found herself addicted to drugs. Tortured by self-doubt, she died at the height of her fame in August 1979. She was just 33. For the very first time, Simon Sheridan s enthralling documentary 'Respectable The Mary Millington Story' reveals the truth behind a British icon and speaks to those who knew her best, including her family, former lovers and co-stars. Actor Dexter Fletcher narrates a story stranger than any fiction of lost innocence, fame, fortune and tragedy. This is the shocking, untold, true story of 1970s rebellion, painted against a backdrop of disco, politics and porn, where a beautiful blonde girl was sacrificed for her beliefs.

    Special Features:
    * Audio commentary by writer/director/producer Simon Sheridan * 'Respectable' teaser trailer
    * Original 1977 'Come Play with Me' trailer
    * 'Party Pieces' - short 1974 Mary Millington film
    * 'Confessions from the David Sullivan Affair' featurette
    * 'Keep It Up, Sue Longhurst' featurette
    * 'Sex Talk with Ed Tudor-Pole' featurette

    Video Tracks:
    16:9 Colour and Black and White

    Directed By:
    Simon Sheridan

    Written By:

    Music From:
    Scott Benzie

    Director of Photography:
    Dave Meehan
    David Read

    Jim Groom

    Simon Sheridan

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