THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF THE DRAGON ART
Locations | Theaters

THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF THE DRAGON ART

For many of you connoisseurs of smut The Dragon Art Theatre, made famous by Something Weird Video series of the same name, and the usage of the Donn Davison’s introduction to those videos (first on VHS, then DVD and DVD-R, and now also downloadable, for now…), is not an unfamiliar name. And while a certain mythos has grown up around it, I submit little is actually known of the Dragon Art Theatre itself, and what does seem to “known” is at least in part completely wrong.

The Midnight Hustler (1971) – or, Fleshpot on Harbor Blvd
Locations | Los Angeles

The Midnight Hustler (1971) – or, Fleshpot on Harbor Blvd

Today’s film is a basically unknown 1971 west coaster called THE MIDNIGHT HUSTLER, starring Sandy Carey and Norman Fields, with Ric Lutz and Jim Frost in supporting roles.  At a high level it’s one of the hundreds of cheap quickies that were churned out at the dawn of hardcore. But let me suggest you give…

Gina and Olga – Bon-Bon and LaBlanche
42nd Street Playhouse | Burlesque | New York City | Olga La Blanche

Gina and Olga – Bon-Bon and LaBlanche

One evening last week I was doing research on a potentially lost film from 1971, and while I was searching for ads in the New York Daily news I came across one for the 42nd Street Playhouse Burlesk (a New Era/Seymor Domoor joint) that caught my eye (as those types of ads a prone to…