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1999 (UK) See more »
A serious, non-titillating history of pornography, from the earliest days of erotic art right up to the present day's multimedia.
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 1 of 2)
Marilyn Milgrom ... Narrator (6 episodes, 1999)

Series Directed by
Chris Rodley (2 episodes, 1999)
Series Produced by
Fenton Bailey .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Randy Barbato .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Chris Rodley .... producer (2 episodes, 1999)

Sam Bickley .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Harry Knapp .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
David Sinclair (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Sandra Chandler (unknown episodes)
David Kempner (unknown episodes)
David Scott (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Kieran Smyth (2 episodes, 1999)

William Grayburn (unknown episodes)
James Whitehorn (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Helena Bullivant .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Brian Miklas .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1999)
Darrell Briggs .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 1999)

Stacy Hruby .... sound (unknown episodes)
Karl Mainzer .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Mott .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Adrian Richard .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Hal Dace .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Alan Tully .... colorist (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Peter Martin .... sequence producer: "Virtual Sex" (1 episode, 1999)

Damien Breen .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Claire Bugden .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
David Buxton .... technical consultant (unknown episodes)
Elaine Goodwin .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Michelle Kinsler .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Julian Wallinger .... production runner (unknown episodes)
Series Thanks
Mel Slater .... thanks (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

60 min (6 episodes) | 360 min (6 parts with commercials)
Color | Black and White (archive footage)
Aspect Ratio:
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
the not a, 26 August 2012
Author: zimbo_the_donkey_boy from Calumet, Mich.

5 hours in 6 episodes. 1 antiquity. 2 print (some in French) the Marquis de Sade as revolutionary force. 3 photography; magazine, homosexual, digital editing. 4 movies; specific films & actresses. 5 video; incredible skags, self. 6 digital relevance, what is reality, future porn but not predicted accurately by these guys. I'd like to see the whole history of the world broken up into different topics like this one -- which simply happens to be pornography. The women aren't particularly good-looking but then that's the case with most actual pornography itself, isn't it? I did learn from this. Nonetheless I'm not directing my daughter to it.

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