David Rice’s Party Album

David Rice’s Party Album

We’re pleased to present a selection of photographs from David Rice, also known as Jack Monro – photographer, part-time adult film actor, writer – and the manager and partner of Jill Monroe, the first transsexual adult film star in New York.

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Following the recent Rialto Report publication of party photographs belonging to John A. Mozzer, better known as adult film actor Alan Adrian, from the late 1970s through the mid 1980s, we’re pleased to present a second collection of party photographs from the same period.

Many of these pictures feature Jill Monroe, subject of the upcoming Rialto Report feature ‘Who was Jill Monroe?’, and Marc Stevens (shown above), her adult film actor friend.

We’re hugely grateful to David for allowing The Rialto Report to present his photos.

 

David Rice’s photos of Jill Monroe and friends:

Jack Monro, Robin ByrdRobin Byrd and David Rice (aka Jack Monro)

 

Marc Stevens, Toni RoseToni Rose and Marc Stevens

 

Jill MonroeJill Monroe, Halloween party at Xenon

 

Jill Monroe, Jack Monro, SandyJill Monroe, David Rice and Sandy at Xenon party

 

Jill MonroeJill Monroe partying in Las Vegas

 

Jill Monroe, Jack Monro and Cheri BombJill Monroe, David Rice and Cheri Bomb at Vagina Art gallery opening

 

Gail Palmer, Jill MonroeGail Palmer and Jill Monroe

 

Jill Monroe, Marc Stevens, Toni RoseJill Monroe, Marc Stevens and Toni Rose promo shot

 

Jill Monroe, Marc Stevens, Toni RoseJill Monroe, Marc Stevens and Toni Rose promo shot

 

Jill Monroe, TigressJill Monroe at Tigresses film premiere

 

Jill MonroeJill Monroe, Star Wars party at the Funhouse

 

Jill MonroeJill Monroe, Solid Gold party

 

Toni Rose, Jill Monro, Marc Stevens, Solid Gold partyToni Rose, Jill Monroe, Marc Stevens, Solid Gold party

 

Jill Monro, Marc StevensJill Monroe, Marc Stevens, Valentine’s Day party

 

Tiffany Clark, Marc Stevens, Jill MonroTiffany Clark, Marc Stevens, Jill Monroe, at Xenon

 

Jill Monro, Marc StevensJill Monroe, Marc Stevens, 4th July party at Funhouse

 

Jill Monro, David Rice, Peter HurdJill Monroe, David Rice, Peter Hurd at Peter Wolff’s birthday party

 

Jill MonroJill Monroe at Valentine’s Day party

10 Comments

  1. 70s Party Man · February 11, 2014 Reply

    OMG – these are pictures are divine…! Where have they been all these years… simply amaaazing!
    Love Marc, Jill, Robin and the gang – many happy memories xxxx

    • Dave Rice (Jack Monro) · February 13, 2014 Reply

      I’ve had them with me all these years. Just never saw an outlet for me to show themselves at.
      In truth, after all these years, I never even occurred to me that there would even be an interest.

    • Dave Rice (Jack Monro) · February 13, 2014 Reply

      I’ve had them with me all these years. Just never saw an outlet for me to show them at.
      In truth, after all these years, I never even occurred to me that there would even be an interest.

  2. Jackson D · February 12, 2014 Reply

    Great to see some love for Jill Monro – I’ve been looking for information about her for years. Eagerly anticipating your story on her. Love the podcast.

    • Dave Rice (Jack Monro) · February 13, 2014 Reply

      Jackson,

      TY! I have all the information right up here (points to head).

      From her humble (non porn) beginnings to her sad & untimely death.

      I welcome any q’s about her/us that may be missed or overlooked when the story is published.

      No doubt, lots of what’s gone around can be attributed to nothing more than urban legend tho.

      • tailagent · February 16, 2014 Reply

        Hey Dave/Jack:

        I’m LOVING these pictures. I’m a big fan of the culture of the 70s – music, films, books, you name it – and the more “outre”, “underground”, “avant-garde” or just plain fabulous, the better. I was a bit too young during that time to be allowed into discotheques, sexy clubs, adult film shoots and the like, plus I only arrived in NYC right after 1987 & was able to only catch the tail-end (no pun intended) of the Deuce as it used to be.
        But with these amazing material I’m able to “travel back in time” and fill those spots within my soul. Photos like these, films like these, testimonies from the artists & performers of that era are part of the documentation of the sexual history of americans during a certain time & place. For that reason alone it must be preserved.
        And it’s so much fun to view it and enjoy it.

  3. NYCrex · February 18, 2014 Reply

    WOW. Haven’t thought of Xenon for over 20 years. Not a regular, but went there a few times. I loved seeing those Marc Stevens invites from Alan Adrian a while back. Thanks for sharing David. That photo with Cherry Bomb reminded me that I worked with her back in the late 80’s (knew her as Rusty Hamilton) at MacFadden Publications. Anyone know how she’s doing?

  4. Frankie · March 15, 2014 Reply

    Hey NYCrex – I remember Cherry Bomb too. I met her once in the 70s and she was writing articles for Cheri about rock bands of the time. I remember her article on Motorhead for example.

    Cherry Bomb – where are you now?!

    • James Usler · March 16, 2014 Reply

      Not too long ago, Cherry Bomb was doing webcam shows on ifriends dot com. Time has been very kind to her.

  5. John A. Mozzer · March 22, 2014 Reply

    I love it when someone scans the original film (i.e., 35mm transparencies) rather than old, discolored prints. Thank you, David!

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