Jeanne Silver: Real Wild Child – Podcast 08 (reprise)

Jeanne Silver: Real Wild Child – Podcast 08 (reprise)

This week we return to one of The Rialto Report’s earliest and most downloaded interviews.

Long Jeanne Silver – adult film actress and stripper from the 1970s and 1980s – joins us to talk about her life and memories.

With thanks to Josh Alan Friedman for the great picture above. Visit his website here.

This episode running time is 68 minutes.

Long Jeanne Silver packed more life and adventure unto her first 25 years than most manage in a lifetime.

Jeanne SilverFor a time in the 1980s, she was a regular in New York adult films and a featured dancer at the Melody Burlesk Theater in the city – but her life started on the other side of the country in Arizona where she was born and spent large parts of her childhood. There she grew up with the stigma of having part of her foot and leg amputated at an early age.

By the time she hit New York, just weeks after her 16th birthday in 1976, her rebellious ways meant that she was on the run from the law, and the fun was only just beginning.

Shortly after her arrival, she was featured on the pages of men’s magazines like Cheri and High Society, and on the big screen appearing in the notorious film Waterpower.

News reached the Mitchell Brothers, the renowned filmmakers and theater owners in San Francisco, who flew her out to join them, and there she appeared in her own show and starred in the Alex De Renzy film ‘Long Jeanne Silver

Long Jeanne Silver went on to appear in many adult films in New York, including ‘The Violation of Claudia‘, ‘Prisoner of Pleasure‘, ‘Debbie Does Dallas 2‘, and the notorious Waterpower.

On this program, The Rialto Report’s April Hall and Ashley West speak to  as Long Jeanne Silver who grants her first interview in 30 years.


Alex De Renzy’s ‘Long Jeanne Silver’:

Jeanne Silver

  • Posted On: 4th May 2014
  • By: The Rialto Report
  • Under: Podcasts


  1. Cathy Gigante-Brown · May 4, 2014 Reply

    Sorry I missed this the first time around. Interesting interview with a fascinating person I knew very little about. I’m glad Jeanne made it through “the other end of the tunnel,” after so many challenges.

  2. roy karch · May 4, 2014 Reply

    Fabulously frank. One of the real deals.
    Perhaps one day we’ll meet.

  3. k marshall · May 5, 2014 Reply

    Absolutely straightforward with no airs.These days,that
    counts as real and refreshing.So rare that when you
    encounter it,you resist the urge to check your pulse
    (in public, at least).I now check my natural cynicism
    at the door when shutting out the rest of the planet
    while tuning in to RR. Also, no longer find it necessary
    to suspend disbelief. Many thanks for terrific work
    And the obvious prep time you take.Thumbs way up.

  4. Xavier · May 6, 2014 Reply

    LOVE THAT MOVIE POSTER! (and love the amazing star too!).

  5. Jeanne Silver · May 7, 2014 Reply

    Thanks everyone for the kind comments.

    Ashley and April it was an honor meeting you. You made it so comfortable for me to …just be me! Someday I will bake you another “cheesecake.”
    Hugs &Kisses

  6. Hank Rose · May 7, 2014 Reply

    Jeanne is a sweetheart. Another fun prolific profile. It seems we’re all Dickens characters in a sense. He wrote about misfits, so we would have fit into his realm. I wonder what Boz would think of us. He had 10 kids, so he must have been a horny fellow.

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  8. Tom Peak · June 9, 2014 Reply

    Hung out with Jeanne at the Melody many times.. Long live Bob Anthony’s Melody!!

  9. Jose Verschaffel (Josey Duvall) · August 5, 2014 Reply

    It was a pleasure to hear her voice, it bring back memories from a time that with the passing of days was a lots of fun, Bernnards , Platos’s, Adventures studi

  10. Bob · September 9, 2014 Reply

    Happy to learn Jean is alive and well.

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