Avon films form the sleaziest chapter of golden age adult films. So who was behind the theater chain?
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What does an outsider experience when he steps on an adult film set for the first time?
Keli Richards’ career in adult films in the 1980s was short and sweet. Is she really making a comeback?
A rare documentary from 1988, exploring the advent of video, and the effect it had on sex films
The story of a American politician, an Argentinian stripper – and the adult film that never happened.
Jennifer Welles passed away this week at the age of 81.
Johnnie Keyes passed away this week following a recent stroke.
Lynn LeMay remembers her career in film and dance in this uncensored podcast.
On the occasion of Seka’s 64th birthday, we re-visit our 2013 interview with the star.
Leslie Winston talks about her life as a popular pin-up model and adult film star in the 1980s.
The adult film actor Jamie Gillis would have turned 75 next month.
Neville Chesters was the road manager for Jimi Hendrix and The Who. He also made adult films.
Jerry Butler passed away this week. We remember our friendship with a true character.
The untold story of the legendary and wild New York public access TV show, Midnight Blue.
Ashley West is interviewed by Bill Ackerman from the Supporting Characters podcast.
Keisha’s career encompassed the adult film industry, phone sex, featured dancing – and escorting. This is her story – told exclusively to The Rialto Report.
We look back at two rare interviews with Radley Metzger from 1971 – granted shortly after the release of his film ‘The Lickerish Quartet’.
We speak to three people (a producer, a writer, and a director) responsible for bringing the HBO series ‘The Deuce’ to the TV screens.
A rare interview with the controversial director of 1980s adult films… and music videos.
We re-visit one of our most popular podcasts – the story of how we found what happened to Helga Sven.
In the concluding part of our Andrea True podcast, we track the disco legend down – and speak about her adult film career.
The story of our search for Andrea True – singer, actor, porn star.
Rhonda Jo Petty has been an enigmatic star of the golden age of adult film. Now Rhonda reveals all.
In one of his first detailed interviews for many years, Tom Byron joins us to look back at one of the most prolific careers in adult film history.
In the 1960s Henri Pachard was Ron Sullivan, a young filmmaker in New York learning about film-making.
Donald Trump and Al Goldstein were prominent figures in New York in the 1970s. What did Al think of Donald?
Raven Touchstone wrote many of the biggest adult films of the 1980s and 90s. Who is she?
Tiffany Clark remembers her remarkable life – in and out of the 1980s New York adult film scene.
The story of Tina Russell, the first porn star. Who was she, and whatever happened to her?
Richard Pacheco talks to Jamie Gillis, Lisa DeLeeuw, John Seeman.
This month through the Golden Age Appreciation Fund we are raising money for adult film pioneer Eric Edwards.
Veronica Hart talks about her life, from the British music scene of the 1970s to stripping and adult films in New York and much more.
A rare interview with the star of ‘Behind The Green Door’ (1972) – boxing, singing, and… sex films.
After a successful career in adult films, Barbara Dare vanished almost 25 years ago. Now for the first time she speaks about her life.
João Fernandes was adult film’s first true cinematographer. He breaks a 50 year silence to discuss his career.
This holiday season we’re raising money for Sharon Mitchell, with the Golden Age Appreciation Fund.
Billy Dee is one of the most underrated of the adult stars – and one of the most elusive too. We tracked him down to hear his story.
Candy Samples was a larger than life figure of the early adult industry. But whatever happened to her?
Candida Royalle passed away this week. Last year we interviewed her over five separate days.
George McDonald was a star before the adult film industry been created. He joins us to tell his story.
Roberta Findlay talks about her life in film, from 1960s sexploitation through to the late 1980s horror.
Together with the Golden Age Appreciation Fund, we launch a fundraiser for George Payne.
Sharon Kelly’s career straddled two eras – from mid 70s sexploitation to 1980s hardcore as Colleen Brennan.
Michelle Maren’s life has been eventful, surprising and difficult. Her story is the subject of a new film.
Jim South was one of the first agents in the adult film industry, and his World Modeling agency represented Christy Canyon and many others.
Howard Ziehm talks about the early days taking photos, making loops and his groundbreaking ‘Mona’.
Nina Hartley talks about adult films, dancing at the Mitchell Brothers’ O’Farrell Theater, and more.
In her first ever audio interview, Constance Money looks back.
A reprise of our interview with Kay Parker, one of the true legends of adult cinema, remembering her life in and out of sex films.
Fred Lincoln’s key role as an actor in the early adult film industry is told in this revealing podcast interview, his last before his untimely passing.
Hyapatia Lee talks about adult films, her Native American identity, a troubled upbringing, multiple personality disorder, and stripping.
Ginger Lynn talks about her life and adult film career – including tales of Traci Lords, Ron Jeremy, Greg Dark, Billy Idol, Charlie Sheen and more.
In her first interview for 30 years, Marlene Willoughby recalls starting out as a theater actress and model.
Suze Randall, her husband Humphry Knipe, and her daughter Holly are legends in the adult industry.
Shanna McCullough grants a rare interview looking back about her life in the 1980s adult film industry.
The Rialto Report’s Ashley West guests on the ‘Badasses, Boobs and Body Counts’ podcast to discuss Steve Ziplow’s ‘Breaker Beauties’.
Carter Stevens recently announced he’s returning to direct a comedy called ‘The Squad’.
Serena was one of the most popular stars of 1970s adult film. She was striking, cool and had star quality.
The story of Marty Hodas, who introduced peep show machines into Times Square – creating the basis for the adult film industry.
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the publication of Jerry Butler’s autobiography, ‘Raw Talent’.
Sharon Kane remembers her long career in the adult film industry.
Long Jeanne Silver, adult film actress and stripper from the 1970s / 80s, talk about her memories as a wild child teenage runaway.
Candida Royalle talks exclusively about her life and influential career as a pioneer in adult films.
How does Sharon Mitchell remember her early days as a porn star in New York in the 1970s?
Rick Savage talks about his life and career from being a dancer to sex show star to adult film actor.
Adult film icon, Kay Parker, talks about her beginnings in war time England to becoming a star in the pornographic film industry.
The Rialto Report speaks to Al Goldstein – and Steven Heller, Josh Alan Friedman and HP Fahringer.
We pay tribute to Gloria Leonard, who died last week, by reprising our 2013 interview with her.
Veronica Vera joins The Rialto Report to talk with April Hall about life in the 1980s New York sex scene.
Jonas Middleton grants us a rare interview to talk about his three X-rated films from the 1970s.
Richard Pacheco, and his son Bobby and daughter Polly, talk about the publication of his autobiography ‘Hindsight – True Love and Mischief’.
On this episode of The Rialto Report, we track down the mysterious Ray Horsch, director of ‘The Erotic Memoirs of a Male Chauvinist Pig’.
April Hall and Laura Helen Marks go in search of the reclusive and elusive 1980s porn star Jeff Stryker.
A previously unheard interview with the late Jamie Gillis, the adult film actor who passed in 2010.
We speak to Herschel Savage, the veteran adult film actor who entered the business in New York in 1976.
An exclusive interview with the last star of the golden age of adult film and the first star of the video era.
An exclusive conversation with Eric Edwards – the original adult film actor and director.
The startling story of what happened to Helga Sven, star of 1980s adult films and magazine layouts.
We take a look at the making of the film ‘Deep Throat’ – joined by Gerard Damiano Jr and Eric Danville.
The only interview with Uschi Digard – legendary star of 1970s sexploitation films and frequent Russ Meyer collaborator.
Bob Chinn – director of the Johnny Wadd films starring John Holmes, talks about his career.
Susan McBain, one of the best actresses in 1970s adult film, remembers her career.
Gloria Leonard – the grand dame of the 1970’s New York adult film scene – looks back.
We take a look at Barbara Broadcast – one of the great New York adult film of the 1970s.
Wakefield Poole, and his biographer Jim Tushinski, discuss his remarkable life and films.
Shootings, murder plots, psychics, boat chases, fights – and that was just backstage…
Robert Kerman, star of scores of golden porn films, contemplates his life and career.
The star of ‘The Devil in Miss Jones’ looks back at her career.
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In this inaugural Rialto Report podcast, we speak to a legend of golden age New York adult film.
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