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The case notes this is a classic porn release,
and briefly describes the plot. Most of the
space on the back is used to list the extras
included on the disc, and what a list it is,
right down to the Dolby 5.1 sound. I don't have
a Dolby 5.1 setup, so I can't comment on this.
Too bad the case tells one how to find the bonus
photos, half of the fun would have been searching
around the various menus looking for the hidden
The Main Event
This is a golden classis from the early days of
Porn. It was produced in the early 1980's and
stars the one and only Marilyn Chambers. She
brings her own energy to any movie she stars in,
which is just as hot now as it was the day she
shot it. This movie is no exception. There are
eight scenes total, with Marilyn appearing in a
majority of those. Many of the scenes show
actions we take for granted today, but were
virtually unheard of back then. Those include
ass licking/fingering, double penetration, and
The action is hot, complete with Marilyn's dirty
talk and trademark pouty lips. She is one of the
all time favorite stars in Porn, so how can you
Once you look behind the action, there are a few
rough spots in this feature, which one will need
to be aware of if considering adding this to
their collection. This movie is a big budget
feature, so no expense was spared when it was
shot. Therefore, a lot of time and attention is
spent on building up the plot line of the
movies. The more time paid to the plot, the less
time there is for sex. There are a few long dry
spells between the nookie scenes, quite different
from modern features.
Since this feature was originally shot on film,
one gets all the drawbacks associated with that
medium. There are many noticable flaws and
scratches in the film, which are evident after
the transfer to DVD. The video is a bit muted,
and not as crisp as one would expect, again due
to its originating on film.
A pretty good job was done on the soundtrack
getting it up to modern specs. There are a few
spots where the stereo is lost, not sure what the
cause of this was. When it first happened, it
was disconcerting as I thought I lost a speaker.
This freaked me out as the volume wasn't loud.
Then the audio switched from one speaker to the
other, tipping me off that there was a problem
with the soundtrack transfer.
There is quite a list of extras on this disc.
First there is an audio commentary track, which
gives some interesting insight into this movie
and its stars. There is the typical chapter
index and a section called Club Marilyn. In this
section is a photo gallery of just Marilyn, and
her bio. Next there is a slide show, which has
shots taken from the movie. This is followed by
bios of other members of the cast. There is a
trivia game, which requires one to have paid
attention during the movie to get through. Get
even one question wrong, and one must start all
over again. While I won't give away the prize at
the end of the quiz, I was a bit underwhelemed by
it. There are two previews on the disc, both for
other vintage porn releases. Lastly, there is
web site info. Hidden on the disc are some
additonal photos, how to access these are noted
on the case back. Quite a list, especially if
you are a fan of Marilyn. Modern productions
should take note and give us this much.
A classic from the early days of porn, and
staring Marilyn Chambers, how can you lose? If
you like well laid out plot lines, are a fan of
Marilyn Chambers, or like vintage porn, you'll be
pleased with this release.