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Created by Cinema: The Enigma of Ajita Wilson
More than thirty years ago one of the most enigmatic sirens of 20th-Century cinema was tragically lost to us. Since her untimely death, Ajita Wilson has been a figure of mystery, of whispers and gossip…but no one could deny her talent or unmatched screen presence. (This is a much-expanded version of our previous look at Ms. Wilson.)
She took the adult film world by storm. Seemingly overnight she went from Minnesota cheerleader to the star of big-budget, 35mm adult features. She graced every magazine cover imaginable. Less than 24 months later she died by her own hand. Who was the woman who became Shauna Grant? We explore her life and films in this multi-part project.
Julie Lee: Driven
Born to a working class family in Yorkshire, the ambitious Miss Lee dabbled in modeling, acting and even prostitution, desperate to find any means to grab the success she desperately craved. All that would come to an end in a fiery car crash on the M4 in 1983. In this article we take a brief look at the tragically brief life and career of Julie Lee.
The Sacrifice of Karin Schubert
With her cool blue eyes and golden hair, Karin Schubert had a beauty created for the camera. Her film career skyrocketed in classics such as BLUEBEARD and DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR as well as cult entries like BLACK EMANUELLE. What was the tragic secret that would make this successful mainstream star move into the world of hardcore sex films?
Honey-Dipped Caramel: Laura Gemser
She was the Queen of Sexploitation for more than a decade in a career that lasted nearly twice as long. The busy actress could also be found dodging zombies and cannibals or fielding samurai swords and disarming crime busters while loving every minute of it.
American Exxxtasy: Their Rise and Fall
It didn’t take long for adult entertainment to make its way into the living rooms of satellite dish owners in the 1980’s. Several adult networks would soon appear – but none were quite as naughty and well-remembered as American Exxxtasy!