Harrison Marks

George Harrison Marks
George Harrison Marks (6 August 1926 – 27 June 1997) was an English glamour photographer and director of nudist, and later, pornographic films.wikipedia
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George Harrison Marks (6 August 1926 – 27 June 1997) was an English glamour photographer and director of nudist, and later, pornographic films.
In Britain, in the 1950s, Harrison Marks produced films which were considered risqué, and which today would be described as "soft core".

The Naked World of Harrison Marks

While he was filming The Naked World of Harrison Marks he began a relationship with Toni Burnett, an actress and model who made a brief appearance in the film. His feature films as a director were Naked - As Nature Intended (1961), The Chimney Sweeps (his only non-sex feature, 1963), The Naked World of Harrison Marks (1967), Pattern of Evil (1967), The Nine Ages of Nakedness (1969) and Come Play With Me (1977), which featured Mary Millington.
The Naked World of Harrison Marks is a 1967 British pseudo-documentary about George Harrison Marks.

Pamela Green

The model and actress Pamela Green was performing as a dancer in a 1952 revue called Paris to Piccadilly, a version of the Folies Bergère in London.
In 1955 Luxor Press published a pictorial monograph on Green featuring the photographs of George Harrison Marks, entitled Pamela.

Glamour photography

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George Harrison Marks (6 August 1926 – 27 June 1997) was an English glamour photographer and director of nudist, and later, pornographic films.
Harrison Marks, on the encouragement of Green, took up glamour photography and together in 1957 they published the pinup magazine Kamera.

Gerrard Street, London

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In the 1950s Marks and Pamela Green opened a photographic studio at 4 Gerrard Street, Soho.
In 1953, No. 4 Gerrard Street was a small studio where the theatrical photographer George Harrison Marks and his partner Pamela Green, lived and worked.

This Week (1956 TV programme)

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Clips from The Window Dresser were used in a 1964 piece on the glamour film scene in the Rediffusion programme This Week.
In September 1958, This Week filmed George Harrison Marks and Pamela Green at their photography studio in Gerrard Street.

Soho

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In the 1950s Marks and Pamela Green opened a photographic studio at 4 Gerrard Street, Soho.
Harrison Marks, a "glamour photographer" and girlie magazine publisher, had a photographic gallery on Gerrard Street and published several magazines in the 1950s and '60s.

Come Play with Me (1977 film)

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His feature films as a director were Naked - As Nature Intended (1961), The Chimney Sweeps (his only non-sex feature, 1963), The Naked World of Harrison Marks (1967), Pattern of Evil (1967), The Nine Ages of Nakedness (1969) and Come Play With Me (1977), which featured Mary Millington.
Come Play with Me is a 1977 British softcore pornographic film, starring Mary Millington and directed by George Harrison Marks.

The Nine Ages of Nakedness

His feature films as a director were Naked - As Nature Intended (1961), The Chimney Sweeps (his only non-sex feature, 1963), The Naked World of Harrison Marks (1967), Pattern of Evil (1967), The Nine Ages of Nakedness (1969) and Come Play With Me (1977), which featured Mary Millington.
The Nine Ages of Nakedness is a 1969 British sex film, directed by Harrison Marks, and also starring Marks as himself and several of his (fictional) ancestors.

Naked as Nature Intended

His feature films as a director were Naked - As Nature Intended (1961), The Chimney Sweeps (his only non-sex feature, 1963), The Naked World of Harrison Marks (1967), Pattern of Evil (1967), The Nine Ages of Nakedness (1969) and Come Play With Me (1977), which featured Mary Millington.
Naked as Nature Intended (released in the United States under the title As Nature Intended) is a 1961 British nudist film produced and directed by George Harrison Marks and starring Pamela Green.

Mary Millington

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His feature films as a director were Naked - As Nature Intended (1961), The Chimney Sweeps (his only non-sex feature, 1963), The Naked World of Harrison Marks (1967), Pattern of Evil (1967), The Nine Ages of Nakedness (1969) and Come Play With Me (1977), which featured Mary Millington.
She also appeared in softcore short films by Russell Gay (Response, 1974), Mountain Films (Love Games, Wild Lovers) and Harrison Marks (Sex is My Business, c. 1974).

David Sullivan (businessman)

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In later years he supplied photographs to the "men's" magazines Men Only and Lilliput, and sold photosets to David Sullivan's magazines Ladybirds and Whitehouse.
In the late 1970s, he produced several low-budget British sex movies including Come Play with Me (1977) (directed by Harrison Marks).

Pornography in the United Kingdom

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The racier Kamera published by Harrison Marks were incredibly popular.

Fetish magazine

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In the late 1970s Marks was hired as a photographer for Janus, a fetish magazine specialising in spanking and caning imagery.
Kane (UK, 1982 to present, ed. Harrison Marks 1982–1997)

Compton Mackenzie

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A lover of animals, in particular felines, in the early stages of his career Marks had a sideline photographing cats, and provided the photographs for Compton Mackenzie's book Cats's Company (1960).
Cats' Company (1960) with photos by Harrison Marks

Tottenham

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Born in Tottenham, Middlesex in 1926, Marks was 17 when he married his first wife, Diana Bugsgang.

Middlesex

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Born in Tottenham, Middlesex in 1926, Marks was 17 when he married his first wife, Diana Bugsgang.

Music hall

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He worked as a stand-up comedian in variety halls towards the end of the music hall era, in the late 1940s and early 1950s, in a duo called Harrison and Stuart.

Folies Bergère

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The model and actress Pamela Green was performing as a dancer in a 1952 revue called Paris to Piccadilly, a version of the Folies Bergère in London.

Old Bailey

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In 1971 he was tried at the Old Bailey for dealing in pornography by post.

Euphemism

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Marks' 1958 publicity materials contained one of the first uses of the word "glamour" as a euphemism for nude modelling/photography.

Peeping Tom (film)

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Marks was also the photographic consultant for the film Peeping Tom (1960), which featured Green in a cameo role.

Cameo appearance

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Marks was also the photographic consultant for the film Peeping Tom (1960), which featured Green in a cameo role.

Saffron Hill

In the 1960s Marks moved his studio to Saffron Hill near King's Cross Station and began selling photoshoots to the American magazine Swank.

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In the 1960s Marks moved his studio to Saffron Hill near King's Cross Station and began selling photoshoots to the American magazine Swank.