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Respectable: The Mary Millington Story

Preview by Jack Foley

IN THE 1970s one girl broke all the rules and became the biggest box office star of the decade. She seduced Britain with a meteoric rise to the top filled with controversy and scandal… her name was Mary Millington.

Now, in a brand new feature documentary, Respectable – The Mary Millington Story, narrated by renowned actor and BAFTA nominated director Dexter Fletcher (Eddie The Eagle, Wild Bill) and written and directed by Simon Sheridan, the truth behind Britain’s only genuine sex superstar is exposed by those who knew her best.

The film makes its debut on DVD thanks to Simply Media on May 2, 2016.

Mary Millington was a pretty English girl-next-door who truly personified the word glamour. She became the most famous pin-up of the decade and had a racy reputation that could shift a million newspapers and ensure a movie’s cinematic success including the hit 1970s sex comedy Come Play with Me, which went on to become the longest-running British movie of all-time.

Her incredible fame fueled a lavish lifestyle and lead to an affair with a serving Prime Minister. Her sexuality was accessible, and her personality addictive, but Mary’s sexual bravado hid a darker side. Persecuted by the authorities, Mary was tortured by self-doubt and she died at the height of her fame in August 1979. She was just 33.

Shot on location in London, and at the legendary Pinewood Studios, this enthralling documentary reveals the truth behind a real British icon by those who were closest to her including former boyfriend, West Ham Football Club co-owner, businessman and publishing magnate David Sullivan, actor Dudley Sutton (The Devils) and former glamour model/actress Linzi Drew.

Respectable – The Mary Millington Story is a tale stranger than any fiction – of lost innocence, sex, fame, fortune and, ultimately, tragedy.

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