The Devil Made Me Do It

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Lulu.com, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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In 1973, short on cash and with the rent due, a Peacenik former Broadway Gypsy living in Manhattan's Meat Packing District signed on to cook for the cast and crew of a new film, The Devil in Miss Jones. She soon found herself cast in the lead role, and her legendary erotic performance launched her on a career that would come to define the era of Porn Chic. This is the story of Georgina Spelvin, a poignant and wholly bawdy memoir of her life before and after porn fame, full of riveting anecdotes and marvelous gossip from time spent among the famous and the infamous. With a storyteller's touch, Georgina takes us to the bright lights of Broadway, the glamour of Manhattan's Latin Quarter, the fervor of the Vietnam Era peace movement, and of course, the so-called Golden Age of Porn. Thirty years in the making and five years in the writing, there are more laughs than tears, but no apologies or excuses. It is not a victim's whine, but a romping good read, filled with the colorful details of a road less traveled.
  

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Review: The Devil Made Me Do It

User Review  - Lila Veen - Goodreads

Such a cool book, amazing life, funny person. Definitely an interesting memoir written in such an honest tone. Loved hearing all of GS's crazy life and she has only nice things to say about anyone and everyone. Would love to meet her. Read full review

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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

What an interesting person! It's amazing how a woman that came out of the 50's became such a survivor in show business. Anybody that has to overcome alcoholism and lives to tell about it has an important message to convey. Georgina Spelvin has an interesting story to tell. Read full review

Contents

Marc Mr TenandaHalf Stevens
22
So You Wanna Be in Fuckfilrns
31
Into the Woods
52
Sartre and Sandwiches
83
Porn Chic and Publicity
122
Out of the Pickle Factory and Into the Fire
128
Busted
136
The Journey of the Dorabelladonna
143
Wedding Bells
195
Ribs and Revelations
211
Time Out in Texas
228
Dancing Lessons From God
243
Higher Education
252
A Hollywood Ending
261
An Offer I Couldnt Refuse
271
Life in the Fast Lane
283

Opening Night of a Closing Act
165
The Morning After
173
Nudity and The Latin Quarter
187
A Living Legend of Erotica
290
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