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Porn To Do It: Erika Lust's Cinematic Bakers Dozen
Mat Colegate , November 17th, 2015 09:06

Feminist pornographer Erika Lust picks 13 films and TV shows that have influenced her unique approach to the erotic. Slightly NSFW


Ekstase (Gustav Machaty, 1933)

I wrote a post about Hedy Lamarr on my blog not long ago. Her story is kind of crazy. She was the first performer to deliver an on screen female orgasm, and you can actually see her nipples in this film (imagine the fuss back in the '30s!). But she was also an inventor, and had a US patent for a technology that apparently has been crucial in developing WIFI afterwards! Anyway, this black and white film is very beautiful, unbelievably modern, and I grabbed some inspiration here to shoot ​Spectrophilia (especially the closeups of Lamarr's face while she's supposedly orgasming).