Naughty doesn't begin to describe it suffice to say that the anonymous stars of the pioneering hardcore shorts collected here could, with some de riguer
cosmetic enhancement, step right into modern-day adult movies. Given the rate at which mainstream silent films have been lost to neglect and nitrate decay it's a marvel that any early stag films survived; these 12 were made over a 25-year period and squirreled away in the inadvertent archives of a "very respectable" French family. Uncovered in the attic, they were handed over to the Centre National de Cinematographie
probably with a sigh of relief and a dusting off of hands. The film's doc...