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West End jungle [videorecording DVD] / director, Stanley Long.

by Long, Stanley, 1933-2012Looking glass.

Publisher: London : BBC4, 2009.Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (55 mins.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): ProstitutionLooking glass | Sex-oriented businessesLooking glass | Soho (London, England) -- History -- 20th centuryNote: Unedited off-air recording.;
Recorded at 22:20 on 11.04.2009.;
Originally released as a documentary in 1961.
Summary: Banned when made in 1961, this documentary offers an insight into the history and seedy reality of the sex industry in London's Soho. Examining the consequences of the introduction of the Street Offences Act in 1959, which until then had seen as many as 10,000 prostitutes line the streets of Soho with nothing more as a deterrent than a small fine, the film explains what happened after those streets were cleaned up and how the industry changed.
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Unedited off-air recording.

Recorded at 22:20 on 11.04.2009.

Originally released as a documentary in 1961.

Banned when made in 1961, this documentary offers an insight into the history and seedy reality of the sex industry in London's Soho. Examining the consequences of the introduction of the Street Offences Act in 1959, which until then had seen as many as 10,000 prostitutes line the streets of Soho with nothing more as a deterrent than a small fine, the film explains what happened after those streets were cleaned up and how the industry changed.

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