A documentary reveals Bettie Page’s secrets
No matter what became of Bettie Page?
After just seven years like a pinup star, Page ducked from public view and it was elusive for fifty years. The mystery is solved-somewhat-in Bettie Page Reveals All, an element documentary narrated through the Queen of Pinups herself and directed by Mark Mori, a Georgia Condition alum as well as an Academy Award nominee for 1991’s Building Bombs, that they made soon after graduating.
Page, among the first Playboy Playmates, upon the market within the late 1950s, weary after personal disappointments along with a brush having a Senate committee that accused her of adding to moral indecency. But her appeal endures: Forbes named her among the top-earning deceased celebrities, tied with Albert Einstein at number eight in 2013.
Mori is alone to obtain Page’s approved existence story on film. Inside it, the then-seniors Page (she died in 2008) discusses her abusive, poverty-stricken childhood her decades-lengthy obscurity her religious conversion along with a have a problem with paranoid schizophrenia-together with a ten-year sentence to some mental hospital after she pleaded not liable by reason of madness to attempted murder carrying out a 1982 grapple with her landlord. The narration is supported by gorgeous photos, videos, and historic visuals, in addition to interviews with celebrities, fans, as well as other Page exes-included in this Hugh Hefner. The video, which performed the festival circuit in 2013, is scheduled for wide release early this season.
Page in the Plaza
Bettie Page Reveals All, scheduled to spread out in Atlanta Xmas Day, will have in the Plaza Theatre through The month of january 3.
Find out more: Interview with filmmaker Mark Mori
This short article initially made an appearance within our The month of january 2014 issue underneath the headline “A Pinup’s Secrets”