Written by: Cliff Wood on February 20th, 2018
Theatrical Release Date: USA, 1976
Director: Bernard Morris
Writer: Bernard Morris
Cast: Constance Money, John Leslie, Sharon Thorpe, Rene Bond, Jon Martin, Sandy Pinney, Angela Haze, Ken Scudder, Kristine Heller
BluRay released: February 27th, 2018
Approximate running times: 80 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Widescreen / 1080 Progressive / MPEG-4 AVC
Sound: DTS-HD Mono English
Subtitles: English SDH
BluRay Release: Vinegar Syndrome
Region Coding: Region Free
Retail Price: $32.98
The main draw of Mary! Mary! is its leading lady Constance Money, an adult film actress, whose all too brief career is limited to eight films. The majority of these films are limited to minor roles or recycling of unused footage (Barbara Broadcast and Maraschino Cherry). And out of the eight films that she appeared in, she is most remembered for her starring role in The Opening of Misty Beethoven.
And though, Mary! Mary! is not as well known as the film’s that she made with Henry Paris (Radley Metzger). From a production standpoint, Mary! Mary! is a solid example of the Golden age of adult cinema. The premise is well executed and there is a satisfying mix of narrative and sex scenes.
In total there are nine sex scenes and they all of the deliver an ample of heat. And standout sex scenes include, a scene at the dinner table with Constance Money and John Leslie, who use the food they are eating as part of their foreplay. Other standout sex scenes include, a blow job scene with two police officers, that leads to a high-speed chase and an orgy in the film’s finale, that serves up a very satisfying climax to the events that have just unfolded.
Besides Constance Money aforementioned captivating performance. Another performance of note is John Leslie (Matinee Idol, Never Sleep Alone) in the role of Mary’s husband. Other notable cast members include, Sharon Thorpe (Baby Rosemary) and Rene Bond (Jekyll and Hyde Portfoli, Refinements in Love).
Mary! Mary! comes on a 25 GB single layer BluRay. The film is presented in a 1080 progressive widescreen. The transfer for this release was scanned and restored in 2k from 35mm original camera negative. The source used for this transfer is in great shape. Colors and flesh tones look accurate, details look sharp, grain looks natural and there are no issues with compression.
This release comes with one audio option, a DTS-HD mono mix in English and included with this release are removable English SDH subtitles. The audio sounds, clean, clear and balanced throughout.
Extras for this release include, a reversible cover art and a trailer for the film.
Also, included with this release is a DVD that has the same content included on the Blu-Ray included as part of this combo. Overall Mary! Mary! gets a solid audio / video presentation from Vinegar Syndrome.
Note: This Blu-ray/DVD combo of Mary! Mary! is strictly limited to 2,000 units!