A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.
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Based in 1970s New York, this show gives a raw and gritty portayal of the prostitution business that was so publicly executed at that time. As a result of police crack-down, the characters are forced to venture towards relatively safer and more discrete forms of the same work.

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Once upon a time in America, pleasure became a business.

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25 August 2017 (USA)  »

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The title refers to the nickname once given to the block of West 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, the "Forty-Deuce," which in the 1970s and '80s was known for its high concentration of low-rent movie theaters that specialized in exploitation and pornographic films, among other things. See more »

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Spooky 70s realism.
11 September 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unlike Barbara Billingsly in "Airplane!" I don't speak"Jive" so I had to keep rewinding to understand some of the dialog between the pimps. The do or die of series like this is character development so it takes more than one episode to see that.The first episode of GoT gave you no clue as to what was in store. Jaimie Lannister alone took several seasons to fully develop. The one thing you do see is the amazing sets and scenes that teleport you back to 1971. Where did they get so many huge smog belching American cars? The panoramic shots of NY streets had to cost a truckload of money. If the actual storyline comes close to the effort put into the visuals we might be in for a wild ride.


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