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FRONTLINE; Death of a Porn Queen


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Death of a Porn Queen
Program Number

513G

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

Colleen Applegate was from Minnesota -- young, pretty and naive. She went to Hollywood in search of a dream, but soon found herself acting in X-rated movies, on drugs, and estranged from her family and friends. After two years in California, she took her own life and left only questions about how this could happen. Correspondent Al Austin.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Death of a Porn Queen,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4A92275D9B364190A5AF0CE949BFF630.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Death of a Porn Queen.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4A92275D9B364190A5AF0CE949BFF630>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Death of a Porn Queen. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4A92275D9B364190A5AF0CE949BFF630
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