Alex De Renzy, San Francisco, California, Tenderloin

The Screening Room of Uptown Tenderloin

Alex De Renzy created the first pornographic film to be legally featured on movie screens inside the United States. The first screening was held in 1970, in the screening room of the present day “Power Exchange” club.

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The Bay Area Reporter has more information on the history of pornography films in the Bay Area.