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The Auteurs of 'Inside Deep Throat'

Filmmakers Fenton Bailey (left) and Randy Barbato.
Filmmakers Fenton Bailey (left) and Randy Barbato.

Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato are the team behind Inside Deep Throat, a documentary about the porn classic Deep Throat. We talk with them about their movie -- and the original, which went from obscurity to popular fame. It also became immensely successful, earning more than $500 million over the years after an initial cost of $25,000.

The 1972 Deep Throat got nationwide attention, transformed the pornography industry, turned Linda Lovelace into a porn star -- and led to a crackdown on obscenity. Bailey and Barbato are also the team behind the documentaries The Eyes of Tammy Faye and Monica in Black and White.

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