Dick Ho: Asian Male Porn Star

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Dick Ho: Asian Male Porn Star
Dick Ho poster.jpg
Directed byJeffrey Lei
Produced byJ. Lei, Matthew Abaya
Narrated byHugh Helm
StarringAnnie Sprinkle
Kay Parker
Juliet Anderson
Mika Tan
Sharon Mitchell
Distributed by
  • March 17, 2006 (2006-03-17) (San Francisco International
    Asian American Film Festival)
Running time31 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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Dick Ho: Asian Male Porn Star
Dick Ho poster.jpg
Directed byJeffrey Lei
Produced byJ. Lei, Matthew Abaya
Narrated byHugh Helm
StarringAnnie Sprinkle
Kay Parker
Juliet Anderson
Mika Tan
Sharon Mitchell
Distributed by
  • March 17, 2006 (2006-03-17) (San Francisco International
    Asian American Film Festival)
Running time31 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Dick Ho: Asian Male Porn Star is the title of a 2006 documentary film directed by Jeffrey Lei, that explores the supposed existence of an adult film actor named Dick Ho during the 1970s, which is considered to be the golden age of the adult film industry. The lore of the film emphasizes the fact that he’s Asian, commenting on the lack or absence of Asian male heterosexuality in mainstream American porn. Revelations of his life, and the controversy surrounding it, are presented through rare film footage and interviews with actual porn stars of the era.

Its screening history includes: the 4th S.F. Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival (BAYSWAN), 24th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, SinCine Erotic Film Fest, Cinekink NYC & tour, 1st Disorient Film Festival of Oregon, L.A. VC FilmFest, 5th Asian Film Festival of Dallas, 9th APAture festival, Bindelstiff Film Festival, Chicago Asian American Showcase, Northwest Asian American Film Fest, San Diego Asian Film Festival, and the L.A. Erotica Film Fest ’07.

Synopsis[edit]

This documentary about the 70s porn legend attempts to verify his existence as there are practically no Asian male porn stars in the history of American adult cinema. A controversial mystery akin to Bigfoot and alien abduction, Dick Ho was so well endowed that rumors arose of a conspiracy within the porn industry to eliminate any knowledge of his existence. Includes alleged film footage and testimonials from porn veterans.

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Legend of Dick Ho[edit]

Dick Ho is considered to be an urban legend by some in the adult film industry which is highly debatable as evident by the participants’ interviews and film footage in the documentary. It is believed that he came about as a rumor to address the overall absence of Asian male porn actors. The controversy is, not only due to the debate if he actually existed but also, due to the allegations that his penis measured 13½ inches in length which challenges the idea that John Holmes had the longest member in the business. Comparisons and references to John Holmes is made throughout the film, even touching on a possible conspiracy by Holmes and the porn industry to eliminate Dick Ho. Whether he is still living or dead is arguable. One extravagant theory points to sightings of him at a sex cult in Oregon. Theories of his death range from the conspiracy, to an overdose of drugs and alcohol, and even to a penis enlargement pump accident.

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