The empire Guccioni and Keaton had built folded and eventually was sold.
It left many partially constructed buildings to rust and decay, in a explicit example of the pen being mightier than the sword.
Guccione decided he would return to his roots, and go harder and more explicit than Playboy was willing.
Was there ever an anal scene with Linda? In 1965 Guccione, who continued to use the art of parody he learned as a cartoonist, made a parody flyer of a West End burlesque show.