Inside the FBI file of Herbert Streicher, aka "Deep Throat" male lead Harry Reems

The FBI recently released the file of Herbert Streicher, better known by his stage name, Harry Reems. Streicher played the doctor in the controversial adult film "Deep Throat," released in 1972. In connection with distribution of that film and "The Devil in Miss Jones" — another X-rated feature that Streicher both produced and performed in — the FBI arrested Streicher at his flat in New York City in 1974. But the Bureau's concern spread beyond Streicher and his films. The mustachioed man's file reveals a connection between the mafia and the adult film industry.

Scroll through our interactive timeline below to explore Streicher's FBI file, or read the whole document for yourself. You can also view the timeline in fullscreen here.






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