Radley Metzger was born on January 21, 1929, and died on March 31, 2017.
He was an American filmmaker and film distributor, most noted for popular artistic, adult-oriented films, including I, a Woman (1966), Camille 2000 (1969), The Lickerish Quartet (1970), The Image (1975) and The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976).
According to one film reviewer, Metzger’s films, including those made during the Golden Age of Porn, are noted for their “lavish design, witty screenplays, and a penchant for the unusual camera angle”.
Noted by another reviewer, his films were “highly artistic – and often cerebral … and often featured gorgeous cinematography”.
Additionally, Film and audio works by Metzger have been added to the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.
He died in New York City.
Radley Metzger passed away at 88 years old.