9th AVN Awards
9th Annual Adult Video News Awards VHS box cover.jpg
The 9th Annual AVN Awards Show VHS box cover
DateJanuary 1992 (1992-01)
SiteBally’s Hotel and Casino, Paradise, Nevada
Hosted by
Produced byAnthony Devon[1]
Directed bySteven Austin[1]
Highlights
Best Picture
  • On Trial 1: In Defense of Savannah,
  • Wild Goose Chase (tie, Best Film)
Most awardsOn Trial 1: In Defense of Savannah (5)

The 9th AVN Awards ceremony, presented by Adult Video News (AVN), honored pornographic films released in 1991 in the United States and took place in January 1992, at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada.[1][2][3] During the ceremony, AVN presented AVN Awards in 59 categories. The ceremony was produced by Anthony Devon and directed by Steven Austin.[1] Actor Randy West hosted the show for the first time, with actresses Angela Summers and Hyapatia Lee as co-hosts.[1]

On Trial 1: In Defense of Savannah won the most awards with five, but tied for Best Film with Wild Goose Chase, which won four awards. Fetish was the gay movie with the most awards, also winning four.

Winners and nominees

The winners were announced during the awards ceremony in January 1992.

Major awards

Savannah, Best New Starlet winner
Savannah, Best New Starlet winner
Buck Adams, Best Actor—Film winner
Buck Adams, Best Actor—Film winner
Jeanna Fine, Best Actress—Film winner
Jeanna Fine, Best Actress—Film winner
John Stagliano, Best Director—Film winner
John Stagliano, Best Director—Film winner

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (double-dagger).[1][2]

Best Film Best Shot-on-Video Feature
  • On Trial 1: In Defense of Savannahdouble-dagger
  • Wild Goose Chase (tie)double-dagger[1][2][4]
    • Brandy and Alexander
    • Hothouse Rose Part 1
    • Imagine
    • Indian Summer
    • Lethal Passion
    • New Wave Hookers 2
    • Roxy
    • X Factor—The Next Generation[1]
  • Curse Of The Cat Womandouble-dagger[1][2]
    • An American Buttman in London
    • Buttman’s European Vacation
    • The Cockateer
    • Deep Inside Centerfold Girls
    • The Goddaughter
    • Hate To See You Go
    • Hunchback Of Notre Dame
    • Indiscretions
    • Maddams Family
    • Mirage
    • Only Game In Town?[1]
Best New Starlet
Best Actor—Film Best Actress—Film
Best Actor—Video Best Actress—Video
Best Supporting Actor—Film Best Supporting Actress—Film
Best Supporting Actor—Video Best Supporting Actress—Video
Best Director—Film Best Director—Video
Best Screenplay—Video Best Tease Performance
  • Tianna, Indian Summerdouble-dagger[1][2][4]
    • Kym Wilde, Bend Over Babes II[2]
Best Specialty Tape—Big Bust Best Specialty Tape—Bondage
Best Selling Tape—1991 Best Renting Tape—1991
Best Sex Scene, Film Best Sex Scene, Video (Couple)
Best Sex Scene, Video (Group) Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Video
  • Misty McCaine, Carrie Jones; An American Buttman In Londondouble-dagger[1][2][4]
    • Tianna, K. C. Williams, Heather Lere, Missy Warner; Buttwoman[2]

Additional award winners

These awards were also announced at the awards show.[2]

Honorary AVN awards

Hall of Fame

AVN Hall of Fame inductees for 1992 were: Ron Vogel, Rick Savage, Candida Royalle, Hyapatia Lee, Porsche Lynn, Michael Morrison, Mike Horner, Samantha Fox, Herschel Savage, Chris Cassidy, Britt Morgan[4]

Multiple nominations and awards

The following twelve movies received multiple awards:

Presenters and performers

The following individuals, in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers.[1]

Presenters

Presenters
Name(s) Role
Ed Powers
Holly Morgan
Presenters of the awards for Best Supporting Actor—Video and Best Supporting Actress—Video
Tonisha Mills
Cal Jammer
Nikki Wilde
Presenters of the awards for Best Supporting Actor—Film and Best Supporting Actress—Film
Raquel Darrian
Wayne Summers
Stacy Nichols
Presenters of the awards for Best Sex Scene in a Film and Best Video Sex Scene: Couple
Taylor Wane
Tianna Taylor
Domonique Simone
Presenters of the awards for Best Group Video Sex Scene, Best All-Girl Sex Scene and Best Tease Performance
Paul Fishbein
Randy West
Presenters of the awards for Best Selling Tape—1991 and Best Renting Tape—1991
Angela Summers
Ron Jeremy
Presenters of the award for Best Screenplay: Video
Hyapatia Lee
Randy West
Presenters of the award for Best Specialty Tape—Big Bust and Best Specialty Tape—Bondage
Shanna McCullough
Sharon Mitchell
Presenters of the award for Best New Starlet
Mike Horner
Ona Zee
Presenters of the award for Best Director—Film and Best Director—Shot-on-Video Feature
Victoria Paris
Sean Michaels
Lynn Lemay
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor—Film and Best Actress—Film
Lois Ayres
Marissa Malibu
Patricia Kennedy
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor—Video and Best Actress—Video
Ashlyn Gere Presenter of the award for Best Film
Tom Byron
Jeanna Fine
Presenters of the award for Best Shot-on-Video Feature

Performers

Chi Chi LaRue and the Stingers performed a musical number during the show.[1]

Ceremony information

Randy West hosted the 9th AVN Awards
Randy West hosted the 9th AVN Awards

Actor Randy West hosted the show for the first time. His co-host for the first half of the show was Angela Summers while Hyapatia Lee co-hosted the last half.[1] It was the seventh time the awards were presented live in Las Vegas[1] and the first time they were held in the Grand Ballroom of Bally's Casino.[2]

Several other people were involved with the production of the ceremony. The live show was produced by Gary Todd, Mark Stone and Paul Fishbein. A VHS videotape of the show was also published and sold by VCA Pictures, which was produced by Anthony Devon and directed by Steven Austin.[1]

New Wave Hookers 2 was announced as the Best Selling Tape of 1991 while the Best Renting Tape of the year was The Masseuse.[1]

Critical reviews

High Society magazine termed the awards banquet "awesome."[3] Hot Videos Illustrated said, "As usual, the parade of stars attracted every hot body in Vegas, much to the approval of a horny audience."[4]

See also

Notes

^1 Ashley Nicole was announced as one of the four winners of the Best Sex Scene—Film category,[1] however, this was an error as she was not in the movie. The correct actress, Taylor Wane, was reported in Adult Video News[2] and Hot Videos Illustrated[4] magazines.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am Austin, Steven (Director) (1992). The 9th Annual Adult Video News Awards (videotape). Chatsworth, California, USA: VCA Pictures.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao Ross, Gene (March 1992). "The Adult Video News Awards, 1992". Adult Video News. Vol. 7, no. 4. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. pp. 73–79. ISSN 0883-7090.
  3. ^ a b Reynolds, J. R. (August 1992). "Live Sex From Las Vegas". High Society. Vol. 17, no. 8. New York, New York: High Society Magazine. pp. 24–27. The Sahara Hotel was the site of the electronics show, while Bally's hosted the awesome awards banquet.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai "Vegas Sex-cess!". EFG Showcase (Hot Videos Illustrated). New York, New York: Eton Publishing Co. October 1992. pp. 34–37.

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