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Subject: Kandi Barbour Information Version 1.4
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 99 02:51:37
Kandi Barbour Information 1.4 (7/98) Copyright 1998 by CA38 May be freely
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- Original Version 1.0 posted 1/96
- Version 1.1 corrects spelling errors 5/96
- Version 1.2 adds additional information on magazine layouts (Thanks Frodo!) 1/97
- Version 1.3 adds Blue Vanities Information, comments on movies, reorganize,
- general information. 3/98
- Version 1.4 adds bio and other details. 7/98
Corrections and additions are always welcome!
A special thank you to those who have provided data for this posting. Thanks -
you know who you are...
Kandi Barbour was, in my humble opinion, one of the loveliest women to ever do
hard-core. She had a sweet face, nice hair, but oh, that body. If you like
Puffy Nipples, she is a goddess. Of course, no one is perfect, and she
couldn't act her way out of a paper bag. She was in the business but a few
years, from early 1979 to 1983 or thereabouts by my estimation, but as you can
see below, was very busy during those years. For some time after, her visage
graced magazine ads.
AKA Kandi. Candi Barber, Barbeau
Her real name was Linda Jean Smith, from the town of Shawnee, Kansas. I have
held off on publishing her full name until I saw that it was published on a web
site detailing her early years in San Francisco. This and more of her early
biography is from a fellow who's Nome de net is Archbishop Jim. Kandi
evidently lived with him on and off for several years, both before and during
her Porn years. For more from this source, the URL is:
Appeared Circa 1981 on the Robin Byrd show, a cable access program.
Evidently worked in the phone sex industry for a while, according to reports.
According to Cinema Blue (March 1986) She moved from New York to Hawaii
sometime after late 1983 / early 1984, dancing from time to time there. She
was said to have fallen on "hard times" Someone emailed me that during this
time she appeared on the TV series Magnum PI in a small role, but I have no
confirmation of that..
An article in Adult Cinema Review at about that times states that she was
living in Manhattan, on the East side with a musician. The pics with the
article shows that she has gained 30 - 50 pounds since her prime days, also had
what looked like a tattoo of a rose on her left breast.
For a current list of her available movies, you can also check Excalibur's Porn
Star Mall, where you can also see a picture of her. She is also featured quite
a bit in the newsgroup alt.binaries.erotica.puffies.
Movies ( Original list courtesy of The Bio Keeper - Thanks!)
Ratings for movies I have seen (One to Five Stars on the Kandi Content
- All the Loving Couples(NUDITY ONLY) (1976)
- Blowing Your Mind (1984)
- Blue Vanities Tape 17 (Loop) "The Bath" ***, Super Rod***
- Blue Vanities Tape 37 "The Picnic"***
- Blue Vanities Tape 50
- Blue Vanities Tape 63 "Picnic Passion" (May be the same as # 37)
- Blue Vanities Tape 65(LOOP) (1988)
- Blue Vanities Tape 121 "Tricky Dick" ***
- Blue Vanities Tape 276 "Hide and Seek" ***
- Blue Vanities Tape S-560 (Lesbian) "Virgin Lesbian" **
- Blue Vanities(LOOP) (1988)
- Bon Appetite (1980) *
- The Budding of Brie (1980) ***
- California Gigolo(NONSEX) (1979)
- Centerfold Fever (1981) **
- Champagne for Breakfast (1980) ****
- Chopstix (1979)
- Classic Swedish Erotica Volume 22(LOOP) (1986)
- Classic Swedish Erotica Volume 27(LOOP) (1987)
- Classic Swedish Erotica Volume 31(LOOP) (1987)
- Come Get Me (1983) *** (She is heavy in this film)
- Creme D'Femme #2(LOOP) (1981)
- Cum Shot Revue: Volume II(LOOP) (1985)
- Extremes (1981)
- F (1980) ** (But a great film anyway...)
- Goodbye Girls (1980) ***
- Kate and the Indians (1978) ***
- The Love-In Arrangement (1981)
- Mrs. Rodgers Neighborhood(CLIP) (1987)
- Nanci Blue (1979) *****
- Neon Nights (1981) **** (And a good film otherwise as well)
- Odds and Ends(LOOP) (1981) **** (Taking a bath in a clear bathtub)
- Pandora's Mirror (1981) *** (A classic film, but not enough Kandi !)
- The Party Part 1 & 2(LOOP) (1979)
- The Pink Ladies (1980) **
- Platinum Paradise (1981) ****
- Rolls Royce Volume 1(LOOP) (1980) *** (She plays a maid in a three way)
- Screwples (1979)
- Sex Boat (1980) **
- Sizzle (1980)
- Small Town Girls (1979) (In the print that I saw, she was barely in the movie)
- Snow Honeys(LOOP) (1980) (2 Loops, both Superman takeoffs; one a three way with
- Stranger In Town(NONSEX) (1978)
- Swedish Erotica Volume 14(LOOP) (1979)
- Swedish Erotica #283 - "Sisters of Lust"
- Swedish Erotica #287 - "Hide & Seek"
- Sweet Cheeks (1980)
- That Lucky Stiff (1980)
- Twilight Pink (1981)
- Ultra Flesh (1980) (Again, barely in movie)
- Young Wild and Wonderful (1980) ***** (Well worth getting)
Magazines / Books (Hard-core)
Sex Stars Favorite Positions
1980, Palm Springs, Merchandise for Mailers Publishing
(This is a 5" X 8" book, with a blue cover and pictures of Desiree Cousteau,
Leslie Bovee and many more on the cover; still widely available)
Horny Tawny - Star of X-rated Video
No date - Swedish Erotica Very nice magazine that shows Kandi wearing a Blue
stripped top by a pool.
No date - Connoisseur Series A very nice magazine, shows Kandi with a pink
dress on - for a while!
No date, but from the price ($5) I would guess 1979 or so - a mostly black and
white magazine with some shots of Kandi as part of a three way
Sweet and Sexy - Feast your eyes on this gorgeous brunette!
No date - Swedish Erotica (Cover price $17.50) Excellent magazine - if you
own only one Kandi hard-core this would be it. She starts off wearing a red
dress with blue and yellow stripes across the front just below shoulder - even
includes so posed solo shots.
Out Takes from Caballero Videos
No date, (Cover price $45.00) Better than average film book on the Swedish
Erotica loops; Kandi is in two, # 283 and # 287
The Best of Pretty Girls Photo Revue Magazine - Volume 5
No date (Cover price $35.00) Kandi is on the cover of this magazine; very
worthwhile, but similar to the more common title below. Goes by the name
Hard Sex - Number 1
No date (but recently reprinted around 1994 or so, cover price $20) Kandi is
on the cover of this magazine, from the same session as the above title, but
every shot is slightly different. Also has a small Nancy Suiter layout. Worth
Unknown hard-core magazine
No other info on this layout, which is titled Picnic Lessons - Film # 67.
Kandi is wearing a very nice summer dress at first.
One of the early issues, perhaps 5 or 6, a layout titled "Nightcap", with
photography by Ed Seeman (!)
February 1980 Volume 24 # 2 As Kandi - features a nice layout and scenes from
November 198(2 or 3) Titled "Sugar Coated Kandi"
Adult Cinema Review - date unknown - layout shows K. getting tattoo on
Adult Cinema Review
November 1982 "A chunk of Kandi" By this time she had started to put on the
Big Boobs - mag - 1982 - "Kandi is for Sucking" photo layout
November 1979 - "Happy Landings" set in an airplane hanger in the 1930s - very
May 1980 As Kandi, nice pictures but rotten print quality - photography by Ed
Cones Volume One Number One
No date Parliament Publications (cover price $6) a mostly black and white
magazine, a couple of color pictures of Kandi.
April 1979 - Cover and feature in this motorcycle magazine
Eros Porn Stars
Eros # 14, 1981 6 page layout titled The Three faces of Kandi - she is
wearing three different outfits - nice
Expose - year unknown - "T&A Times" - Kandi Barbour and "Hawaiian"
Expose - year unknown - "Candi Porn's Sweet Wet Dream Takes A Powder"
1981 or 1982 As "Judy" nice layout.
Game - March 1979 - Cover and photo layout "Flare for Fashion" (K. and
Date Unknown, probably 1981, as "Colleen", similar to Swank layouts
June 1982 Porn Star of the Month nice pics, some interesting information about
her - supposedly did a part in 1982 on a TV Soap "Search for tomorrow"
Juggs - year unknown - "Apple Nipples" photo layout
July 1979 layout "Texas Ranger" - very cute almost wearing a cowboy outfit
No date - published by Stag. Typical shots, story
1981 - 1983 She is in many consecutive issues during this period, fronting for
the letters column, first as "Nora Kuddeluv", and after at least May 82 as
Kandi - some of her nicest pictures appear this way - worth looking for.
March 1979 as Darla, on cover and centerfold, different layout than below. She
looks very sweet in this feature.
August 1979 as Darla, on cover and centerfold. Also appears in the Best of
Swank, Winter 1981
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