Walker, Alexander Sex in the Movies

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Sex in the Movies

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Walker, Alexander
Published by Pelican, London (1968)
ISBN 10: 0140209395 ISBN 13: 9780140209396
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Book Description Pelican, London, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. First Paperback Edition. Jean Cocteau once called the cinema 'that temple of sex with its goddesses, its guardians and its victims'. That remark forms the theme of this three-part study.goddesses include Mary Pickford, Mae West, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.the guardians are simiply the censors, British and American, whether as creators of taste or watch-dogs on morals. In the final section, devoted to victims, the author cites the fates of Mastroianni and Rock Hudson as evidence of the steadily falling graph of male supremacy in Italian and Hollywood sex-comedies. Illustrated with stills. Review copy with compliment slip. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002251

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