Obscene, Indecent, Immoral, and Offensive: 100+ Years of Censored, Banned, and Controversial Films
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Obscene, Indecent, Immoral, and Offensive: 100+ Years of Censored, Banned, and Controversial Films

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This entertaining and insightful book is the first devoted exclusively to films that push the cinematic envelope with explicit language, nudity, sex, violence, or adult themes.
Paperback, 364 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Limelight Editions
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Paul
Apr 28, 2013 Paul rated it 3 of 5 stars
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110 YEARS OF MORAL PROGRESS

I imagine the worthies who campaigned against The Way French Bathing Girls Bathe, Hazing Affair in a Girls’ Boarding School and It’s Dangerous to Tickle a Soubrette in 1899 might have a few conniption fits if presented with Tumbling Doll of Flesh(1998) or The Human Centipede(2009).
I think they might possibly question the notion of human moral progress as regards relations between the sexes, in particula...more
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