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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 by the Evening Standard film-critic of the role of sex in the cinema.

Alexander Walker's goddesses include Mary Pickford, Mae West, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. 'Why', he asks,
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Paperback, 284 pages
Published 1966 by Penguin Books
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Alexander Walker was a film critic and author of a number of biographies and books on the film industry.
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