John Wayne is cast against type in this film, but the movie is remembered for Stanwyck's performance. As a longtime fan of Jean Harlow, I loved this film. His latest novel, Wings in the Darkis now available. The movie featured chorus girls in skimpy attire, simulated nudity, a naughty and voyeuristic baby, and the efforts by Dick Powell to extricate Ruby Keeler from a metal chastity belt. Even married couples were portrayed as sleeping in separate beds. The film deals directly with the obvious sexuality between Tarzan and Jane.
The overt sexuality also includes a brief nude scene where Harlow explains her goals in life, which she proceeds to implement.
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He's active in several local writers' groups and conducts novel-writing workshops at bookstores and libraries. The Hays code, implemented inbrought universal censorship to filmmaking and changed Hollywood dramatically. But it's the bawdy nature that the film is noted for, including these song lyrics: As a longtime fan of Jean Harlow, I loved this film. Today's moviegoers unfamiliar with pre-code films will be surprised by the number of movies that addressed adult themes, displayed nudity, and overt sexuality. The overt sexuality also includes a brief nude scene where Harlow explains her goals in life, which she proceeds to implement.