DeMillelater known as a family entertainment specialist, included several nude scenes in his early films such as The Sign of the CrossFour Frightened Peopleand Cleopatra At the same time, Japan's adult film industry began churning out sex-and-violence B-movies similar to the roughie sexploitation films coming out of the U. The fact that Gallo apparently used a prosthetic penis for the scene doesn't make it any less uncomfortable to watch, nor does the fact that the scene actually does serve a purpose somewhat in the big picture. Who's Who of Victorian Cinema. Throughout the thirties, nudist films like Why Nudism? He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but John Frankenheimer 's sci-fi thriller Seconds contained an extended sequence of full frontal male and female nudity that was deleted from the original American release in which bohemian revelers dance and play in a wine vat.
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The French film Stranger by the Lake is set on a male nude beach, showing much male full frontal nudity. Parents Guide: Entertainment Focus. The Bakla Review. Though in place, the Hays Code was not enforced untilspurred on in response to objections voiced by several groups to the content of Hollywood films — provoked at least partly by the notorious Czech film Ecstasywhich was highly controversial in its time largely because of a nude swimming scene by Hedy Lamarr as well as perhaps the first non-pornographic film to portray sexual intercourse,  although never showing more than the actors' faces. Manuel Pradal Stars: The curiosity and the contrversy helped garner it a broader audience.