Re: Nudity in Film

From: David P. Hayes
Newsgroups: rec.arts.movies.past-films
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 1998 10:10 PM

Maureen Goldman wrote in message <>…
>From the Maltin's guide description of TARZAN AND HIS MATE (1934):
>" … notable for pre-Code sexual candor and a distinct lack of

The tapes of "Tarzan and His Mate" in release now contain skinny-dipping footage that was not shown in theaters at the time of the film's release, nor to any paying audiences until the 1980s. Although filmed during the production of the movie, the footage of Jane swimming about after a branch lifts off her animal-skin covering, was, at the behest of the Hays/Breen censors, cut such that the scene quickly jumps from its beginning to its end.

David Hayes


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