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  • Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema (2007)
  • 70 min | Documentary, History
Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema (2007)
70 min | Documentary, History

An overview of the portrayal and influence of sexuality on film, from the silent era until the administration of the Hays Code in 1934.
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May 23, 2007 (United States)

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Diane Lane
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Leatrice Joy Gilbert
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Holly Madison
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Betsy Moore
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Paul Tucci
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Theda Bara
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Clara Bow
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Louise Brooks
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Cecil B. DeMille
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Douglas Fairbanks
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John Gilbert
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Cary Grant
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Ann Harding
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Jean Harlow
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Will H. Hays
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William Randolph Hearst
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Theodore Roosevelt
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Rudolph Valentino
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Fannie Ward
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Mae West
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Woodrow Wilson
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