Ecstasy (1933) Poster



Was the first (non pornographic) film to depict a woman's orgasm.
First non-pornographic movie with a (faked) sex-scene.
The erotic close-ups of Hedy Lamarr's face in the throes of passion were aided, she says, by the director unexpectedly jabbing her in the derriere with a pin in order to get the desired expressions on her face.
This film was banned from importation into the United States by the Department of the Treasury in January 1935.
Hedy Lamarr lied about her age when she auditioned for the film. She was, in fact, only 17.
Pope Pius XII publicly denounced the film.
The song in the outdoor café is performed by the famous Comedian Harmonists.
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