War widow and pre-teen daughter leave home of tyrannical father-in-law in Florida, get lost on a detour, and find shelter at a nudist colony.

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J. Randolph Latimore
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War widow and pre-teen daughter leave home of tyrannical father-in-law in Florida, get lost on a detour, and find shelter at a nudist colony.

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In 1957 the film's producers, Excelsior Pictures, sued the state of New York for refusing to grant the film a license to be shown in that state because the state censors--in this case, the Regents of the University of New York--deemed it to be "obscene" because it shows full frontal nudity. The New York Court of Appeals ruled that nudity, in and of itself, is not obscene and that this film, and by extension any nudist film, could be shown in the state. See more »

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This picture was produced with approval of the American Sunbathing Association and supervised by its executive director, Norval E. Packwood. See more »

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I remember this film hitting the theatres when I was a kid but of course I couldn't go to see it much to my disappointment. Having recently got a copy on DVD I found it a refreshing change from other "nudies" of the period, for one thing most of the people in it could act, including the little girl who later went on to be a regular in a TV series. Also it was great to see they didn't utilise the method commonly used in other films of the genre of people walking around with a beach ball or magazine held in front of there lower regions which frankly always made the scenes laughable, with the exception of a brief frontal shot of the little girl no one was filmed full frontal which took away the comic aspect and gave a more serious impression. One thing I wonder though is in today's so called liberated society would they still be allowed to show a man pick up a little naked girl and run his hand up and down her back while talking to her? I doubt it.


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