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Garden of Eden (1954)

 -  Drama  -  15 April 1955 (France)
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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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Jane Rose
Paula Morris
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Norval E. Packwood
Jane Starling
John Royal
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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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When the film played in Tampa, Florida, for an adults only audience, a married couple was turned away because the wife was only twenty years old. The woman, it turned out, had appeared in the film, but was considered too young to see herself nude on screen. See more »

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An innocent nudie flick with a memorable song: Let's Go Sunnin'
15 January 2003 | by (Huntington Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

At 11 I was the youngest member of Local B22 of the Theatrical and Stagehands Union in Seattle who worked at the El Rancho Drive-in Theater between Auburn and Kent in Washington State. The Honey Drive-in Theater chain booked this film into our little farm-community where it was a real cause celebre. The family had a council to determine if I would work as a speaker repairman that week. It was determined that a little T & A would not harm me. I had great status with my junior high school buddies for having seen the film not once but twice a day for a week. The chain never booked a nudie film in our theater again.

There was a song called "Let's Go Sunnin'" which I inadvertently memorized and can sing, poorly, to this day. The song was resurrected in a commercial for the San Diego Visitor's Bureau that played throughout the Northeast USA during at least 1998 through 2000.


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