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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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Mickey Knox ...
Johnny Patterson
Jamie O'Hara ...
Susan Latimore
Karen Sue Trent ...
Joan Latimore
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J. Randolph Latimore
Jane Rose
Paula Morris
Stephen Gray
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Norval E. Packwood
Jane Starling
John Royal
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John Roy
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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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According to historian Eric Schaefer, this was the first film about nudism shot in color. 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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Referenced in Naked in the 21st Century (2004) See more »

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9 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

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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