Using some stock footage and voice-over narration, this film examines the phenomenon of nudism throughout the world. Beginning in ancient Greece, the film tells of the origins of the nudist... See full summary »
Kienne de Mongeot,
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.
Jack La Rue
Jennie Gerhardt is a 1933 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Marion Gering for Paramount Pictures. It stars Sylvia Sidney, Mary Astor, and Edward Arnold. The film is based on the 1911 novel Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser.
"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of... See full summary »
Pierre (Pierre Richard-Willm), a young lawyer, has enormous debts due to his mistress Florence (Marie Bell), and her whims of luxury life. Pierre has gone too far and put the family firm in... See full summary »
Good depiction of nudism as wholesome. Beautiful bodies.
Stilted dialogue and silly fiction cover-story of a reporter sent to investigate. Interspersed crackpot comments on nudism as a cure-all are a detriment or added humor, depending on your tastes. What about skin cancer? At times they wear shoes and socks which gives a dorky look. Other times they scamper around completely bare, getting covered with dust - and no worries about thorns, snakes, or sunburn! Well worth watching, but not as good as "Unashamed (1938)"
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