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BNW: Historical ContextRoaring 20’sSexual RevolutionIt was a period of social liberty,particularly for women.Was the beginnings of the revolution, before retreating back into the closet and thenreemerging in the 60sMany ladies began to wear short dresses and flaunt their legs in public.They smoked and drank in publicgoing into speakeasies with their fashionable bobbed hair and painted faces to consumeillegal alcoholflirt with guyslisten and dance to hot jazz musicTechnologyWomen are depicted in their full feminine splendor, exhibiting their attractive bodiesand indulging in sexually charged dialogue and activities.made prior to the Motion Picture Production Code (“Hays Code”), which was initiallyintroduced by the American film industry in 1930 and fully enforced in 1934Ex: Marlene Dietrich in her movie, Morocco, entertaining a nightclub crowd whilewearing a men’s tuxedo, kisses a woman from the audience on the lipsBirth Control Movement

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Margaret Sanger, Sexual intercourse, Cinema of the United States, Marlene Dietrich

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