It began with the birth of cinema itself, but by the 1940s amateur erotic productions of beautiful naked models and strippers performing their dances abounded. Blue or stag movies were produced secretly in homes, the film washed in bathtubs, then circulated discreetly, because it was a felony to be caught viewing or possessing them. Several of the shorts in this collection begin with the protective disclaimer "This film is released for art classes and art students and is not intended for public exhibition." Also featured in this collection is rare footage of burlesque queen, actress Sally Rand performing her famous Bubble Dance.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.
Have you watched Forbidden Cinema: Volume 4: Lost Burlesque Classics yet? What did you think about it?