Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sanitized For Our Protection

When booze-drinking Babbitts convene
They grope and they grab -- It's obscene!
So Jack did agree
Their wives mustn't see
Their out-of-town habits onscreen.

Donald B. Benson

Dick Powell, Mary Astor and Adolf Menjou revel in Convention City (Archie Mayo; 1933). Studio head Jack L. Warner ordered that all prints of the racy sex comedy be destroyed.

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