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TCM Remembers: From Farley Granger & Elizabeth Taylor to Last Silent Film Actresses & Tura Satana + Those MIA

Farley Granger shirtless publicity shot ca. late 1940s. A Samuel Goldwyn discovery in the early 1940s, dark and handsome Farley Granger (born on July 1, 1925, in San Jose, California) might have become a bigger star had he not been under contract to the independent producer, whose output was considerably […]


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TCM Remembers: From Farley Granger & Elizabeth Taylor to Last Silent Film Actresses & Tura Satana + Those MIA



Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider: LAST TANGO IN PARIS Butter Sex Scene Offensively Ridiculous

Maria Schneider Schneider vs. Bernardo Bertolucci vs. Marlon Brando: Last Tango in Paris Blame Game After Marlon Brando died in 2004, Maria Schneider watched Last Tango in Paris once again and found it “kitsch.” Watching the infamous butter sex/rape scene below, one can see why. The “thrusting, jabbing eroticism” that […]


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Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider: LAST TANGO IN PARIS Butter Sex Scene Offensively Ridiculous



Maria Schneider: Controversial 'Last Tango in Paris' Actress Dies

Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider in Bernardo Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris. The scandalous film was reviled by Lucille Ball, admired by Robert Altman, and reinterpreted by Ingmar Bergman Maria Schneider, best known for her sex scenes with Marlon Brando in Bernardo Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris (1972), died of cancer […]


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Maria Schneider: Controversial 'Last Tango in Paris' Actress Dies