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The First Sex Scene in Movie History - First Female Orgasm in a Film
We may live in the era of Fifty Shades , but Hollywood movies haven't always been so liberal when it comes to depicting sex. Still, for as long as there have been moving images, there have been directors pushing the proverbial envelope—and by , the world of cinema had what's generally considered to be the first true movie sex scene. Let's break it down, shall we? The scene in question is in Ecstasy , a Czech film because American filmmakers weren't ready to go there yet starring legendary actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr.
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At 18 years old and only three years into her film career, Hedy Lamarr made history in the starring role of Eva Hermann in the Czech movie Ecstasy originally Extase. The movie caused quite a stir among audiences, critics, and even protest from Lamarr herself. When Lamarr signed on for the role, the young actress rushed through her contract and did not realize that she would have to strip down for the film. While the nude scene is innocent enough—her character leaves her clothes on her horse while she swims naked and must chase after it—Lamarr initially threatened to quit. The young woman who had recently removed herself from a loveless marriage becomes restless for Adam and the pair ultimately spend the night together.