The Last Picture Show

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Artist: Peter Bogdanovich

Year: 1971

Date of Action: 1973

Region: North America

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Subject: Nudity

Medium: Film Video

Confronting Bodies: City attorney of Phoenix

Description of Artwork: "It was released in 1971, and the picture caused a sensation with its frank depiction of teenage (and adult) sex and salvation in a dusty little North Texas town in 1951-52"

The Incident: "In 1973, the city attorney of Phoenix banned the film as obscene (because of the skinny-dipping scene) and it took a federal court to declare it safe for viewing."

Results of Incident: Banned in Phoenix

Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jay-weston/the-last-picture-show-is-_b_1103125.html, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067328/?ref_=nv_sr_1