All mainstream Hollywood sex comedies of the early to mid ’60s are pretty close to unwatchable now. A year or two ago I was close to condemning Lover Come Back as the most painfully unfunny, but they’re all horrendous to sit through. All that sexual interest, energy and intrigue, and all of it suffocated and shackled. So many U.S. comedies about characters wanting to get randy, and all of them constrained because of the industry’s still-prevailing production code, which didn’t begin to erode until ’66 or thereabouts.
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