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Monday, October 15, 2012

Dodson Betty, Last Tango in Paris, 1973

The series of illustrations was made by Betty Dodson shortly after the movie, The Last Tango in Paris, came out in 1972.  Illustrations were commissioned by Evergreen magazine (Grove Press) and later on were censored  thanks to lawyer's advice that they are too controversial and would get busted by the Justice department. Drawings never saw the light of day. They are probably not complete, I found them scattered on Betty Dodson´s page:

From the book Brando Unzipped by Darwin Porter

All pictures Copyright Betty Dodson

14" x 10.5"

Sigmund Freud is smoking penis-shaped cigar

Maria Schneider

Sister Maria became one of  feminist ideals.

Maria Schneider

Maria Schneider in Last Tango in Paris

Picture from "Last Tango in Paris"

Sigmund Freud, detail from one above picture


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