Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
The 1952 classic film, “Come Back, Little Sheba”, is a powerful drama about a married couple, Doc and Lola, and their struggles with infidelity, addiction, and loneliness. The film is set in the 1950s, a time when the sexual revolution was just beginning to take hold. As such, the film contains several moments of sexual tension and exploration.
The most prominent sexual moment in the film occurs when Doc and Lola’s neighbor, Marie, visits their home. Marie is a young, attractive woman who is clearly interested in Doc. As she talks to him, she moves closer and closer to him, eventually sitting on his lap. This moment of sexual tension is heightened by the fact that Lola is in the room, watching the two of them.
The film also contains a scene in which Doc and Lola are in bed together. As they talk, Doc begins to caress Lola’s arm, and the two of them share a passionate kiss. This moment of intimacy is interrupted when Doc’s son, Turk, enters the room.
The film also contains a scene in which Doc and Lola are in a bar, and Doc is flirting with a woman. This moment of flirtation is interrupted when Lola notices and angrily confronts Doc.
Finally, the film contains a scene in which Doc and Lola are in the bedroom, and Doc is trying to seduce Lola. He begins to caress her body, and the two of them share a passionate kiss. This moment of intimacy is interrupted when Lola’s son, Turk, enters the room.
Overall, “Come Back, Little Sheba” is a powerful drama that contains several moments of sexual tension and exploration. These moments serve to highlight the struggles of Doc and Lola’s marriage, and the film’s exploration of the sexual revolution of the 1950s.
A well-built college athlete poses for an art student's drawing, wearing a revealing track outfit. Later, he is shirtless in one of a handful of scenes in which they are making out. He expresses dismay that the girl's landlady is overly attentive to his physique as he poses. Both the landlady and her husband are affectionate toward the younger couple in a manner that implies a sexual attraction they indulge to compensate for their tired marriage.
A female college student becomes romantically involved with an athlete, even though she is almost engaged to another young man who is away.
A young woman struggles with a young man, fighting off an unwanted aggressive kiss, as she tries to decide how far she wants their relationship to proceed.
One use of the word "slut".