There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
The 1970 movie “There Was a Crooked Man…” is a classic western starring Kirk Douglas and Henry Fonda. The film follows the story of a group of outlaws who are trying to escape from prison. While the movie is full of action and adventure, it also contains some surprisingly explicit sexual moments.
The most memorable of these moments is when Douglas’ character, Paris Pitman, seduces a young woman in a saloon. The scene is surprisingly graphic for its time, with Pitman aggressively kissing the woman and then unbuttoning her shirt. The scene is made even more explicit when Pitman is shown lying on top of the woman, his hand on her breast.
Another memorable sexual moment comes when Pitman and his gang are on the run and they come across a group of women in a barn. Pitman takes one of the women, named Mary, and the two share a passionate kiss. The scene is surprisingly intimate and romantic, and it is one of the few moments in the movie that shows Pitman in a more vulnerable light.
The final sexual moment comes when Pitman and his gang are in a Mexican town and they come across a group of prostitutes. Pitman takes one of the women, named Maria, and the two share a passionate kiss. The scene is surprisingly intimate and romantic, and it is one of the few moments in the movie that shows Pitman in a more vulnerable light.
Overall, “There Was a Crooked Man…” contains some surprisingly explicit sexual moments. While the movie is mainly focused on action and adventure, these moments provide a glimpse into the more intimate side of the characters.
Kirk Douglas strips naked facing away from the camera and hops into a barrel to take a bath. As he does so a quick glimpse of his testicles is shown.
A prisoner draws a topless woman on a wall with chalk. Other prisoners are noticeably lusting over it.
A woman visiting the prison is caught in the middle of a prison riot fight in the dining area. She isn't hurt but portions of her clothes are ripped off until she is only wearing pantaloons and low cut undergarment revealing cleavage. It's all for comedic affect. According to Barbara Rhoades, who played that role, she ended up running around totally nude for that scene but that part was cut out of the film for some reason.
A young man and girl are laying on a pool table in her house kissing. He unbuttons her shirt revealing a breast. But then they are interrupted by the girl's father.
An older man is leaving the bedroom of an older woman. She is laying in bed. She pulls the blanket aside to reveal her breasts to try and get him to come back to bed, but he turns and leaves.
A brothel is shown where a man is caressing boobs of a prostitute.
A few scenes where breasts are visible. About three scenes of brief rear male nudity.