Posts Tagged ‘hollywood’

Here is a list compiled for Andrew Heisle from a Hollywood Spanks article. It is no means exhaustive, but useful anyway. Forsaking All Others (1934), dir. W.S. Van Dyke Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife (1938), dir. Ernst Lubitsch Reap the Wild Wind (1942), dir. Cecille B. DeMille Too Young to Kiss (1951), dir. Robert Z. Leonard West […]


Deanna Durbin, who died last month, was an actress who in her early days played the girl-next-door and often danced around the issue of getting spanked. In 1941, aged 20, the same year she was actually spanked in the movie Nice Girl, she was embroiled in a real life spanking threat in her conflict with […]


Came across this publicity still for McLintock! For anyone who hasn’t seen the movie, the spanking in question was instigated by Patrick Wayne with a coal shovel provided by an on looking father played by John Wayne. Most people focus on the prolonged Maureen O’Hara spanking at the climax of the film, but Stephanie Powers […]