Jane and Tarzan in She spends a good deal of time wearing a very revealing loincloth that would have been considered obscene if not for the prior nude swimming episode. It'll just take a moment. All three versions were eventually removed from the film due to protests from conservative religious groups, particularly the powerful Catholic Legion of Decency. Betty Roth wife of animal supervisor Louis Roth doubled for O'Sullivan for some close-up lion scenes at the end of filming due to O'Sullivan's absence for an appendectomy. McKay uncredited as directorwho was only billed as the animal director.
All three versions were eventually removed from the film due to protests from conservative religious groups, particularly the powerful Catholic Legion of Decency.
Me Tarzan, you censor
As broadcaster and critic Alistair Cooke wrote at the time: It turns out that there are stories withing stories surrounding this scene. In a few select theaters mostly in New York City the totally naked swimming scene was left in the film in its entirety. Cutten, was not seen when the film was screened by AMC in Nonetheless, it proved a step too far for the s, and the Hays office, which had just begun to apply the Code rigidly, swopped down.