The Chief Cook In this Billy West a Charlie Chaplin imitator short silent comedy, Oliver Hardy appeared as Babe, the head of a touring theatre boarding house who inevitably caused trouble for West. She was portrayed as a predatory vamp luring men to ruin and destruction. Her biographical information claimed multiple abortions, venereal disease, dabbling in prostitution, and an out-of-wedlock child raised by foster care. By film's end, Dupont committed suicide by drowning himself - walking into the sea although in the re-release in , the suicide was toned down to just the act of contemplating suicide. Peeping Tom in the Dressing Room This voyeuristic short was sexually enticing to early male audiences. Tarzan of the Apes In this ten-reel silent film - the first screen version of Edgar Rice Burrough's jungle character, Tarzan at ten years old Gordon Griffith as younger ape-boy Tarzan, Elmo Lincoln as adult was almost nude for much of the first third of the film. As a homewrecker, she destroyed the marriage of wealthy lawyer and statesman John Schuyler, a successful Presidential special envoy to Britain. When the film was promoted, publicists realized that her name Theda Bara was an anagram for "Arab Death. A Fool There Was The full-bosomed Theda Bara became an overnight sensation after her appearance in this melodrama. She continued to seek after rich men, eventually marrying young statesman Knowles Murray Herbert Heyes again stolen from Helen - but still willing to be unfaithful with Stevens who had since regained his fortune. Blue is the Warmest Colour sparked an international firestorm over its frank depiction of sexuality between two young women, yet managed to win the Palme d'Or , the highest prize awarded at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in May The message film was considered a shocking and controversial film that was held up for many months because of its full nudity. As the shell opened, a sleeping or slumbering long-haired young model wearing a flesh-colored body stocking was curled up, but then slowly awakened from slumber and stood up. This orientation is to be found among many respectable people in all levels of society.