Bowdlerise Film Discussion

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12:33:13 PM Mar 1st 2014
Removed because it's completely wrong (It's a script change done before the movie release, not an edit in movie rereleases, and the Transformers movie didn't had similar editings about Optimus Prime's death at all)

  • G.I. Joe: The Movie: Duke goes from dead to being in a "coma," and then recovering (off-screen), thanks to similar editing done in Transformers: The Movie. Note that this was done entirely upon reaction to Optimus Prime's death in the aforementioned movie, which was met with such negative reaction that the original plans of killing off Duke were scrapped. And the funny thing is, the live-action sequel was delayed because of a dispute over killing Duke (as played by Channing Tatum).
02:44:01 PM Mar 1st 2014
Not to mention the delay in the sequel to the live action movie wasn't because of killing Duke.
11:51:32 AM May 10th 2013
Cut this from the page as this involved going from one medium to another (an adaptation) as opposed the original work being censored:

  • The Children's Hour is a play about two female teachers accused by an evil student of being in a lesbian relationship. When it was adapted to a movie in the 1930s, the lesbian relationship was changed to the two women dating (and fighting over) the same man. The 1961 adaptation called The Childrens Hour is truer to the original, though some editing needed to be done to appease the censors (as homosexuality still wasn't accepted in the 1960s).

Despite what I said in the edit reasons, I hesitate to list it in Adaptational Modesty on the grounds that it doesn't involve making outfits less revealing.
09:31:06 AM Mar 2nd 2014
Added it back (among other examples), since Tropes Are Not Narrow and there's no other existing trope that covers that sort of thing.
09:08:55 PM Apr 18th 2012
considering that a "B-girl" is just another name for a prostitute, albeit one who tries to seduce drunk men in a bar and usually ends up going home with one once last call rolls around, how this is an improvement from a streetwalker is anyone's guess

In modern slang, perhaps. But dictionaries define "B-girl" as "a woman paid to encourage customers at a bar to buy her drinks", and this was definitely the recognized meaning in the 1940s. To be fair, it could have more risqué implications, but so does being a burlesque performer, which is Kitty's cover story.
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