The war is fought with glances and flirtations, wit and beauty, manipulation and desire.And in this battle, women often win—even if the victory is sometimes equivocal.
She claims that 1953 was a key year as the producers of the film The Moon Is Blue challenged the Motion Picture Production Code rules against using the word 'virgin', Hugh Hefner introduced Playboy magazine, and sexologist Alfred Kinsey drew attention to the way women were having sex before marriage.
In the movies, playboys played by Rock Hudson or Tony Curtis would try to bed marriage-minded women played by Doris Day or Marilyn Monroe, and the central question would seem to be "will she or won't she?
Sex comedy or more broadly sexual comedy is a genre in which comedy is motivated by sexual situations and love affairs.
Although "sex comedy" is primarily a description of dramatic forms such as theatre and film, literary works such as those of Ovid may be considered sex comedies.
" sex comedies, starring Doris Day, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe.