Video: A Brief History of Swearing in Movies

Watch a short video covering the history of on-screen swearing.

  • · Posted 25 months Ago
  •  BY Joe Reeve

YouTube channel Movie Munchies has created this great short video covering the history of swearing in movies. The three-minute clip goes from the very first profanity used in film in 1929 - right the way up to South Park’s potty-mouthed Bigger, Longer & Uncut movie from 1999.

It brings up some interesting facts about swearing, such as the first use of "fuck" on film came from a cartoon, and that swearing was banned in movies from 1934 until 1968. Take a look above!

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