Letters: Jul. 18, 1969

End of a Gimmick?

Sir: Pessimistic over the sex explosion [July 11]? Not me. Perhaps at last people will get so accustomed to the sight of the human body undraped that they will no longer spend their time and money just to see it. Soon movies, magazines, plays, etc., will have to come up with some other gimmick to attain the attention of the public and the dollar. Who knows? Maybe someone will even rediscover the use of thought and talent.

The end of morality, some say. How about the end of a gimmick and...

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