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Revealing the Racy Original Cut of 'Babyface'

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Revealing the Racy Original Cut of 'Babyface'

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Revealing the Racy Original Cut of 'Babyface'

Revealing the Racy Original Cut of 'Babyface'

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In 1933, Warner Brothers released the film Babyface, starring Barbara Stanwyck. As a pre-code film, it's always been known for provocative material. But until Mike Mashon, curator at the Motion Picture Division of the Library of Congress, found a never-before-seen cut, no one knew just how racy it really was.