Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Black Eye Gag

This ad shows Carole Lombard with a black eye.

This is the movie that this poster was for. The one where the unfortunate woman has that unsightly bruise around her unhappy eyeball.

It wasn't the first time the blackeye gag was pulled, but it was probably the most heavily promoted instance of it in the history of the movies.

Violence against women in the comics:


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