Jessica Rabbit (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, 1988). JR takes the gold for adult-grade sexuality. Despite her own sheath of ironic self-awareness, Disney waged a most unironic marketing campaign, targeting yet more pre-adolescents with Rabbit's pendulous appendages. "I'm not bad," Jessica reminded us, "I'm just drawn that way." It's a complex defense for any toon, and one wonders what the newly talkative Tinkerbell would make of it.
THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT, 2011
ART Deco -
the time between two world wars -
colourful, exhuberant, fun-loving....1920 ushered in a decade of great optimism. It was a time when the rules were broken, new territories explored...when women broke free from many of the sartorial and social restrictions that had plagued their mothers and grandmothers. They wore looser, shorter clothes, cropped their hair and acquired a more assertive attitude. The Great War was over, women had the vote, technology was making life easier and it was the height of the Jazz age...
~By the mid 1920s the typical American town was in full sexual bloom. The change came with erotic fashions, literature and movies and an unsuspected sexual aid, the automobile.~