The Seven Year Itch: Sex, Consumerism, & The Post War Nation

Billy Wilder’s 1955 film, The Seven Year Itch, manages to capture a nation on the brink of a sexual revolution, a cultural uprising in consumerism, and the state of mainstream entertainment. Through the relationship of pulp novelette executive, Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell), and his voluptuous upstairs neighbor, who is referred to only as The Girl … Continue reading