It generally contains nudity or partial nudity in sexually suggestive situations.
Johann Schwarzer formed his Saturn-Film production company which between 19 produced 52 erotic productions, each of which contained young local women fully nude, to be shown at those screenings.
Before Schwarzer's productions, erotic films were provided by the Pathé brothers from French produced sources.
It contains graphic sexual activity and visible penetration.
A pornographic work is characterized as hardcore if it has any hardcore content.
Such films continued to be produced but could only be distributed by underground channels.
Because the viewing of such films carried a social stigma, they were viewed at brothels, adult movie theaters, stag parties, at home, in private clubs and also at night cinemas.
The 7-minute 1896 film Le Coucher de la Mariée had Louise Willy performing a bathroom striptease.
was released as a short nickelodeon kinetoscope/film featuring a gyrating belly dancer named Fatima.
In the same year, The May Irwin Kiss contained the very first kiss on film.