After #MeToo, here's what the movies taught me about being a woman


One of the most ravishing kisses in movies is in “The Quiet Man,” a John Ford classic. Maureen O’Hara plays an Irish villager who falls for John Wayne’s Irish-American stranger. They first see each other while she’s tending sheep barefoot, and initially, they mostly trade searching looks. But one night he finds that this willful woman has sneaked into his house.

She runs for the door. He pulls her to him. They scuffle and, as he holds her right arm behind her back, her left arm goes limp. He leans down to.

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