1972: Making the X-rated “Last Tango in Paris”


In 1972, Brando appeared in the X-rated “Last Tango in Paris.” Following its release, Brando, co-star Maria Schneider, director Bernardo Bertolucci, and producer Alberto Grimaldi were charged in Italy with making pornography but were cleared.

[Pictured: Marlon Brando, Bernardo Bertolucci and Maria Schneider during filming of “The Last Tango in Paris” in 1973.]