Come Back, Little Sheba ★★★½

watched almost entirely because prior walter from angels in america named his cat little sheba, haha. really more of a 3 than a 3 1/2, but the historical context of it being made in 1952 elevates the thin plot — an older wife with a younger husband! a woman sketching a scantily clad man as he poses for her! they even say the word “s*x”!!! i would’ve fainted in ye ol’ picture palace