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Dalton Trumbo, Johnny Got His Gun. Kazan also directed the movie version of his novel The Arrangement.
A likely candidate for a non-pornographic movie is Ecstasy, a Czech movie from 1933. Hedy Lamarr (yes, that Hedy Lamarr, an inventor of frequency hopping and spread spectrum for secret radio communication during World War II) is shown nude, a sex scene and an orgasm are depicted but only her face is shown during this scene. The movie was released in the ...
The episode Going Home from the Private Snafu series, completed by mid 1944, features a weapon which obliterated a Japanese island. The movie was not released. The actual rationale is not known for sure, but the similarity between the fictional weapon and nuclear weapons is listed as a possible reason that the movie wasn't released, and a postscript added ...
This question merits a shout-out to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, which used a similar technique way back in 1986. This wasn't showing a text message from a phone, but was certainly "capturing the viewer’s screen as part of the narrative itself":
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