Sunday, June 19, 2005

Broadcast Legend Joe Franklin Salutes Mae West

-- Former TV Host Exposes the "Real" Mae at a Birthday Party for the Movie Queen --
On Wednesday evening August 17, 2005, broadcast legend JOE FRANKLIN will speak about his television and radio interviews as well as his intimate conversations with the actress MAE WEST during her rousing birthday party in midtown Manhattan.
FRANKLIN will also discuss his enthusiasm for the play "Courting Mae West," which is based on true events during the 1920s when the buxom blonde was arrested and jailed for trying to stage two different plays on Broadway about homosexuals and drag queens. Attendees will be treated to a variety of entertainment including a mini-performance of "Courting Mae West," written by dramatist LindaAnn Loschiavo.
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Joe Franklin, Mae West, actress Louise Lasser, and others.
Editorial coverage is invited.
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An Exciting Nightlife Event to Celebrate the Birthday of Mae West

What: Birthday Party & Seance for Mae West: Fundraiser for "Courting Mae West"
What's Special: A&E is filming this evening as part of a reality TV Program
When: evening of August 17th, 2005 - Mae's birthday
Where: Bill's Gay 90s on East 54th Street [near Madison Avenue], NYC
Who: psychic and medium Dr. Lauren, and also celebrity guests
EXTRA: Joe Franklin speaks about Mae West
How Many: 200 - 285 adults expected
Fiscal Sponsorship: The Field, a 501 (c)(3), a non-profit serving the performing arts community
Credit Card Payments: buy tickets online at
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The Field is a not-for-profit, tax exempt, 501(c)(3) organization serving the New York City performing arts community. Contributions made to The Field and earmarked for COURTING MAE WEST are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. A copy of The Field’s latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from The Field or from the Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Tel.: 212-614-9683.
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