Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Mae West: 27 May 1935

It was Monday, 27 May 1935 — — and MAE WEST fans were lining up to see the screen queen in "Goin' to Town" opening its exclusive engagement at the Capitol Theatre in Ontario.
• • That week in Ontario, the movie houses were also showing: The Bride of Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff; and Loves of a Dictator, starring Olive Brook, at the Tivoli.
• • Source: The Whig-Standard, Canada's oldest continually published newspaper.
• • In the United States, the motion picture had been released by Paramount earlier in May 1935.
• • Paramount production and release. Stars Mae West. Directed by Alexander Hall. Produced by William LeBaron. Original by Marion Morgan and George B. Dowell; screenplay and dialog. Miss West. Songs, Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal; camera, Karl Struss. At the Paramount N.Y., week of May 10, 1935. Running time, 75 minutes.
• • Come up and see Mae every day online: http://MaeWest.blogspot.com/

• • Photo:
• • Mae West • •
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Mae West.

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