The publicity machine went into overdrive when it came time to build excitement for "My Little Chickadee" starring MAE WEST and W.C Fields — — who collaborated on the screenplay. Though this motion picture was officially released in the month of March — — on 15 March 1940 — — theatre owners and movie house managers were trying to secure it during February.
• • Comedy in Klamath • •
• • An entertainment scoop for the Klamath Theater is announced for this month by manager J. J. Perry, who has signed one of the greatest screen comedies of the year, “My Little Chickadee,” starring Mae West and W. C. Fields. The film has just been released in Hollywood and is now playing in the big cities where it is a “packing them in.” [Item from the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, February 1940.]
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• • Photo: • • Mae West • • 1940 • •
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