Monday, January 07, 2013

Mae West: Sassiest

On Saturday, 7 January 1939 Australian movie buffs were eager to see MAE WEST.  Her motion picture "Go West Young Man" had finally been released in the movie houses Down Under.
• • On Friday, 7 January 2000 • •
• • An article on Cary Grant written by Blake Green began with Mae West's name in the first sentence. Blake Green wrote: Few quips have achieved the immortality of Mae West's sultry invitation, "Come up and see me sometime." Newsday, a Long Island based newspaper, published this feature on Friday, 7 January 2000.
• • On Saturday, 7 January 2006 in Australia • •
• • An article "Survival of the sassiest" was written by the British biographer Simon Louvish and it began with this sentence: "Mae West's wicked ways still tug at the moral straitjacket." This feature, which referenced his bio on the screen siren, was printed in The Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday, 7 January 2006.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said: "Pa was the good old prize-fighter who fought a nifty battle, loved the game, and made a nice little reputation for himself. Just now Pa's in California with me."
• • Mae West said: "I didn't get very far in school. But I've never heard of Cleopatra acquiring a B.A. degree."
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • An article on an auctioneer mentioned Mae West.
• • Lane Kelley wrote: C.B. Charles is a real name-dropper when it comes to Hollywood celebrities. Nicknamed "the auctioneer to the stars," Charles can tell story after story about John Barrymore's furniture, Mary Pickford's wardrobe, Audrey Meadows' ashtrays, the trouble Liza Minnelli gave him over the estate of her mother, Judy Garland. And if you promise not to print it, he may tell you about the wallpaper in Mae West's bedroom. ...
• • Source: Article: "C.B. Charles" written by Lane Kelley for The Sun-Sentinel; published on Sunday, 10 January 1999
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started eight years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 2539th blog post. Unlike many blogs, which draw upon reprinted content from a newspaper or a magazine and/ or summaries, links, or photos, the mainstay of this blog is its fresh material focused on the life and career of Mae West, herself an American original.
 

• • Come up and see Mae every day online: http://MaeWest.blogspot.com/
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