Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Mae West: Improperly Served

The name MAE WEST was on the tip of the tongue of a Supreme Court Judge in June. 
• • NEW YORK, June 10  (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Salvatore A. Cotillo expressed unreserved admiration today for Frank Wallace, an actor, because he wanted to be declared Mae West's husband. I admire him, said the justice, but I'm afraid there is nothing for me to do but dismiss the case.
• • Mae West's counsel contended she had not been properly served in the suit.
• • Source: Item in the Daily Illini (Illinois); published on Thursday, 11 June 1936.
• • On Sunday, 11 June 1989 in The L.A. Times • •
• • The L.A. Times wrote:  "I'm No Angel" (Channel 5, Saturday at 3:15 a.m.): Mae West was never better as a carny dancer turned lion tamer who conquers high society and vamps Cary Grant as well; this is the one in which she ad-libbed (sic), "Beulah, peel me a grape."
• • On Friday, 11 June 2010 in The N.Y. Times • •
• • On Friday, 11 June 2010 in The N.Y. Times, reporter Sara Polsky described a 28-foot-wide Manhattan mansion recently listed for sale.
• • In the early 1930s, 266 West End Avenue belonged to actress Mae West.  Beverly stayed on for awhile in Mae's home before it was sold.
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • Marilyn Monroe said this about Mae West: "I learned a few tricks from her — — that impression of laughing at, or mocking, her own sexuality."
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • About Marilyn Monroe, Mae West said: "Why marry a ballplayer when you can have the whole team?"
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • An article about soccer players mentioned Mae West.
• • Gary Havlin wrote:  The last match of the tour was played in New York at the insistence of Rangers as it was from there they were to set sail for home. The return match against Fall River Marksmen was expected to be a battle to end. The match was fittingly kicked off by London boxer and World Junior Welterweight Champion Jack 'Kid' Berg the Whitechapel Windmill who had an affair with Mae West.  ...
• • Source: Article on soccer written by Gary Havlin for The Copland Road; published on Thursday, 20 June 2013
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started nine years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 2933rd 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.

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