Monday, August 11, 2014

Mae West: Reissued

A novel written by MAE WEST, "The Constant Sinner," has been reissued (during July 2014) in paperback by R and L Publishers. The price for this 312-page book is $18.95 (£11.95). A kindle version will follow in September 2014 for $9.99.
• • On Friday, 11 August 2006 • •
• • The Catholic Herald is published in Ireland.  An odd image in color appeared at the top of page 1 (right side): a portrait of Mae West with Francis of Assisi, announcing this peculiar cover story: "What Unites Mae West and Saint Francis? Father Michael Seed explains on page 9." This was the issue dated for Friday, 11 August 2006.
• • On Saturday, 11 August 2007 • •
• • The Brownsville, Texas Historical Association hosted a workshop that taught attendees to draw a caricature of Mae West (and other movie icons) on Saturday, 11 August 2007.
• • Save the Date: Wednesday, August 13th • •
• • Wednesday, 13 August 2014 will be the next Mae West Tribute in Manhattan and the event will start at 6:30 pm at 425 Sixth Avenue. The theme will be: "Mae West in Bohemia — — Gin, Sin, Censorship, and Eugene O'Neill."   
• • Details: August 13th event
• • The New Yorker announced it to their readers in the "Above and Beyond" section — —
• • The New York Times announced it in the "Spare Times" section last Friday — —
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • Frank Wallace, who says he is the husband of actress Mae West, sued her business manager, James Timony, and five John Does for $105,000 damages today. Wallace charged in his complaint that soon after Timony became business manager for Miss West "he assumed the relationship of a common-law husband of plaintiff's wife and has resided with her continuously and prevents him (Wallace) from talking to her or otherwise communicating with her." Wallace also charged that Timony had called him names and had tried to prevent him from following a career as an actor, threatening to "knock his head off" and calling him a "no good bum."
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said:  "As long as the public supports my pictures, I'll fight to provide what the people want."  
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • An article in a  newspaper discussed a show about Mae West.
• • "Sex with Mae West" • •
• • "Sex with Mae West" (named after one of her Broadway shows) is a jazz revue, with Corliss Randall taking on Mae West's mantle as a hoochie-coochie crooner accompanied by three musicians. Randall is good on the groans and moans with which West punctuated her songs and gags — — corny even then but all about the va-va-voom delivery. She's even a much better singer than the original when belting out such innuendo-laden classics as "I Like a Man What Takes His Time," "Why Don't You Do Right," and "Do It Again."  ...
• • Source:  Review in The Scotsman; published on Thursday, 11 August 2005 
• • The Mae West Blog celebrates its 10th anniversary • •    
• • Thank you for reading, sending questions, and posting comments during this past decade. 
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started ten years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 2977th 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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• • Mae West book cover, 1930

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