Thursday, September 11, 2014

Mae West: 13 Years Ago Today

One native New Yorker was MAE WEST — — and she would have been horrified by the attack on the Twin Towers on Tuesday, 11 September 2001.
• • Thirteenth Anniversary • •
• • Today is the 13th anniversary of this day of infamy and New York City is in mourning. Keep us in your prayers.
• • On Thursday, 11 September 1947 • •
• • Mae West and Jim Timony sailed to England aboard the RMS Queen Mary and arrived at Southampton on Thursday, 11 September 1947.
• • The newspapers noted that Mae had developed a liking for scones and clotted cream, which she enjoyed with her afternoon tea.  The actress told one reporter that British cuisine had made her gain 6 lbs.
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • Sensational songs sung by Mae West — — "My Old Flame," "Troubled Waters," "When a St. Louis Woman Comes Down to New Orleans," "Memphis Blues," "My American Beauty," "My Old Flame" — — should be one of the hit songs of the year.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said: "Do the best you can with what you've got."
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • The Film Daily mentioned Mae West.
• • "Revisions Being Made in Mae West Picture" • •
• • Paramount's new Mae West Picture, "It Ain't No Sin," will be thoroughly revised and presented later under a new title, it was announced by the company last night following a review of the film by the New York censor board, and by officials of the producing company at the home office and officials of the Hays organization. The picture will not be submitted to any more censor boards or shown to the public until the revisions are made.  ...
• • Source: Item in Film Daily; published on Wednesday, 27 June 1934    
• • 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 3002nd 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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