Thursday, December 04, 2014

Mae West: Make Hey-Hey

The headline in Illinois read:  "Down on the Farm with MAE WEST!" Let's go and see.
• • Daily Illini wrote: Today through Tuesday [25c Today till 2:30]. An adaption of Lawrence Riley's play "Personal Appearance" with Ray Turner onstage at the organ.
• • Presenting "Go West Young Man" — — and make hey-hey while Mae shines! Adolph Zukor presents Mae West in "Go West Young Man" with  Warren William, Randolph Scott, Alice Brady, Elizabeth Patterson, Lyle Talbot, Isabel Jewell, Margaret Perry.  Directed by Henry Hathaway with Dialogue by Mae West. This is a Emanuel Cohen Production for  Paramount Pictures.
• • Source: Item in Daily Illini; published on Sunday, 6 December 1936.
• • On Sunday, 4 December 1932 • •
• • It's more than amusing that Billy Sunday chose a Sunday to pay a visit to Mae West with his wife. On 4 December 1932, Mr. and Mrs. Sunday posed for several cheeky photographs on the set of "She Done Him Wrong." In one shot, Billy is pretending to smash the set's saloon with a chair. Too funny.
• • On Monday, 4 December 1933 • •
• • Motion Picture Herald ran an article on Mae West, who had been robbed, in the issue dated for Monday, 4 December 1933.
• • On Monday, 4 December 1978 • •
• • Hollywood icon Mae West, still surrounded by young and handsome men and gorgeous bodybuilders, piqued the interest of the editors of People Magazine. They did a piece on "Sextette" in the issue dated for Monday, 4 December 1978.
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • The Life Magazine issue dated for 7 December 1936 featured Adolph Hitler, Mae West, and Noel Coward.  It was their skiing edition.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said:  "A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars. That's subtraction."
• • Mae West said: “The wages of sin are sables and a film contract.”
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • The True Republican mentioned Mae West.
• • Mae West in "Goin' to Town," adults 15 cents. Wednesday is always Bank Check Nite!
• • Source: Item in True Republican; published on Wednesday,  4 December 1935
• • The Mae West Blog celebrates its 10th anniversary • •    
• • Thank you for reading, sending questions, and posting comments during this past decade. Yesterday we entertained 1,430 visitors. 
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started ten years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 3063rd 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 sign from 1936

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