Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Mae West: Event in the U.K.

MAE WEST has a featured role in this event in Great Britain today.
• • "Fabulous Musical Moments from the Movies with George McGhee" takes place on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 between  2:00pm — 3:30pm.
• • George McGhee wrote: Here we present some of the lesser seen routines featuring Mae West, Maurice Chevalier, Lena Horne, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Ruby Keeler, Alice Faye, Esther Williams, Van Johnson, Rita Hayworth, The Nicholas Brothers, Carmen Miranda, etc.
• • Where: London Jewish Cultural Centre:  Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road, London NW11 7SX; UK  telephone:  020 8457 5018
• • On Friday, 10 February 1933 in The New York Times • •
• • An article on "She Done Him Wrong" was published in The New York Times on 10 February 1933.
• • Signed with the byline A. D. S., the Times reviewer described Mae's character Lady Lou as a woman "whose heart is bigger than her sense of decorum."
• • On Monday, 10 February 1936 in Hollywood • •
• • Joseph Breen wrote to Paramount Pictures about Mae West and "Klondike Annie" several times before he agreed on Monday, 10 February 1936 to the film's release.
• • On Tuesday, 10 February 2009 • •
• • A book about Mae West "She Always Knew How: Mae West, A Personal Biography" by Charlotte Chandler was published in its hardcover edition (336 pages) by Simon and Schuster on Tuesday, 10 February 2009. 
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • They say Kingfish Long is going to invite Mae West to New Orleans for the gala opening of her new picture.  If this is true, it certainly will be something.  Uhh-hmm.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said:  "There's something substantial in a person of good proportions."
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • Sausalito News mentioned Mae West.
• • Mae West will be seen in “She Done Him Wrong,” which comes to the Princess Theatre on  Sunday and Monday, February 19 and 20.  In the cast will be Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Noah Beery, and Gilbert Roland.  The story is a saga of a "Frankie and Johnnie” gal.
• • Source: Item in Sausalito News; published on Friday, 10 February 1933 
• • The Mae West Blog celebrates its 10th anniversary • •    
• • Thank you for reading, sending questions, and posting comments during this past decade. The other day we entertained 1,430 visitors. We reached a milestone this week: 3,100 posts. Wow! 
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started ten years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 3111th 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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