Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Mae West: Tresidder Theatre

MAE WEST fans in Sausalito read about her in "This Week's Films" written by Todd McCarthy. Her second major release was booked at the Tresidder Theatre in February of 1969.
• • Todd McCarthy wrote: Friday night's comedy flick at Tresidder is "I'm No Angel" with Mae West. This is one of the two films the great Mae made without any censoring by the Catholic Office and was the biggest box-office hit of 1933.
• • Source: Item The Stanford Daily (California); published on Monday,  17 February 1969.
• • On Saturday, 18 February 1933 in The New Yorker • •
• • An article about Mae West and her new film "She Done Him Wrong" was printed in The New Yorker in their issue dated for Saturday, 18 February 1933.
• • On Thursday, 18 February 1999 in Australia • •
• • "She's No Angel: A Mae West Vaudeville" was written by Barry Lowe. This musical featured "witty songs by Sean Peter, and director Jack Webster gives it a larger-than-life verve that threatens to spill out into Queen Street. The vaudeville is tailored to the talents of [George] Hoad ... He makes Mae West a commanding, no-nonsense figure, whose life and career are played out in the manner of a tawdry circus ...," wrote Bryce Hallett.
• • Source: Theatre Review by Bryce Hallett in The Sydney Morning Herald on page 11, on Thursday, 18 February 1999.
• • On Tuesday, 18 February 2003 • •
• • The biography written by Jill Watts "Mae West: An Icon in Black and White" was published on Tuesday, 18 February 2003 by Oxford University Press [USA]. If you love Mae West, then you must own this bio.
• • On 18 February 2004 in The Villager • •
• • "Mae's return court date" was the title in The Villager, a weekly newspaper in Greenwich Village. The cast and the author of “Courting Mae West” celebrated after a staged reading before a full house at Jefferson Market Library.
• • Source: The Villager, Volume 73, Number 42 | February 18 — 24, 2004.
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • The controversy over the latest Mae West film is gathering volume and velocity. 
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said:  "I can't picture a man kissing a woman's hand when she's in street clothes or a bathing suit."
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • An Australian newspaper mentioned Mae West.
• • "Mae West Sick" • •
• • New York, February 17 [A.A.P.]— Mae West collapsed on the stage at Rochester last niprht, but the show went on. She was unable to continue with the third act of the play, 'Diamond Lil.'   It was presented without her.
• • Source: Item on page 1 in The Courier-Mail (Brisbane); published on Saturday, 18 February 1950
• • 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 3117th 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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