Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Mae West: Dutch Treat

MAE WEST delighted her Dutch fans when her latest motion picture "Go West Young Man" was advertised in a Leiden newspaper, Leidsch Dagblad on Thursday, 18 November 1937.   

• • On Wednesday, 18 November 1936 • •
• • It was a busy time for the screen queen when "Go West Young Man" was released on Wednesday, 18 November 1936 in he USA.
• • On Tuesday, 18 November 1969 • •
• • The California campus paper Stanford Daily announced this on Tuesday, 18 November 1969:  The Frosh Flicks present an excerpt from "Halleluja, I'm a Bum" with Al Jolson followed by "Night After Night" starring Mae West tonight at 8 in the Geology Corner. "Night After Night" will be shown again at 10. 
• • On Sunday, 18 November 2012 • •
• • A charming North Carolina Benefit featured Mae West on the runway. “A Vintage Fashion Show — Thanks for the Memories” took place on Sunday, 18 November 2012 as an annual fundraising event for the Pamlico Historical Association. A gloriously costumed Mae West was portrayed by Amanda Potter, a local beauty.

• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • British journalist Clancy Sigal fondly recalled the inflatable, durable, and anti-hypocrital genius of Mae West in London's Guardian.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said:  "On Saturday nights everybody was out for a good time, so vaudeville audiences were both mixed and terrific."
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • Motion Picture Daily mentioned Mae West.
• • Hollywood, July 12 — Paramount is still facing the title bugaboo on the Mae West film, having been unable to clear "Belle of New Orleans," which happens to have been tacked on to a play of a decade ago.  ...
• • Source: Item in Motion Picture Daily; published on Friday, 13  July 1934 
• • The Mae West Blog celebrates its 11th anniversary • •    
• • Thank you for reading, sending questions, and posting comments during these past eleven years. The other day we entertained 3,497 visitors. And we reached a milestone recently when we completed 3,200 blog posts. Wow! 
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started ten years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 3313th 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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