Thursday, January 07, 2016

Mae West: Deluged

On Monday,  7 January 1935, news about the father of MAE WEST reached local papers.
• • "Mae's Father Dies" • •
• • Oakland, Jan. 6 (A.P.) — Jack West, 65, father of Mae West, motion picture star, died here today as the result of a heart attack.
• • Source: Item rpt in The Stanford Daily; published on Monday, 7 January 1935. 
• • On Saturday, 7 January 1939 • •
• • On Saturday, 7 January 1939 Australian movie buffs were eager to see Mae West.  Her motion picture "Go West Young Man" had finally been released in the movie houses way "Down Under."  Exciting.
• • On Friday, 7 January 2000 in Newsday • •
• • An article on Cary Grant written by Blake Green began with Mae West's name in the first sentence. Blake Green wrote: Few quips have achieved the immortality of Mae West's sultry invitation, "Come up and see me sometime."
• • Newsday, a Long Island newspaper, published this feature on Friday, 7 January 2000.
• • Overheard in Hollywood • •
• • Mae West, being one of the screen's leading luminaries, and something of a national sensation, has been deluged with requests for the use of her name.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West said:  "Maybe I ought to turn on a little more inspiration?"
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • A Palm Springs newspaper mentioned the Mae West impressionist Arthur Blake [24 February 1914 — 24 March 1985].
• • Maury Adler wrote:  Arthur Blake has been doing impressions of the great and near great as far back as — — well, let’s say I remember Arthur here in Palm Springs at the height of the Chi-Chi days. He still has that twinkle in his eyes when he does Stanwyck, Davis, or Mae West, and his Charles Laughton is faultless.  . . .
• • Source: Item in "Dining Out with Maury Adler" for The Desert Sun; published on Friday, 7 January 1977
• • 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 3,300 blog posts. Wow! 
• • By the Numbers • • 
• • The Mae West Blog was started ten years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 3350th 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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