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Mae West Mary Jane Mae West August , November , was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades, known for her lighthearted bawdy double entendres and breezy sexual independence. Mae WestMae West was born in Queens, New York, to Battling Jack West and Matilda Doelger She began her career as a child star in vaudeville, and later went on to write her own plays, including SEX, for which she was arrested. Mae West Body Measurements Short Bio Mae was born August , in Los Angeles, California That s certainly a right place to become a star Her mother was a former corset model, so Mae had also right beauty genes. Mae West Film Actress, Film Actor Film Actress, Classic Pin Mae West was the oldest of three children, but Mae was her mother s favorite from the beginning With Mae, Tillie s childrearing was out of step with the traditional Victorian methods of Mae West Quotes BrainyQuote Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is. TOP QUOTES BY MAE WEST of A Z Quotes Discover Mae West famous and rare quotes Share funny quotes by Mae West and quotations about love and marriage Men are like linoleum floors Lay em right
Title: Mae West
Author: Taschen James Ursini Paul Duncan The Kobal Collection
In terms of celebrity icons, few attained the highest levels of fame and controversy as rapidly as Mae West Labeled a pornographer by censorship boards, she was also one of 1930s Hollywood s most lucrative box office draws causing Variety in 1933 to label the star as hot an issue as Hitler Nicknamed by critic George Jean Nathan the Statue of Libido and paid homIn terms of celebrity icons, few attained the highest levels of fame and controversy as rapidly as Mae West Labeled a pornographer by censorship boards, she was also one of 1930s Hollywood s most lucrative box office draws causing Variety in 1933 to label the star as hot an issue as Hitler Nicknamed by critic George Jean Nathan the Statue of Libido and paid homage to in the title song of Cole Porter s musical Anything Goes, her voluptuous image and signature platinum blond air became recognizable worldwide and for decades beyond her prime years of fame in the 1930s In fact, even by the 1960s when the Beatles wanted to use her image on the cover of their Sgt Pepper s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, those long haired icons of a new generation were required to deliver a handwritten plea to the icon which they dutifully did , since West herself always objected, as she said, to belonging to any lonely hearts club In the Movie Icon Series , people talk about Hollywood glamour, about studios that had stars than there are in heaven, about actors who weren t actors but were icons Other people talk about these things, Taschen shows you Movie Icons is a series of photo books that feature the most famous personalities in the history of cinema These 192 page books are visual biographies of the stars For each title, series editor Paul Duncan has painstaking selected approximately 150 high quality enigmatic and sumptuous portraits, colorful posters and lobby cards, rare film stills, and previously unpublished candid photos showing the stars as they really are These images are accompanied by concise introductory essays by leading film writers each book also includes a chronology, a filmography, and a bibliography, and is peppered with apposite quotes from the movies and from life.More bang for your buck a fast food, high energy fix on the topic at hand The New York Times Book Review.