Who is Mae West?

  • (noun): United States film actress (1892-1980).
    Synonyms: West
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Mae West

Mary Jane West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980), known as Mae West, was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades.

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Mae West - Bibliography
... West, Mae (1930) ... (the novel on which The Constant Sinner was based) West, Mae (1932) ... (novelization of play) West, Mae (1959, revised 1970) ...
Wild Side Story - Settings and Venues - California Performances 1977–1980
... of Wild Side Story had been registered with the Writers Guild of America West and Jacob and Richard M ... advice from initiated experts to clear the use of Mae West's material before doing the show in her own home town, where at the time she was alive and well at 83 – in fact heavily involved in the making of ... The show’s original subtitle from Florida, (Mae?) West Side Story, was changed to A Mimical Lampoon, and a Wild Side Story script was sent to her lawyer Harry E ...
Mae West Lips Sofa
... The Mae West Lips Sofa (1937) is a surrealist sofa by Salvador Dalí ... sofa was shaped after the lips of actress Mae West, whom Dalí apparently found fascinating ...
Lou Zivkovich - Playgirl Pictorial
... in March 1976, Zivkovich—along with a bevy of musclemen—appeared with Mae West in a CBS TV special titled "Dick Cavett's Backlot USA." Mae West's biographer, Simon Louvish, describes ...
Uma Thurman - Career - 1994–1998
... mixed reviews, and critics compared her to Mae West ... The New York Times wrote, "like Mae West, she mixes true femininity with the winking womanliness of a drag queen." A similar comparison was made by the Houston Chronicle "Thurman ...

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  • (noun): An inflatable life jacket.
    Synonyms: air jacket

Famous quotes containing the words mae west and/or west:

    Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie.
    Archie Mayo. Maudie Triplett (Mae West)

    All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life.
    —Rebecca West (1892–1983)