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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Lou Zivkovich - Playgirl Pictorial
... One year later, 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 ...
Mae West Lips Sofa
... The Mae West Lips Sofa (1937) is a surrealist sofa by Salvador Dalí ... The wood-and-satin sofa was shaped after the lips of actress Mae West, whom Dalí apparently found fascinating ...
Uma Thurman - Career - 1994–1998
... received 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, to arrive at a '40s ...
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
... registered with the Writers Guild of America West and Jacob and Richard M ... problem was good 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 ... 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 ...

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

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    It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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    ... there has never been a period in history when there have been necessary killings which has not been instantly followed by a period when there have been unnecessary killings.
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