Fordham University Press. I'm not ready for an institution. Buster Keaton: Cut to the Chase. Becoming Mae West. UniverseMickey Hargitay. She obtained a legal divorce on July 21,during which Wallace withdrew his request for separate maintenance, and West testified that Wallace and she had lived together for only "several weeks".
West was one of the most controversial movie stars of her day; she encountered many problems, especially censorship.
West and Timony remained extremely close, living in the same building, working together, and providing support for each other until Timony's death in She initially did not want to do the film, but after actor, director and friend Gregory Ratoff producer Max Fabian in All About Eve pleaded with her and claimed he would go bankrupt if she could not help, West relented as a personal favor.
Scott FitzgeraldWest was especially unique: "The only Hollywood actress with both an ironic edge and a comic spark. West claimed she spotted Grant at the studio and insisted that he be cast as the male lead. InWest was offered a leading role in Roustaboutstarring Elvis Presley.
U of Minnesota Press. Burlesque Hall of Fame. The management at her Ravenswood apartment building barred the African American boxer from entering the premises; West solved the problem by buying the building and lifting the ban.
Inshe recorded her first albumThe Fabulous Mae West. Basic Books. At 84, her now-failing eyesight made navigating around the set difficult, but she made it through the filming, a tribute to her self-confidence, remarkable endurance, and stature as a self-created star 67 years after her Broadway debut in at the age of The Guardian.
Retrieved July 8, September 22, — September 30, September 14, — November This may be surprising by today's standards, as West's films contained no nudity, no profanity, and very little violence. Second revival until West broke her ankle on the latter date The play resumed as a "return engagement".
Her next release, I'm No Angel , teamed her with Grant again.