Mae wests assistant says 30s sex symbol wasnt a fan of. And the men who knew her she done him wrong available on prime. Mae west has a boatload of one liners and straight up is dtf. She still likes to have fun, and enough gags remain to make this one worth a few solid laughs. Her notable films include im no angel, you done me wrong, and go west, young man. She done him wrong, american romantic comedy film, released in 1933, that helped establish both mae west and cary grant as major movie stars. Rent she done him wrong 1933 starring mae west and cary grant on dvd and bluray.
It was based on her 1928 broadway stage hit diamond lil the reputation of which was so controversial paramount changed its title even before the new production code. It was adapted from mae wests broadway hit diamond lil and coupled with wests other 1933 hit im no angel, saved paramount from bankruptcy. Oct 21, 2009 she was the original blonde bombshell and ushered in a new type of woman that knew what she wanted and usually always got what she wanted. Nominated for the best picture academy award, this. The film is often credited with saving paramount studios from bankruptcy, and made mae west the boxoffice sensation of 1933. Unfortunately, her convict exboyfriend chick clark owen moore is the jealous type and vows violence against her if she behaves unfaithfully while hes in prison. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing she done him wrong near you. Visit to a small planet 1960 jerry lewis full length comedy movie duration. She s featured in a stunning musical number where she models a shimmering gown against which numerous costumes are superimposed by a projector. Mae west was the writer and the star of diamond lil on broadway, a huge success at the time.
The film is famous for wests many double entendres and quips, including her bestknown, why dont you come up sometime and see me. The film was an immediate hit and the role of lady lou remains one of west s best remembered performances. This started life as a stage play, then became the film of the same name costarring a very young cary grant and also this novel. In the gay nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member. West, who was, without a doubt, a woman way ahead of her times.
Watch she done him wrong starring mae west in this comedy on directv. Salvation army captain cummings cary grant in the audience, star singer lou also screenwriter, mae west is summoned, performing ralph raingers i wonder where my easy riders gone, in she done him wrong, 1933. Mae west was born 1892 in queens, new york, to battling jack west and matilda doelger. Mae west and cary grant heat up the screen in this racy comedy about a singer. However the plot is so random and the film isnt long enough to invest anything into really any of the characters, i finally begin to learn who is who other than. Including clips from night after night, she done him wrong, im no angel, belle of the nineties, and klondike annie. She done him wrong 1933, from director lowell sherman, is mae west s starmaking, most famous film role as a liberated, racy woman who enjoys her sexuality as a character named lady diamond lou.
Bogart, hepburn, dietrich, cagney, maybe a few others all you ask is that the story not smother what they do best. She done him wrong 1998 stream and watch online moviefone. Unfortunately, this is a less liberated, somewhat cleanedup mae west. West plays lady lou, a saloon singer in the bowery section of manhattan in the 1890s. Watch she done him wrong trailers and video and find out where to buy or view the she done him wrong movie. Mae west born august 17, 1893 is famous for being movie actress. The film is the portrayal of a collusion of thieves, pimps, prostitutes, booze halls, criminals, and one stacked lady mae west, she done him wrong wallows in. Mens all alike married or single i happen to be smart enough to play it their way. I greet the release of she done him wrong on dvd with mixed emotions. She done him wrong 1933 directed by lowell sherman. The red dress that mae west wore as the character diamond lil in the 1933 oscarnominated lowell sherman film she done him wrong with cary grant is the most valued piece in the auction, the. To make matters worse, lous boss, gus jordan noah beery sr. And the men who knew her the hollywood collection duration. She done him wrong movie available on bluray, dvd, digital and on demand from universal pictures home entertainment.
While watching, i couldnt help but think of the film in regards to its connection to the motion picture production code also referred to as the production code, simply the code or the hays code, after hollywoods chief censor at the time, will. Download or stream she done him wrong 1933 with mae west, lowell sherman, william lebaron for free on hoopla. She done him wrong film by sherman 1933 britannica. Her central character is diamond lil, a beautiful woman. In 2016, mae west was portrayed by drag star alaska in the second episode of the second season of rupauls drag race all stars. She done him wrong was a lightning rod, said vieira. Her short role made a huge impact and she bagged movies such as she done him wrong 1933, belle of the nineties 1934, and go west young man 1936. Jul 03, 2014 i think most people agree that mae west s first starring vehicle she done him wrong 1933 is also her best film. Rent she done him wrong 1933 on dvd and bluray dvd. Oct 09, 2011 its because wests background is infinitely more interesting than she done him wrong in practically every regard. She done him wrong 1933 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. She done him wrong, dvd, full frame, subtitled, dolby, comedyclassic, 025192578823.
Also holy crap cary grant is so freaking young in this movie. She done him wrong was mae west s 2nd movie and first starring screen role. Dec 04, 2019 in the 1933 film she done him wrong, mae west was able to bring her diamond lil character to the silver screen in her first starring film role. Gay 90s saloonkeeper mae west sings, seduces missionary cary grant. Dw griffith cofounded what movie studio with charlie chaplin, douglas fairbanks, and mary pickford. Mae west had a broadway smash when she penned the bawdy tale of diamond lil for herselfand with a few tweaks here and there the story came to the screen as she done him wrong. Oct 14, 2012 i recently watched lowell shermans, she done him wrong 1933 starring the incomparable mae west. The film is the portrayal of a collusion of thieves, pimps, prostitutes, booze halls, criminals, and one stacked lady mae west, she done him wrong wallows in a sea of sins with little to show for it. Here is mae west s finest movie, giving her the opportunities, sometimes denied elsewhere, to strut her stuff all of it. The gowns for she done him wrong 1933 the film version of diamond lil 1928 mae west s gowns for she done him wrong 1933, the film version of diamond lil 1928, seemingly caused a sensation at the time. 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, american stage and film actress, a sex symbol whose frank sensuality, languid postures, and wisecracking became her trademarks. She was known for her lighthearted, bawdy double entendres and breezy sexual independence.
Eagles some slack, when resident saloon singer lou star and screenwriter mae west appears, her famous line not quite as usually cited, in she done him wrong, 1933. She runs afoul of stalwart mission captain cummings cary grant, who warns her that she s on the road to perdition. I knew that mae west was much more than a performer, but it was a pleasant surprise to find that on top of being a wit, she knew how to tell a story effectively. History of motion pictures mid term flashcards quizlet.
Mary jane mae west august 17, 1893 november 22, 1980 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 west s first starring film, she done him wrong literally saved paramount pictures from bankruptcy. Cary grant and mae west in she done him wrong 1933. Purchase she done him wrong on digital and stream instantly or download offline. Dec 22, 2011 why dont you come up sometime and see me. Mae west, cary grant sizzle in she done him wrong at.
Her notable credits included the play diamond lil and the movie my little chickadee. The title of mae west s first play, and the basis for her reputation, was. Visit to a small planet 1960 jerry lewis full length comedy movie. Mae west in she done him wrong mae west played at sex like a man. A scene from the 1933 film she done him wrong, with mae west and cary grant.
The naughtygay nineties character was a recreation of her 1928 diamond lil broadway stage play. What was the box office result for mae west s film she done him wrong. Learn about mae west including past and current movies, upcoming movies, and celebrity news at. Actress, singer, and hollywood sex symbol whose career spanned seven decades. It was directed by lowell sherman, and produced by william lebaron. Her movies were always under scrutiny by the censor board, so she returned to stage plays before taking a detour to hollywood and starring in her last movie sextette 1978. She used her partners for pleasure and, with most of them, discarded them as soon as she got bored. Mae wests first starring film, she done him wrong literally saved.
Though her first movie role, at age 40, was a small part in night after night 1932, her scene has become famous. The most famous phrases, film quotes and movie lines by mae west. Burlesque barroom singer lady lou mae west knows everyone in town, especially the men. She done him wrong movie page dvd, bluray, digital, on. Feb 28, 2014 a scene from the 1933 film she done him wrong, with mae west and cary grant. The film is set in 1890s manhattan and centres on lady lou played by west, who works at a saloon and is the mistress of its crooked owner, gus jordan noah. Toggle search bar movie quotes tv series quotes cartoon quotes. The film was an immediate hit and the role of lady lou remains one of west. She was active in vaudeville and on the stage in new york city before moving to hollywood to become a. Mae west clip from the 1935 movie goin to town duration. Dec 18, 2016 visit to a small planet 1960 jerry lewis full length comedy movie duration. Released february 3rd, 1998, she done him wrong stars mae west, cary grant, owen moore, gilbert roland the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 6 min, and received a score of out of 100 on. The idea that mae west could come to hollywood and make films that was an issue.
She positively oozes sex, but always with sly, selfmocking humor. She done him wrong 1933 movie clip come up sometime. She done him wrong, but putting cary grant and mae west together is pretty much nothing but right. Unfortunately, her convict exboyfriend chick clark owen moore is the jealous type and vows violence. Her notable credits included the play diamond lil and the movie. The new york times previously reported her play sex opened in new york in 1926 in front of a full house despite. As the first blonde bombshell, mae west reigned supreme and changed the nations view of women, sex and race on stage, in films, on radio and television. Just log on to your verizon account and watch the latest shows online. Mae west s first starring film, she done him wrong literally saved paramount. She done him wrong is a 1933 precode american crimecomedy film starring mae west and cary grant. In her first starring film vehicle, she done him wrong, mae west is lady lou, a saloon singer and slick article who drives every man who sees her mad with desire. The naughtygay nineties character was a recreation of her 1928 diamond lil broadway stage play and its bejeweled title character.
And it certainly does add to the humor having a full figured actress dominating the proceedings, and mae west expertly keeps all eyes. Its because west s background is infinitely more interesting than she done him wrong in practically every regard. Yet another film based upon her notorious stage plays, it mustve had quite an impact on audiences when it debuted. She done him wrong full frame, subtitled, dolby on tcm shop. Help is at hand though, in the form of young captain cummings, a local temperance league leader. Some negative comments in this forum seem to forget the enormous talent of ms.
Mary jane mae west august 17, 1893 november 22, 1980 was an american actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. Ruby red she done him wrong penciled in, second revised final draft fourth in file, academy of motion picture arts and sciences, beverly hills, ca, 28 november 1932. The plot includes melodramatic and musical elements. With the very greatest, such as the outrageous oneofakind mae west, nobody else even mirrors the style. It would remain the best of her feature films, most of which were severely watered down by the production code whose renewed stringency of 1933 was brought about in great part by west herself. With mae west, cary grant, owen moore, gilbert roland. Never having seen she done him wrong before although ive heard plenty about its notoriety, i was pleased to find mae west in top form. And it certainly does add to the humor having a full figured actress dominating the proceedings, and mae west expertly keeps all eyes focused on her abundant charms if only to ascertain the reasons behind her supreme confidence. Jazz age club mae west and the gowns for she done him.
Salvation army captain cummings cary grant from next door is cutting a thief james c. The film is famous for west s many double entendres and. I never realised mae west was a writer, but she wrote several novels and plays. She done him wrong, release dialogue script, academy of motion picture arts and sciences, beverly hills, ca, 17 january 1933. Watch the full length movie of she done him wrong online or on the fios mobile app. The plot includes melodramatic and musical elements, with a supporting cast featuring owen moore, gilbert roland, noah beery sr. Maewest metropolitan area exchange, west, a former internet exchange point on the west coast of the united states, with a corresponding maeeast exchange point. Rent she done him wrong 1933 on dvd and bluray netflix.503 500 1089 846 644 886 181 123 532 484 1040 880 435 1446 1038 1186 1187 756 584 952 273 142 652 82 360 802 1340 664 807 1355 743 1326 138 100 1049 699 1047 680 56 1327 1349 717 711 178