Mae West
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Mae West
*August 17, 1893 Woodhaven, New York
as Mary Jane West
November 22, 1980 Hollywood, California

American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol.

Films

1978

Sextette

1970

Myra Breckinridge

1965

The Love Goddesses

1943

The Heat's On

1940

My Little Chickadee

1937

Every Day's a Holiday

1936

Go West Young Man
Klondike Annie

1935

Goin' to Town

1934

Belle of the Nineties

1933

I'm No Angel
She Done Him Wrong
Hollywood on Parade No. 9

1932

Night After Night


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Articles on Mae West

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Books by Mae West
Books on Mae West
Jessica Hope Jordan
The sex goddess in American film, 1930-1965, Jean Harlow, Mae West, Lana Turner, and Jayne Mansfield
Amherst, NY, 2010

Charlotte Chandler
She always knew how, Mae West, a personal biography
New York, 2009

Simon Louvish
Mae West
London, 2006

Jill Watts
Mae West, An Icon in Black and White
, 2005

Marybeth Hamilton
The Queen of Camp, Mae West, sex and popular culture
London, 1996

Maurice Leonard
Mae West, Empress of Sex
London, 1991

Carol M. Ward
Mae West, A Bio-Bibliography
New York - Westport, Connecticut - London, 1989

George Eels and Stanley Musgrove
Mae West
London, 1984

Michael Bavar
Mae West, Ihre Filme - ihr Leben
München, 1981

Jon Tuska
The Films of Mae West
Secaucus, NJ, 1973
Books with substantial mentioning of Mae West
Michelle Vogel & Liz Nocera
Hollywood Blondes, Golden Girls of the Silver Screen
, 2007


Leading Ladies, The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Area
, 2006

Eva Gesine Baur
Göttinnen des Jahrhunderts, 26 Porträts
, 2001

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 3. Actors and Actresses
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Amy L. Unterburger (editor)
Women Filmmakers & Their Films
Detroit - New York - London, 1998

Vera Eckstein (Hg.)
Kultfrauen, Fünfzehn Begegnungen
Mannheim, 1996

Ronald L. Smith
Who's Who in Comedy, Comedians, Comics and Clowns From Vaudeville to Today's Stand-ups
New York, Oxford, 1992

James Robert Parish & Michael R. Pitts
Hollywood Songsters, A Biographical Dictionary
New York & London, 1991

Ally Acker
Reel Women, Pioneers of the Cinema 1896-Present
New York, 1991

Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan
Movie Characters of Leading Performers of the Sound Era
Chicago and London, 1990

John Kobal
People Will Talk
New York, 1985

Ann Lloyd (ed.)
Movies of the Thirties
London, 1983

Michael Jay (editor)
Hollywood Goddesses
London, 1982

James Robert Parish and William T. Leonard with Gregory W. Mank and Charles Hoyt
The Funsters
New Rochelle, New York, 1979

Henk van der Meyden
Privé over privé
Amsterdam, 1974

James Robert Parish
Paramount Pretties
New Rochelle, N.Y., 1972
Books with an entry on Mae West
David Thomson
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
New York, 2003

Danny Peary
Cult Movie Stars
New York, [..], 1991

Anthony Slide (ed.)
Selected Vaudeville Criticism
Metuchen, N.J., & London, 1988

Joe Franklin
Encyclopedia of Comedians
Secaucus, N.J., 1979

Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969
Books with photograph(s) of Mae West
John Richard Finch and Paul Elby
Close-Ups, From the Golden Age of the Silent Cinema
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1978
John Kobal (ed.)
Movie-Star Portraits of the Forties, 163 Glamor Photos
New York, 1977
Mary Dawn Earley
Stars of the Twenties, Observed by James Abbe
New York, 1975