Mae West : the glamour collection
(DVD)

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West, Mae, actor,
Mayo, Archie L., 1891-1968, film director.
Ruggles, Wesley, 1889-1972, film director.
Hall, Alexander, 1894-1968, film director.
Hathaway, Henry, 1898-1985, film director.
Published
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, [2006]., Universal City, CA :
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (approximately 417 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA Rating: Not rated. [All films.].
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
1417069929, 025192845321, 9781417069927
UPC
025192845321

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as American motion pictures in 1932 (Night after night), 1933 (I'm no angel), 1935 (Goin' to town), 1936 (Go west young man), and 1940 (My little chickadee).
General Note
Special features Disc 1 Side A: Trailer-Night after night (3 min.); Trailer-I'm no angel (2 min.); Disc 2 Side A: Trailer-My little chickadee (2 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Night after night: Photographed by Ernest Haller ; continuity by Kathryn Scola.
Creation/Production Credits
I'm no angel: Photographed by Leo Tover ; music by Harvey Brooks ; lyrics by Gladys duBois and Ben Ellison ; suggestions by Lowell Brentano ; continuity by Harlan Thompson.
Creation/Production Credits
Goin' to town: Photographed by Karl Struss ; music by Sammy Fain ; lyrics by Irving Kahal ; Miss West's costumes designed by Travis Banton.
Creation/Production Credits
Go west young man: Photography, Karl Struss ; music, Arthur Johnston ; lyrics, John Burke ; editing, Ray Curtiss ; art direction, Wiard Ihner ; gowns, Irene Jones.
Creation/Production Credits
My little chickadee: Director of photography, Joseph Valentine ; art director, Jack Otterson ; film editor, Edward Curtiss ; gowns, Vera West ; musical director, Charles Previn ; musical score, Frank Skinner.
Participants/Performers
Night after night: George Raft (Joe Anton) ; Constance Cummings (Miss Jerry Healy) ; Wynne Gibson (Iris Dawn) ; Mae West (Maudie Triplett) ; Alison Skipworth (Miss Mabel Jellyman).
Participants/Performers
I'm no angel: Mae West (Tira) ; Cary Grant (Jack Clayton) ; Gregory Ratoff (Benny Pinkowitz) ; Edward Arnold (Big Bill Barton) ; Ralf Harolde (Slick Wiley) ; Kent Taylor (Kirk Lawrence) ; Gertrude Michael (Alicia Hatton) ; Russell Hopton (The Barker) ; Dorothy Peterson (Thelma) ; Wm. B. Davidson (The Chump) ; Gertrude Howard (Beulah).
Participants/Performers
Goin' to town: Mae West (Cleo Borden) ; Paul Cavanagh (Edward Carrington) ; Gilbert Emery (Winslow) ; Marjorie Gateson (Mrs. Crane Brittony) ; Tito Coral (Taho) ; Ivan Lebedeff (Ivan Valadov) ; Fred Kohler (Buck Gonzales) ; Monroe Owsley (Fletcher Colton) ; Grant Withers (Young fellow) ; Vladimar Bykoff.
Participants/Performers
Go west young man: Mae West (Mavis Arden) ; Warren William (Morgan) ; Randolph Scott (Bud Norton) ; Alice Brady (Mrs. Struthers) ; Elizabeth Patterson (Aunt Kate) ; Lyle Talbot (Francis X. Harrigan) ; Jack LaRue (Rico) ; Isabel Jewell (Gladys) ; Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra.
Participants/Performers
My little chickadee: Mae West (Flower Belle Lee) ; W.C. Fields (Cuthbert J. Twillie) ; Joseph Calleia (Jeff Badger) ; Dick Foran (Wayne Carter) ; Ruth Donnelly (Aunt Lou) ; Margaret Hamilton (Mrs. Gideon) ; Donald Meek (Amos Budge).
Description
Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over.
Target Audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated. [All films.].
System Details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; full screen presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Language
In English with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), French, or Spanish.

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APA Citation (style guide)

West, M., Mayo, A. L., Ruggles, W., Hall, A., Hathaway, H., Cline, E., Zukor, A., LeBaron, W., Cohen, E., Cowan, L., Bromfield, L., Morgan, M., Dowell, G. B., Fain, S., Johnston, A., Skinner, F., Lawrence, V., Riley, L., Pemberton, B., Perry, A., Raft, G., Cummings, C., Skipworth, A., Grant, C., Ratoff, G., Arnold, E., Harolde, R., Cavanagh, P., Emery, G., Gateson, M., Coral, T., Lebedeff, I., Kohler, F., William, W., Scott, R., Brady, A., Patterson, E., Talbot, L., LaRue, J., Jewell, I., Fields, W. C. 1., Calleia, J., Foran, D., Donnelly, R., Hamilton, M., & Meek, D. (2006). Mae West: the glamour collection. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mae, West et al.. 2006. Mae West: The Glamour Collection. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mae, West et al., Mae West: The Glamour Collection. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

West, Mae,, et al. Mae West: The Glamour Collection. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 2006. DVD.

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