WHEN SHE'S BAD, SHE'S BETTER!
Who's the biggest tease of them all? Well, it's MAE WEST! She's the one with the double entendres, the deliberate
walk, the sexy smile, but never, never did she ever stripped or showed any part of her body to the public.
The people lapped
up her quotes, her provocative manners ,her unique voice.
In her era, she was considered bold and risque. But she didn't
The lady had talent.She was a stage and screen actress who insisted on writing her own screenplays.Mae West
was born in Brooklyn New York on 17 August, 1893.Her father was a boxer and her mother was a corset model. She got her spunk
from her father and her self-confidence and poise from her mother.
If one watches one of her movies, one can not expect
to see her naked or skimpily clothed.She's a smart dresses, always classy.
But one could feel that one is being treated
to a mental strip tease show. She's the first woman on films who mixed comedy with sex. So being funny could be sexy too,
thanks to Mae West.Mae used words and gestures to promote sex-every look, every laugh, every tilt of the head, every walk,
and the sound of her voice were all calculated . All this in one neat package of an explosive sexual dynamite.She's an expert
teaser...she'll tease and tease and tease you till you are on the verge of a powerful orgasm...and yet, she shows nothing,
She knew how to hold you in sexual suspense.
The strict moral code of the movies then, headed by
Will Hayes, censored all of Mae's films until she could no longer work for Hollywood.Such was the influence of this woman.She
turned to the stage singing, surrounded by tall,muscular men wearing almost nothing.I like that! She showed that women can
do it too. Male performers always had beautiful ,bikini clad girls as props.Now here comes Mae West, putting one over the
If you take a close look at Mae West, her features will tell you she had a voluptous figure, almost bordering to being
fat, her face was not extraordinarily beautiful, and yet she was then, as now, considered a temptress, a sex goddess, a sex
symbol. She was different and dared to be different.
She's definitely one of a kind....and I know I am not the only one
who thinks this way. She died of a stroke in 1980 at the age of 87, still the sex goddess and legend that she truly was and
Memorable quotes by Mae West:
1. "When woman go wrong, men go after them!"
"Come up sometime and see me!"
(from: She Done Him Wrong)
3."I feel like a million tonight. But one at a time."
her nightclub act)
4. man- you were wonderful tonight."
Tira (Mae)- I m always wonderful at night."
I thought you were especially
Tira (Mae)-When I am good, I am very good.
But when I am bad, I am better!"
I'm No Angel)
5. man: you're the kind of woman I ve dreamed of,
I ve always desired.I am wild about you."
(Mae): Some of the wildest men make the
(from: Belle of the Nineties)
6. "So many men, so little
7. "I only like two kinds of men: domestic and
8. "I generally avoid temptation, unless
I can't resist it."
9. "It's better to be looked over than
10."Is that a gun in your pocket
or are you just
happy to see me?"
11. "Too much of a good thing is wonderful."
12. "He who hesitates is a
611 Ravenhood-The Cybersuite of the Legendary Mae West.