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Mae West Sentenced For Obscenity (1927) Options
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Mae West Sentenced For Obscenity (1927)

In 1926, American actress Mae West, mistress of the double entendre, began to write, produce, and star in her own Broadway plays, the first of which was the sensation-creating Sex. The notorious production did not go over well with city officials, who prosecuted West on morals charges. She served eight days of her 10-day sentence, getting off two days for good behavior. Still, the punishment did not deter her from tackling taboo subjects, as evidenced by her next play, named what? More...
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Mae West Sentenced For Obscenity (1927)
In 1926, American actress Mae West, mistress of the double entendre, began to write, produce, and star in her own Broadway plays, the first of which was the sensation-creating Sex. The notorious production did not go over well with city officials, who prosecuted West on morals charges. She served eight days of her 10-day sentence, getting off two days for good behavior.
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She wrote most of her best lines. She had some beauties!

"When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better."

"It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men."

"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before."

"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution."

"I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure."

My personal favourite: "A hard man is good to find."


When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
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Difficult to imagine one could be sentenced for obscenity.
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When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Too much of a good thing can be taxing. Mae West Whistle Whistle
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