The Influential Designer Behind the Playboy
ObserverThe Influential Designer Behind the Playboy Bunny UniformObserverFamous for her figure hugging creations, Valdes designed for some of the era's biggest and most groundbreaking celebrities, including Josephine Baker, Dorothy Dandridge, Ella Fitzgerald, Eartha Kitt and Mae West. Her design aesthetic was exactly what ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 11:48 am
Somerset and Fayette defeat structure fire -
Daily American OnlineSomerset and Fayette defeat structure fireDaily American OnlineConfluence and Addison fire departments and Somerset Area Ambulance Service assisted Fayette County firefighters with a structure fire that began at 3:35 this morning at The Outflow Soft Freeze, located at the breast of Yough Lake, according to ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 7:00 am
Swampscott Senior Center announces upcoming
Swampscott Senior Center announces upcoming programsWicked Local SwampscottDelvena Theatre presents Mae West at the Senior Center. A luncheon with Chef Paul will be held before the show at 11:45 a.m. Sign up and pay at the front desk. $10. Ongoing. More Video: Swampscott Diversity Festival: Musician and singer Elana Rozenfeld ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 6:12 am
'Trouble in Paradise' review: The Lubitsch
Chicago Tribune'Trouble in Paradise' review: The Lubitsch touch, newly polishedChicago TribuneThat year Paramount made more money on Mae West than on the hallowed “Lubitsch touch.” After Production Code enforcement got serious, in late '34, the film was turned down for reissue (too naughty) and fell out of circulation for decades. In the UCLA ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 4:01 am
We were soldiers once, and young: Edwin F.
Waxahachie Daily LightWe were soldiers once, and young: Edwin F. Vrla, of EnnisWaxahachie Daily LightI was born in Ennis on April 5, 1921, and grew up on the family farm about four miles east of town on Highway 34, just west of the Creechville Road. My parents, Frank and Mary always raised me to pull my own weight. I graduated from Ennis High School ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 6:42 pm
"I get my ideas from old Hollywood. I think of movies from the '20s and '30s with stars like Claudette Colbert, Jean Harlow and Mae West. That was a time of glamour hair!" He explained what the work means to him. "It's an artistic and meaningful desire to ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:57 am
Anarchy in the U.S.: Johnny Rotten Is Now an
But I think she was absolutely emperor in her approach to life. She had to endure all manner of hell of on earth. I also threw in Mae West and Robert Mapplethorpe. I remember when I first came to New York he was so hated for his photographs. But I thought ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:18 am
What about our traffic signals?
(“Just Ask,” Aug. 10.) It is also attributed to composer Hubie Blake (1887-1973), movies magnate Adolph Zukor (1873-1976), actress Mae West (1883-1980), singer Jimmy Durante (1893-1980), entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. (1925-1990), comedian George Burns ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:19 pm
Mae West is a loving mom—and one smart
Foster mom Joanne sensed that Mae West was a remarkable cat even before the strikingly beautiful mom and her kittens came to live with her. The feline family had long been the talk of the town in Bainbridge, and the story of their rescue was quickly ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 1:37 am
'When Bette Met Mae' was probably better in
The documentary "When Bette Met Mae" recounts the gathering of two golden-age Hollywood legends at a soirée that Bette Davis threw for Mae West on Nov. 13, 1973. Their conversation was recorded by bartender Wes Wheadon, who also serves as the director here.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:21 am