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FREE DOWNLOAD º Sex the Drag the Pleasure Man º Mae West was without uestion one of the most famous and controversial figures of her era She was a tough talking wise cracking vaudeville performer who made her way onto the Broadway stage and then into the hearts of the American public with a highly visible Hollywood film career Rarely h927 and Pleasure Man 1928 Schlissel's introduction offers insight to the life and early career of this legendary stage and screen actress In her first starring role on Broadway West played Margy LaMont in Sex which had 375 continuous performances but was closed by the police after than a year when she was tried and convicted of corrupting the morals of youth Set in a Montreal brothel the play confronts the issue of women separated by class and attitudes of sexuality West's character learns the painful lesson that women are not bound in sisterhood simply because they have both shared the betrayal of men In The Drag which opened in Br. A travel back in time when moral hypocrites tried to silence a ferociously bold woman A century has passed and I see the same hypocrisy The plays are dated and The Pleasure Man is wildly overstuffed but still I wish to be a time traveler in order to see a performance of that one when it was originally staged ever so briefly I think it's time to binge watch a few Mae West movies

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Mae West was without uestion one of the most famous and controversial figures of her era She was a tough talking wise cracking vaudeville performer who made her way onto the Broadway stage and then into the hearts of the American public with a highly visible Hollywood film career Rarely however do people think of Mae West as a writer even though she wrote eight scripts for the stage and her own dialogue for many of her films In Three Plays By Mae West Lillian Schlissel brings this underexplored part of West's career to the fore by offering for the first time in book form three of the plays West wrote in the 1920s Sex 1926 The Drag 1. Mae was pretty fucking cool

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Sex the Drag the Pleasure ManIdgeport Connecticut but not in New York West argued that like sexuality in a woman homosexuality had no class identification In this play West used the theatricality of the drag ueens who had become her friends and sisters Pleasure Man is once again set in the world of theatre and is both a forerunner to La Cage aux Folles and a revenge fantasy in which a man is castrated after seducing and impregnating an innocent girl Pleasure Man had two and a half performances in the city before it was closed by the police While West won the legal right to have her play performed its controversial nature marked the end of her box office success. I read Sex may return to read the other two It's historically interesting but not a terribly compelling play it sounds like the main thing that would actually make it good to watch would just be Mae West in the lead role and there's not much point otherwise