She Done Him Wrong

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She Done Him Wrong Review


Mae West's most famous line appears in She Done Him Wrong, where you can finally discover that she's been being misquoted now for 73 years. Poor gal. Did you know she wrote the bulk of the films she appeared in? Who knew under the sneer and the sass there was an author? As for the story here, adapted from her play Diamond Lil, it's pretty much a bust: Nightclub owner Lady Lou (West) is semi-stalked by an old boyfriend who's been in the pokey for a spell. It's all over in about an hour, which serves mainly as a platform for West to crack wise at every boy in the room, including Cary Grant, the recipient of her signature line.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 66 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 9th February 1933

Distributed by: MCA Universal Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Fresh: 18 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 6.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Lowell Sherman

Producer:

Starring: as Lady Lou, as Captain Cummings, Owen Moore as Chick Clark, Gilbert Roland as Serge Stanieff, Noah Beery as Gus Jordan, as Dan Flynn, Rafaela Ottiano as Russian Rita, Dewey Robinson as Spider Kane, as Sally, Tammany Young as Chuck Connors, Fuzzy Knight as Rag Time Kelly, Grace La Rue as Frances, Robert Homans as Doheney (as Robert E. Homans), as Pearl

Also starring:

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