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1927

Mae West Jailed for 10 Days

Way Out West

It was on this day in 1927 that the legend of Mae West was solidified. Even though the Jazz Age was known for its friskiness, it may have been pushing things slightly for West to appear in (and write) a play simply called ‘Sex’. So it came as no surprise that this jaunty tale of prostitution was raided by the New York City vice squad and the entire cast ... Read more >