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She Done Him Wrong Overview:

She Done Him Wrong (1933) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Lowell Sherman and produced by William LeBaron.

She Done Him Wrong was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1996.

Academy Awards 1932/33 --- Ceremony Number 6 (source: AMPAS)

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She Done Him Wrong (1933)

By Carol Martinheira on May 28, 2017 From The Old Hollywood Garden

She Done Him Wrong (1933) On May 28, 2017 By CarolIn Comedy Ah, Mae West. Where does one begin with Mae West *cue Mae West-style double entendre*? If you know anything about her, you know she was an original, a trailblazer and a pioneer in many, many ways. And if you w... Read full article


She Done Him Wrong (1933)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 22, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“I always did like a man in a uniform. That one fits you grand. Why don’t you come up sometime and see me? I’m home every evening.”  ~ Mae West Mae West is a larger-than-life personality if there ever was one. So large in fact that it’s hard to believe she was even a re... Read full article


She Done Him Wrong (1933)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 22, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“I always did like a man in a uniform. That one fits you grand. Why don’t you come up sometime and see me? I’m home every evening.”  ~ Mae West Mae West is a larger-than-life personality if there ever was one. So large in fact that it’s hard to believe she was even a re... Read full article


The Pre-Code Blogathon: She Done Him Wrong (1933)

By Annmarie Gatti on Apr 3, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.” -Mae West With her voluptuous figure, suggestive manner and risque dialog, Mae West is arguably the most iconic ‘come on’ queen of her time. Groundbreaking, and at times even controversial, she was known for her blunt se... Read full article


"She Done Him Wrong," or The Way West

By David on Mar 8, 2014 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

As Lady Lou, Mae West first sashays into "She Done Him Wrong" -- and into pop culture history -- by entering Gus Jordan's Place, where she is the featured, um, entertainment. But first she stops to say hello to a child: At moments like this I think of movie censor Will Hays. See, "She Done H... Read full article


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Quotes from

Captain Cummings: Surely you don't object to my holding your hand?
Lady Lou: It ain't heavy - I can hold it.


Lady Lou: Diamonds is my career.


Lady Lou: When women go wrong, men go right after them.


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Facts about

"Diamond Lil", the play on which this was based, originally opened Apr. 9, 1928 at the Royale Theatre and ran for 176 performances. It was revived 3 times between 1949 and 1951, each time starring Mae West.
The National Legion of Decency was formed in October of 1933, six months after the release of this film. Legion officials cited Mae West and the film as one of the major reasons for the "necessity" of the organization.
The shortest film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
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