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She Done Him Wrong

(DVD - 2008 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Lou works as a singer at the Gay Nineties saloon of Gus Jordan, who plies her with diamonds to keep her by his side. She runs afoul of stalwart mission Captain Cummings, who warns her that she's on the road to perdition.
Title: She done him wrong
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition: Full frame
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (65 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Universal ; a Paramount picture ; Paramount presents ; directed by Lowell Sherman ; by Mae West ; screen play by Harvey Thew and John Bright ; [produced by William LeBaron]
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Special features: Exclusive introduction by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne; bonus cartoon: "She done him right."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933
Summary: Lou works as a singer at the Gay Nineties saloon of Gus Jordan, who plies her with diamonds to keep her by his side. She runs afoul of stalwart mission Captain Cummings, who warns her that she's on the road to perdition.
Terms Of Use: This disc is copy protected
Additional Contributors: Ottiano, Rafaela - 1888-1942
Landau, David - 1879-1935
Roland, Gilbert - 1905-1994
Beery, Noah - 1882-1946
Moore, Owen - 1886-1939
Grant, Cary - 1904-1986
Bright, John - 1908 January 1-1989
Thew, Harvey
West, Mae
LeBaron, William - 1883-1958
Sherman, Lowell - 1888-1934
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Paramount Productions
Branch Call Number: DVD Comedy SHE
Credits: Music, Ralph Rainger ; photography, Charles Lang.
Performers: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Gilbert Roland, Noah Beery Sr., David Landau, Rafaela Ottiano, Dewey Robinson, Rochelle Hudson, Tammany Young, Fuzzy Knight, Grace La Rue, Robert E. Homans, Louise Beavers.
System Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono., dual layer, NTSC
Other Language: English dialogue, French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Subject Headings: Eighteen nineties Drama Fugitives from justice Drama Nightclubs Drama Temperance Societies, etc. Drama Women singers Drama Man-woman relationships New York (State) New York Drama
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy films
Romantic comedy films
Feature films
Topical Term: Eighteen nineties
Fugitives from justice
Nightclubs
Temperance
Women singers
Man-woman relationships
Publisher No: 61025788 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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Bawdy singer Mae West seducers a very young Cary Grant in this 1933 comedy.


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Jul 22, 2014
  • garycornell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Mae West carries "She Done Him Wrong" with her acting and singing. I understand she even wrote the script. She didn't write the song "I like a Man Who Takes His Time", but she sure knocks it out of the park. A young Cary Grant pursues Mae, but so do most of the men in the movie. Mae is a hard woman to tie down to one man. Delightful comedy and a refreshing bit of humor from the one and only Mae West!

Jul 02, 2014
  • Isley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The sheer audacity of this brilliant pre-code film will leave you reeling. Not that the quality of the filmmaking really matters since West packs it with enough razor sharp one-liners to put a Groucho/Woody love child to shame.

Mar 03, 2014
  • PatrickLongworth1969 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I don't understand a comment like "...badly dated..." especially in regard to this film which is a peek back in the past more sure than any time machine might presume to bring us.

Mae West is a character but I don't know enough about her to determine how much she embodies the character she plays as opposed to just being herself. That's the tragedy of all the years in between this film's time and our time.

It's an interesting film with plots and turns, Cary Grant is one of the stars and the plot is of a woman in a public house who lives the high life until it all comes crashing down and she is led away (whether to prison or to marriage is open to question).

Dec 04, 2013
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Somehow you can know the Mae West persona without having seen any of her movies. Along with "My Little Chickadee," in which she co-starred with W.C. Fields, this is her best known film. She adapted it from her play and it features the famous (and misquoted) line "Why don't you come up sometime and see me." It stirred up some controversy when released, but you'd be hard pressed to figure out why. It's badly dated, but of some historic importance. Cary Grant has one of his earliest roles here.

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