The biography of Mae West , illustrated by Tommy Redolphi and accompanied by 2 compact discs.
Mae West is the first “ sex symbol ” of cinema. After a notable debut in the theater, in burlesque vaudevilles, in which she asserted her pronounced taste for provocation and licentious humor - notably in her first play Sex which cost her eight days of imprisonment - she conquered Hollywood .
Accumulating scandals only increases his popularity and encourages him to further subvert the rules of morality and decency . But in addition to her conflicts with censorship, Hollywood will remember her above all for her joy of life, her inability to submit to the rules, her particular beauty and above all her contribution to the sexual emancipation of women.