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She Done Him Wrong (1933)


Written by Tim Dirks

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She Done Him Wrong (1933)

In director Lowell Sherman's classic comedy:

  • a melodramatic/comic story that involved white slavery and an unlikely romance between Gay Nineties saloon singer Lady 'Diamond' Lou (Mae West) and Salvation Army officer Captain Cummings (Cary Grant)
  • another of voluptuous Mae West's funny vehicles as an excuse to throw off unabashed one liners: ("You know, it takes two to get one in trouble"), brazen and naughty innuendoes and double-entendres (the famed "Why don't you come up sometime 'n see me? I'm home every evening"), and other liberated quips ("Listen, when women go wrong, men go right after them" and "You know it was a toss-up whether I go in for diamonds or sing in the choir. The choir lost")


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