Mae West sitting in court during questioning about earnings from her role in the movie "She Done Him Wrong," Los Angeles, 1940
- Mae West sitting in court during questioning about earnings from her role in the movie "She Done Him Wrong," Los Angeles, 1940
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- February 20, 1940
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- Mae West (August 17, 1893–November 22, 1980) sitting in court during questioning about profits earned from her role in the movie "She Done Him Wrong." Writer Mark Linden accused West of failing to provide half of the profits she earned from selling his play to Paramount in order to produce the film. The judge ruled that West did not owe the writer any of the additional money she received as salary for her role as an actress. West was an American actress, playwright, and screenwriter.
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