Sextette
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Mae West (1892-1980) was perhaps the original comic sex goddess of American cinema. Originally a vaudeville performer, she became a national sensation following her 1926 Broadway show Sex, which she wrote, produced, directed and starred in. She continued to outrage the sensibilities of her time on Broadway before coming to Hollywood and doing the same there throughout the 1930s. She perfected her double entendre humor onscreen and gradually fell out of favor with an increasingly prudish film-going public, though her career underwent several brief revivals. Even as an extremely old woman, she… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

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"Mae West's swan song to cinema at age 86 is one of the world's all-time worst movies, but that doesn't detract at all from its immense charm and lewd fascination."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"Astonishingly, mesmerizingly bad."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It is a wonderfully bad film, played with such ferocious tongue-in-cheek camp that its inanity has a peculiar charm of its own."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Snobbery
"Notable only for Mae West and a cast of future movie names."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
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