"The only show on Earth where the tickets are made of asbestos!"
I'm No Angel is pretty much everyone's favorite Mae West movie, and so it should be -- it has everything. Made in the afterglow of her first starring film, the enormous hit She Done Him Wrong, it was released before the censorship authorities got themselves organized to shackle her imagination. Featuring fabulous costumes, good songs, lions, elephants, a crooked ex-boyfriend, a pet monkey, an antagonistic rich bitch, a courtroom scene, not one, not two, but four maids/confidantes, and Cary Grant, it's deliciously funny right from the start.
|Tira and her friend Romeo|
|Libbey Taylor,Gertrude Howard, and Mae do a spontaneous dance|
|Beulah is right on the spot with Tira's horoscope|
|With Gregory Ratoff as Benny Pinkowitz|
One of the many classic scenes in this film is Tira's visit to Benny's office to fill him in on her complaint. He pats her shoulder sympathetically as she bravely controls a quivering lip, saying, "If I was a home girl, I'd be heartbroken."
|Tira questions a witness|
Witness after witness falls before Tira’s cross-examination, including the weaselly Slick, uncovering the plot by Barton to break up her romance. Jack directs his attorney to drop his defense and settle the suit.
|Mae's stilt-like shoes raised her to 5'4"|