Mary Jane West, popularly known as Mae West, was an American actress, singer, and writer. She started her career as a child artist and went on to pen several plays before entering Hollywood. As a playwright, West wrote the play ‘Sex’ (1926) for which she was arrested on charges of obscenity. Her next play ‘Diamond Lil’ (1928) became a Broadway hit. Her Broadway success got her noticed by Hollywood agents and she was cast in a short role in ‘Night After Night’ (1932). Her short role made a huge impact and she bagged movies such as ‘She Done Him Wrong’ (1933), ‘Belle of the Nineties’ (1934), and ‘Go West Young Man’ (1936). Her movies were always under scrutiny by the censor board, so she returned to stage plays before taking a detour to Hollywood and starring in her last movie ‘Sextette’ (1978).
Tira is a circus performer who agrees to put her head inside a lion’s mouth, which is a very risky stunt. However, due to this performance, the circus makes it to New York, and Tira is able to pursue rich men, flirt with them and accept various kinds of presents from them. When she eventually meets the man of her dreams and decides to get married, her boss is not pleased to hear the news, and he decides to break off the engagement.
Night after Night is a romantic drama film, which tells the story of Joe Anton, who falls in love with Miss Healy, a wealthy socialite. Therefore, he eventually starts taking grooming lessons in order to please her. However, when his ex-girlfriends appear in his life, several complications arise
Cleo Borden, an ambitious dance-hall girl, acquires wealth when her fiancé Buck gets killed. She falls for an upper-class British oil expert, Edward Carrington, and decides to turn into a lady to win him. She socializes with the elite horseracing crowd, performs in an opera and marries Fletcher Colton, though she doesn’t love him. But by then Carrington has become an Earl.
Peaches, a con artist, finds herself in trouble with the law as she had attempted to sell the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. However, Jim McCarey, the police captain, takes a liking to her, and says that he will let her go if she promises to leave town.
Movie star, Marvis Arden, gets romantically involved with a politician and plans to meet him at her next tour stop. However, when her car breaks down, she is left stranded in the middle of a rural town. Her manager arranges for her to stay at a local boarding house, but when the young mechanic arrives to fix her car, she develops a liking towards him.
Rose Carlton aka Frisco Doll kills her keeper in self-defense and flees to Alaska on a steamer where the captain falls for her. She meets missionary Sister Annie Alden on steamer and the two form a bond. When Sister Annie dies during journey, Rose takes on her identity to complete Annie’s mission. Later, she turns herself in to set the records straight.
She Done Him Wrong is a romantic comedy drama musical film which tells the story of Lady Lou, New York singer and nightclub owner who is quite popular among men. However, one of the men in love with her is a dangerous criminal who has just escaped from prison and is on his way to see her. He is unaware of the fact that she hasn’t been faithful.
A popular cabaret entertainer named Ruby Carter, shifts her operations from St Louis to New Orleans. Within a short time, she manages to become extremely popular with the local men.
When his biggest star joins the show of his rival, a Broadway producer thinks of a scheme to get her back.