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This Day in History: Mae West is Sentenced to 10 Days in Prison for Writing, Directing, and Performing in the Broadway Play “Sex”

This Day In History: April 19, 1927 On this day in history, 1927, Mae West was sentenced to 10 days in prison and given a $500 fine, charged with “obscenity and corrupting the morals of youth” for writing, under the pen name Jane Mast, directing, and performing in the play Sex. The play was the first written by the 34 […]

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