Screen legend, writer, playwright, and outrageous wit Mae West completely redoes The Doors’ signature song “Light my fire” in her own signature unforgettable style. Who is she? The woman inspired Madonna, called Marilyn Monroe an impersonator, and sued Jayne Mansfield for stealing one of her dancers (and marrying him). Have you ever heard or said the line, “is that a gun in your pocket or are you just glad to see me”? Not only did she say it – she wrote it.
Published by Hamish Downie
Hamish Downie is an Australian writer/producer and music video director based in Japan. Notable work includes the music video for Robyn Loau's single "Never Let You Down", and the multi-award winning short film, "An American Piano", which he wrote & produced, and was officially selected to screen at the TIFF Kids 2015 festival. His most recent short film, "Silence", his directorial debut, is travelling the festival circuit now, and has received a notable mention from the Let's All Be Free Festival in the UK. View all posts by Hamish Downie