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Mame may refer to:

  • Mame (musical), a 1966 Broadway musical by Jerry Herman
    • Mame (film), a 1974 American film based on the musical
    • Mame (film soundtrack), a soundtrack album
  • MAME, an emulator for arcade games, which also incorporates the MESS computer and console emulator.
  • Mame, a size classification of bonsai
  • Mame people or Mam, an indigenous people of Mexico
  • Mame Soramame, a fictional character from the anime and manga series Dr. Slump

In people:

  • Alfred-Henri-Amand Mame (1811-1893), French printer and publisher
  • Mame Biram Diouf (born 1987), Senegalese footballer
  • Mame Madior Boye (born 1940), former Prime Minister of Senegal
  • Mame Niang (born 1984), Senegalese footballer
  • Mame Tacko Diouf (born 1976), Senegalese hurdler
  • Mame Younousse Dieng, Senegalese writer
Mame (musical)

Mame is a musical with the book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Originally titled My Best Girl, it is based on the 1955 novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis and a 1956 Broadway play, by Lawrence and Lee, that starred Rosalind Russell. Set in New York and spanning the Great Depression and World War II, it focuses on eccentric bohemian Mame Dennis, whose famous motto is "Life is a banquet and most poor sons of bitches are starving to death." Her fabulous life with her wealthy friends is interrupted when the young son of her late brother arrives to live with her. They cope with the Depression in a series of adventures.

In 1958, a film titled Auntie Mame, based on the play, was released by Warner Brothers once again starring Rosalind Russell in the title role. Russell was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe for her portrayal.

The musical opened on Broadway in 1966, starring Angela Lansbury and Beatrice Arthur. The production became a hit and spawned a 1974 film with Lucille Ball in the title role and Arthur reprising her supporting role, as well as a London production, a Broadway revival, and a 40th anniversary revival at the Kennedy Center in 2006.

Mame (film)

Mame is a 1974 Technicolor musical film in Panavision based on the 1966 Broadway musical of the same name (itself based on the 1958 film Auntie Mame) and the 1955 novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis.

It was directed by Gene Saks, and adapted by Paul Zindel, and starred Lucille Ball in her final film performance. The cast also stars Bea Arthur, Bruce Davison and Robert Preston.

The story focuses on the madcap life of Mame Dennis ( Ball), which is disrupted when she becomes the guardian of her deceased brother's son. She marries a wealthy Southern plantation owner ( Preston), is widowed, yet through it all, with the help of her dearest friend, Vera Charles ( Arthur), manages to keep things under control.

Mame (film soundtrack)

Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture Mame is the soundtrack from the 1974 Warner Bros. movie adaptation of the Broadway musical Mame. The album features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and retains all but one song, "That's How Young I Feel," from the original Broadway musical and adds a new song, "Loving You."

Usage examples of "mame".

I got in the hall there was a cop there, asked if I lived there and I said yes I did and then he asked me if I knew Mame and when I saw her last and all.

I think they figure Mike Karas is a dealer, with Mame working for God and everything.

Life had done plenty to Mame since that picture had been taken and before, this morning, it had delivered the coup de grace that put her forever beyond change, frozen forever in the past, with all the other dead.

But the room looked no more as it had when I d last seen it than Mame had looked like her portrait shot.

One was that-the police had stated that Mame had been dead approximately half an hour as of the time Backus had discovered the body.

But maybe Billie would have seen God in The Best Chance, talking to Mame across the bar a little while before she got that bad headache.

Look, he was at the bar talking to Mame a good half hour buying her drinks and everything.

But now all the real information I had for them was that Jesus had been with Mame just before he himself had been killed.

And the cops think you killed Mame because his story puts you there, in her room, just about when they think she was killed.

It had been quite early in the evening when Jesus left her, Mame had probably gone out and made other use of her evening.

Ramon had told him he could make a contact through Mame, and then Ramon had followed.

September when I got Mame to take a walk after supper when the things were all cleared away.

I called to see Mame one night, and Ma Dugan said that she and Thomas, her younger brother, had gone to the show.

Instead of a Mame Dugan to fly from the voracity of man and raise violets, she seemed to be a Mame more in line as God intended her, approachable, and suited to bask in the light of the Brazilians and the Kindler.

About noon Mame looks and finds that the lunch she had put up in a basket had been left behind.