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n. (dated form of sextet English)

  1. n. six performers or singers who perform together [syn: sextet, sestet]

  2. a set of six similar things considered as a unit [syn: sextet, sestet]

  3. six people considered as a unit [syn: sextet, sixsome]

  4. a musical composition written for six performers [syn: sextet, sestet]


Sextette is a 1978 American comedy/ musical motion picture released by Crown International Pictures. The film stars Mae West. Other actors in the cast included Timothy Dalton, Dom DeLuise, Tony Curtis, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, George Hamilton, Alice Cooper and Walter Pidgeon.

Directed by Ken Hughes and produced by Daniel Briggs, Robert Sullivan and Harry Weiss for the production company Briggs and Sullivan, the script was dramatized for the screen, by Herbert Baker, from the play Sex, which West herself had originally written. Costumes were designed by Edith Head.

Filmed at Paramount Studios, Sextette was Mae West's final movie. Featured were cameos by Rona Barrett, Regis Philbin and George Raft, all of whom appeared as themselves. West had made her movie debut in Raft's Night After Night ( 1932).

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The singers drew inspiration from the audience, and the two great sextettes were rendered not unworthily.