Anita Loos (April 26, 1889 – August 18, 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She wrote film scripts from 1912, and became arguably the first- ever staff scriptwriter, when D.W. Griffith put her on the payroll at Triangle Film ...
Anita Loos [Gary Carey] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A full-scale account of the life and seventy-year career of the popular author- screenwriter reveals Hollywood's golden years and literary New York and Paris of the 1920's.
Anita Loos: A Biography [Gary Carey] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Despite her image as a flapper, Anita Loos was a hardworking, rather shy woman who sought recognition as a writer. This is the view presented by this biography which recounts her life at the film studios.
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A Girl Like I: an autobiography [Anita Loos] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The author wickedly remembers and delectably recounts the scandals, gossip and glorious intimacies of the golden age of Hollywood.
Before reading this book, I had little knowledge of the importance of female writers and directors in early Hollywood. Before show business was respectable, there were plenty of jobs for the ladies. Tiny little Anita Loos, author of the book Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, was the highest paid screen writer in Hollywood for ...
Aug 9, 2008 ... His name is Gary Carey, and he died Tuesday evening, at 70, having completed a life that was both full and far too short. ... The 1981 All the Stars in Heaven, a study of MGM's golden age, was followed by lives of Judy Holliday (1982) and legendary screenwriter and playwright Anita Loos (1988).
More about All about Eve; has 6 ratings and 1 review. Ralph said: This is a wonderful book. Simply put, a conversation with Joseph L. Mankiewicz, writer ...
by Elyse Graham. When James Joyce was nearly blind and working on the first draft of Finnegans Wake, the book he permitted himself during his daily reading window was Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, a best-selling satire by Anita Loos. 1. The book has the interest of biographical color rather than any usefulness for ...