Picture of Anita Loos, author of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes; twentieth century American Literature
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On this day in 1893 Anita Loos was born. Loos started writing scenarios for D. W. Griffith while in her teens, and eventually worked on over sixty films, but her most enduring creation is the 1925 novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, reviewed by the Times Literary Supplement as "a masterpiece of comic literature."

 

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