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Loos, Anita 1893-1981

Works: 376 works in 1,260 publications in 11 languages and 21,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biography  Musical films  Fiction  Biographies  Silent films  Romance films  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Translator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Composer, Conceptor, Former owner, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PS3523.O557, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Anita Loos
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Most widely held works by Anita Loos
The women by Joan Crawford( Visual )

47 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another
"Gentlemen prefer blondes" : the illuminating diary of a professional lady by Anita Loos( Book )

112 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious activities of a naive blonde and her instinct for self-protection from men
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

30 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Twice over lightly : New York then and now by Helen Hayes( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first lady of American theatre and the prolific and witty writer set out to discover the real New York with the intention of getting people out of their ruts and exploring their own environments
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

14 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'intolleranza e i suoi terribili effetti vengono esaminati in quattro ere diverse. Nell'antica Babilonia, una ragazza viene coinvolta in una lotta religiosa che porta alla caduta della città. In Giudea i Farisei condannano Gesù Cristo. Parigi, 1572: mentre sta per compiersi il giorno del massacro di San Bartolomeo, due giovani ugonotti decidono di sposarsi. Infine, nell'America moderna, dei riformatori moralisti distruggono la vita di una donna e del suo amante
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red-headed woman: Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. Waterloo bridge: A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute. Baby face: Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks( Visual )

43 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical about two showgirls from Little Rock searching for love and marriage aboard a luxury-liner bound for France
"But gentlemen marry brunettes" by Anita Loos( Book )

68 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 10 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the further adventures of Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw. Narrated by Lorelei, the bubbly blonde, however she tells the tale of her friend. Dorothy, a bright talented young woman, grew up in a carnival company; she is discovered by Charlie, who helps her find her way to New York City as a young woman. In New York she is introduced to a broker who is to introduce her to Mr. Ziegfeld, so that she might have a chance at becoming one of the Ziegfeld Follies. The broker is thrown off by Dorothy's unique style and personality and does little to refer her to Mr. Ziegfeld. Dorothy takes matters into her own hands and waits outside Mr. Ziegfeld's office and lands the position without any help. Dorothy marries Lester, a saxophone player from the Follies, she soon finds that marriage is not everything she wanted it to be
The Talmadge girls : a memoir by Anita Loos( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fate keeps on happening : adventures of Lorelei Lee and other writings by Anita Loos( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentlemen prefer blondes : the illuminating diary of a professional lady ; and, But gentlemen marry brunettes by Anita Loos( Book )

23 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lorelei Lee is just a little girl from Little Rock who takes the world by storm to teach its gentlemen that kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and safire bracelet lasts forever." Anita Loos first published the diaries of the gold-digging blonde in the flapper days of 1925, forging a new archetype for the modern world." "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes follows Lorelei and her best friend, Dorothy, from Hollywood to Manhattan to Paris and London, pursued by eager suitors all the while. In "the Central of Europe," with a new diamond tiara in her handbag, Lorelei meets a traveling American millionaire who just might be the one. She retires her diary, but not for long, because, as she writes in the opening pages of But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, "it is bright ideas that keep the home fires burning, and prevent a divorce from taking all of the bloom off Romance."" "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and its brunette sequel are present here in one volume containing the original Ralph Barton illustrations and a penetrating introduction by feminist humor maven, Regina Barreca."--Jacket
Gigi; a comedy in two acts by Anita Loos( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gigi is a young French girl brought up by her mother, grandmother and aunt to be a stylish cocotte. The man they have picked for her is a roue who frequently visits Gigi's home as a friend. When he comes, he brings her candy and lets her cheat him at cards. He is captivated by her boyish enthusiasm. But Gigi is now 16 and the time is ripe for her to put away the things of a child and to think of becoming the roue's mistress. But Gigi has not been brought up right; she doesn't think she would like such an arrangement. So in her own way, and much to the surprise of everyone, she maneuvers the roue into a proposition of marriage. This is treachery to the ladies, but Gigi thinks it is swell. - p. 3
San Francisco : a screen play by Anita Loos( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenplay of the Hollywood hit movie starring Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald
Gentlemen prefer blondes : original Broadway cast by Jule Styne( Recording )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
Gigi by Anita Loos( Book )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folder contains the printed script with manuscript annotations and cues pasted on blank leaves, property lists and director's notes
A mouse is born by Anita Loos( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide 9985
Happy birthday, a play in two acts by Anita Loos( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Broadhurst Theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein 2nd present Helen Hayes in "Happy Birthday," a new comedy by Anita Loos, directed by Joshua logan, scenery and lighting by Jo Mielziner, costumes by Lucinda Ballard
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.16 for The women ... to 0.99 for Personalit ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The women
"Gentlemen prefer blondes" : the illuminating diary of a professional ladySan Francisco"But gentlemen marry brunettes"Gentlemen prefer blondes : the illuminating diary of a professional lady ; and, But gentlemen marry brunettesGigi; a comedy in two actsForbidden Hollywood collection
Alternative Names
anita loos actress novelist screenwriter tv producer

Anita Loos Amerikaans schrijfster

Anita Loos Amerikaans schrijver

Anita Loos amerikansk manusforfattar og skribent

Anita Loos amerikansk manusförfattare och författare

Anita Loos amerikansk manusforfatter og skribent

Anita Loos amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Anita Loos scénariste, actrice et écrivain américaine

Anita Loos scrittrice e sceneggiatrice statunitense

Anita Loos US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin

Anita Loosová

Emerson, John 1893-1981 Mrs

Emerson, John 1894-1981 Mrs

Emerson, John, Mrs., 1893-1981

Emerson, John, Mrs, 1894-1981

Loos Anita

Loos, Anita 1894-1981

Loos, Corine Anita.

Loos, Corine Anita 1893-1981

Loos, Corine Anita 1894-1981

Loos, Corinne Anita 1893-1981

Luus, Anita

Luus, Anita 1893-1981

Luus, Anita, 1894-1981

Анита Лус американская сценаристка

Аніта Лус

אניטה לוס

לוס, אניטה

آنیتا لوس

آنیتا لوس نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی


ルース, アニタ