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Loos, Anita 1893-1981

Works: 364 works in 1,164 publications in 12 languages and 20,621 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Musical films  Educational films  Biographical films  Silent films  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Translator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Adapter, Conceptor, Former owner, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PS3523.O557, 791.4372
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The women by Clare Boothe Luce( Visual )

41 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,607 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 )

130 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious activities of a naive blonde and her instinct for self-protection from men
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

29 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloon keeper 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 738 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 )

19 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many critics to be the greatest film of the silent era, Griffith used the film to answer his critics' charges of racism in his previous film, The birth of a nation. The lavish, innovative epic weaves four separate stories that depict the meance of hate, from Babylonian times to the twentieth century, tied together by a poignant motif of life's continuous struggle with good vs. evil. The dramatization of intolerance is realized through the fall of Babylon, the Pharisees' condemnation of Jesus Christ, the presecution of Huguenots in 16th-century Paris during Catehrine de Medici's regime, and a contempoary morality play wherein social reformers destroy a young couple's pursuit of happiness
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced 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 )

41 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 523 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 )

66 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 11 languages and held by 449 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
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 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Talmadge girls : a memoir by Anita Loos( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gigi; a comedy in two acts by Anita Loos( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 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
Gentlemen prefer blondes : original Broadway cast by Jule Styne( Recording )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco : a screen play by Anita Loos( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenplay of the Hollywood hit movie starring Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

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

Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle: An intimate drama of an American man who falls victim to the debilitating affliction of alcoholism
A mouse is born by Anita Loos( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gigi by Colette( Book )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folder contains the printed script with manuscript annotations and cues pasted on blank leaves, property lists and director's notes
Intolerance : a sun-play of the ages : A drama of comparisons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories are interwoven: the fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots and a contemporary drama, all crosscut and building with enormous energy to a thrilling chase and finale
Happy birthday, a play in two acts by Anita Loos( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 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
No mother to guide her by Anita Loos( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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

Анита Лус американская сценаристка

Аніта Лус

אניטה לוס

לוס, אניטה

آنیتا لوس

آنیتا لوس نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی


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"Gentlemen prefer blondes" : the illuminating diary of a professional ladySan Francisco"But gentlemen marry brunettes"Gigi; a comedy in two actsForbidden Hollywood collectionNo mother to guide her