Anita Loos

Screenwriter, Playwright, Author
Actress and journalist turned teenage scenarist who landed a contract with Biograph in 1912. Loos earned a reputation for writing satirical intertitles and, during the sound era, breezily cynical dialogue. She enjoyed a ... Read more »
Born: 04/25/1888 in Mt. Shasta, Sissons, California, USA

Filmography

Writer (7)

The Women 2008 (Movie)

(from original screenplay: "The Women") (Source Material)

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes 1955 (Movie)

("But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes") (From Story)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

Susan and God 1939 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Women 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

San Francisco 1935 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Musketeers of Pig Alley 1911 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Music (1)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 (Movie)

from musical("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes") (Music)

Biography

Actress and journalist turned teenage scenarist who landed a contract with Biograph in 1912. Loos earned a reputation for writing satirical intertitles and, during the sound era, breezily cynical dialogue. She enjoyed a fruitful association with D.W. Griffith and played a significant role in the early career of Douglas Fairbanks. Loos is best known for her 1925 comic novel, "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", which she adapted for the screen and stage. Her second husband was director John Emerson (1875-1956) and her third, writer-director Richard Sale.

Relationships

John Emerson Other

Companion
married from June 15, 1919 to his death in 1956

Frank Pallma

Husband
married and divorced in 1915

Richard Sale Other

Husband
Divorced

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