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Adela Rogers St. Johns


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Adela Rogers St. Johns (née Adela Nora Rogers; May 20, 1894 – August 10, 1988) was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She wrote a number of screenplays for silent movies and, late in life, appeared with other early twentieth-century figures as one of the 'witnesses' in Warren Beatty's Reds, but she is best remembered for her groundbreaking exploits as a "girl reporter" during the ... more »

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  • The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that's what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until ...
    Adela Rogers St. Johns (1894-1988), U.S. journalist. quoted in Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (Oct. 13, 1974).
  • ''I think every woman's entitled to a middle husband she can forget.''
    Adela Rogers St. Johns (b. 1893), U.S. journalist. Quoted in Los Angeles Times (October 13, 1974).
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