Anita Loos (April 26, 1889 – August 18, 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. more »
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''I began quite early in life to sense the thrill a girl attains in supplying money to a man.''Anita Loos (1894-1981), U.S. humorist, screenwriter, and dramatist. Cast of Thousands, ch. 8 (1977). Loos's husband, John Emerson, was often depen...
''I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever.''Anita Loos (1893-1981), U.S. novelist, screenwriter. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, "Paris is Divine," (1925). Lorelei Lee's journal entry, April 27.
''There's nothing colder than chemistry.''Anita Loos (1888-1981), U.S. novelist, screenwriter. Kiss Hollywood Good-by, ch. 21 (1974).
''I ... once witnessed more ardent emotions between men at an Elks' Rally in Pasadena than they could ever have felt for the type of woman available to an Elk.''Anita Loos (1888-1981), U.S. screenwriter, author, and humorist. Kiss Hollywood Good-by, ch. 5 (1974).
''Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.''Anita Loos (1893-1981), U.S. novelist, screenwriter. Kiss Hollywood Good-by, ch. 2 (1974).