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Anita Loos (April 26, 1888 – August 18, 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Comic Novels, Silent Film, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Writers, Anita Loo, Loo Screenwriting, Photo, Women, People
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Published in 1925, 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' by Anita Loos became a bestseller and was one of several famous novels published that year to chronicle the so-called Jazz Age, including Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby'. Edith Wharton called Loos' book "The great American novel."
John Bunny (1863-1915) The first comic star of American silent film. When Bunny died the New York Times stated: "The name John Bunny will always be linked to the movies." Little did movie fans of 1915 realize that he would be completely forgotten the next year and omitted from many books on silent movies 70-80 years later.