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  • Raquel ~~~

    Anita Loos, screenwriter and author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes".

  • Elizabeth Hoffman

    "To place in the limelight a great number of people who ordinarily would be chambermaids and chauffeurs, and give them unlimited power and wealth, is bound to produce lively results." - Anita Loos, writer

  • Jennifer DeFilippo

    Even during the Great Depression, Anita made $2,500 a week. That’s about $34,000 a week in today’s money. | Did You Know That Most Hollywood Screenwriters Used To Be Women?

  • Kathleen Ryan

    Anita Loos. The first woman to ever have a screenwriting contract in Hollywood & a revolutionary writer in field of silent film. Best known as the author of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

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