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Anita Loos

Novelist, Screenwriter (26-Apr-1893 — 18-Aug-1981)


Gary Carey. Anita Loos: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1988. 331pp.

Anita Loos. Cast of Thousands. Grosset & Dunlap. 1976. 280pp. Also released as A Girl Like I.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.149)

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.868)

  8. Twentieth Century Authors (p.847)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.445)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.336)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.250)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.612)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.530)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.452)

  15. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.286)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.307)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.194)

  18. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.669)

  19. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.331)

  20. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.529)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.9)

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