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He is very concerned by the moral depravity of Hollywood.

The 100 best novels: No 49 – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos (1925)

She is warned that he is a miser, but with flattery and the promise of discretion as he is marriedshe manages to get him to buy the tiara for her. She is in fact remarkably single-minded.

I read it once a long time ago, before the blog, and then again a few years ago. Books by Anita Loos. For instants, they make a great fuss over a tower that really is not even as tall as the Hickox building in Little Rock Arkansas and it would only make a chimney on one of our towers in New York. Lorelei and Dorothy are very different from one another. If you have seen the movie, then you are familiar with Piggie.

Mankiewicz Films based on American novels s comedy films American comedy films American black-and-white films s silent comedy film stubs. She is furious because in 35 years of marriage, her husband has never given her a gift. You can read a little more about her career here. Spoffard has money, but she is not attracted to him. As soon as Lorelei gets bored with her current beau, she demonstrates her readiness to move on to the next — providing he has enough money to keep her in the manner to which she has become accustomed.


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I think that takes a bit of the fun from Gentlemen Prefer Getnlemen for me. She is very single-minded in her approach. Jane Russell does a wonderful job playing the second best looking girl in the room. Adolph Zukor Jesse L. She relates to a sympathetic Major Falcon the story of how she came to know Bartlett.

The idea that “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” passed into popular culture, and is now repeated without irony too often to be diverting. The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady.

Lorelei decides that she should come out into polite society and plans a debutante ball for herself. How can it possibly be that only one of my goodreads friends has read this and yet James Joyce couldn’t resist it? Retrieved from ” https: I’m going to live through this and when it’s all over, I’ll never be hungry again.

Robert Broussard bursts into their room and rants at them in French. The gifts of jewelry she receives improve we may suppose her looks— which attracts more gifts— which make her yet more attractive— a process that prrfer the circulation of capital attracting capital.


Fearing she has already lost Spoffard, she telephones Dorothy, but Spoffard has already left for Penn Station.

Meanwhile, Lorelei deplores Dorothy’s wasting time with a man who is a mere tennis champion. In bentlemen, although Loos works against the background of modernism and name-checks Conrad, there is an important sense in which her book is a reminder of how much high modernism borrowed from popular culture. This is an inside joke.

It is my first time hearing about Anita Loos.

Mencken among her many literary friends. Anita Loos ‘ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes And having lived in NewYork and Paris, she probably got a laugh out of Lorelei’s escapades through those cities. Lorelei Lee had been working in movies in Hollywood when she met Mr.

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Nor laughed so hard. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I gentlfmen not really sure it was the gentleman, as I saw him a quite a distants in the bar, but if it really is the gentleman it shows that when a girl has a lot of fate in her life it is sure to keep on happening.