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Also Known As: Corinne Anita Loos Died: August 18, 1981
Born: April 26, 1888 Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Birth Place: Mt. Shasta, Sissons, California, USA Profession: screenwriter, author, playwright, actor

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Actress and journalist turned teenage scenarist who landed a contract with Biograph in 1912. Loos earned a reputation for writing satirical intertitles and, during the sound era, breezily cynical dialogue. She enjoyed a fruitful association with D.W. Griffith and played a significant role in the early career of Douglas Fairbanks. Loos is best known for her 1925 comic novel, "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", which she adapted for the screen and stage. Her second husband was director John Emerson (1875-1956) and her third, writer-director Richard Sale.

Actress and journalist turned teenage scenarist who landed a contract with Biograph in 1912. Loos earned a reputation for writing satirical intertitles and, during the sound era, breezily cynical dialogue. She enjoyed a fruitful association with D.W. Griffith and played a significant role in the early career of Douglas Fairbanks. Loos is best known for her 1925 comic novel, "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", which she adapted for the screen and stage. Her second husband was director John Emerson (1875-1956) and her third, writer-director Richard Sale.

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husband:
Frank Pallma Jr. Married and divorced in 1915.
husband:
John Emerson. Director. Married from June 15, 1919 to his death in 1956.
husband:
Richard Sale. Writer, director. Divorced.

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"How to Write Photoplays"
"Breaking Into the Movies"
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
"A Girl Like I"
"Kiss Hollywood Goodbye"
"Cast of Thousands" Grosset & Dunlap
"The Talmadge Girls"
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