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Gentlemen prefer blondes.

Gentlemen prefer blondes.

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ContributionsChanning, Carol., Wilson, John C., ca. 1899-1961., De Mille, Agnes., Fields, Joseph A., 1895-1966., Loos, Anita, 1893-1981., Rosenstock, Milton., Styne, Jule, 1905-1994., Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994., Robin, Leo., White, Miles, 1914-2000., Loos, Anita, 1893-1981., Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress), Ziegfeld Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. G15
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23648991M
LC Control Number2009657399

Directed by Malcolm St. Clair. With Ruth Taylor, Alice White, Ford Sterling, Holmes Herbert. Gold digging blonde Lorelei and her brunette friend Dorothy are searching for rich husbands. Because we girls really can not Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 78 help it, if we have ideals, and sometimes my mind seems to get to running on things that are romantic, and I seem to think that maybe there is some place in the world where there is a gentleman who knows how to look and act like Count Salm and who has got money besides/5(12).

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is one of Monroe’s most famous films. Interestingly, the musical is quite complex when viewed through a feminist lens. While the film has its’ share of flaws, this isn’t Marilyn Monroe gold-digging her way to Europe. In fact, there are a number of more interesting ways to read Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes was a great play because it only required three sets, and the characters were well developed. My audiences loved it!" Review by Tracey Webb, Rend Lake College, Ina, Ill. "This is a fun show.

Loos is perhaps best known for her short novel "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (), a satirical view of a "dumb blonde" showgirl from Arkansas out to get a rich husband. It was an overnight bestseller and was translated into fourteen languages, even serialized into Chinese. Buy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes book online at the Folio Society from the world's most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes | Folio Society JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.


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She exerts a great deal of effort trying to sound sophisticated, but the book is full of (Anita Loos's deliberate) misspellings, grammatical errors /5(21). A nita Loos, a screenwriting Hollywood wunderkind, says she began to draft Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, a jazz age classic, on the American railroad, as she crossed from New York to LA in the early.

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McPhee writes a marvelous introduction, and the narrator is spot- on. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Intimate Diary of a Professional Lady, a novel by Anita Loos, tells the story of Lorelei Lee, a beautiful blonde showgirl, famously played by Marilyn Monroe in the.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes () About book: The first time I heard the title Gentlemen Prefer Blondes was when I was in the 6th grade and I saw the Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell film.

I loved the movie, but I never even knew it was a book. When I was able to finally able to get my hands on a copy I devoured it the day I began reading it.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a musical with a book by Joseph Fields and Anita Loos, lyrics by Leo Robin, and music by Jule Styne, based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Loos. The story involves an American woman's voyage to Paris to perform in a : Joseph Fields, Anita Loos.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes are a close-harmony swing style singing duo based in the Cardiff area. This dynamic duo, Laura and Joan (both non-blondes), bring a sense of style and fun to their repertoire of songs from the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s as well as a number of modern classics.

• Diary entries of Lorelei Lee • Lorelei leaves Arkansas to move to New York City to become an actress and is being educated by Mr. Eisman • Her days consist mostly of shopping, champagne, meeting rich gentlemen, and going to parties • Lorelei and Dorothy travel to Europe with.

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(Mottos: "diamonds are a girl's best friend" - yes, it comes from this book - and "smile, smile, smile.").