1893: Dorothy Parker
, author, wit and theatre critic, was born in New Jersey.
(15) THIs is a comedy drama set in 1990s New York City about one enterprising forger, Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who digs herself out of a deep financial hole by inventing signed correspondence from the likes of Noel Coward, dorothy Parker
and Tennessee Williams.
The film shows Lee who lives in a tiny apartment infested by flies and stinking of cat piss and excrement piling up under the bed, but she pens with an elegance and cultured humour that puts Dorothy Parker
and Noel Coward to shame.
She plays Lee Israel, a failed author who begins a lucrative career as a forger of personal letters by deceased writers, such as the US first lady of wit, Dorothy Parker
Set in early 1990s New York City, one enterprising forger digs herself out of a financial hole by inventing signed correspondence from the likes of Noel Coward, Dorothy Parker
and Tennessee Williams.
The poems are arranged by region, from coast to coast, and among them young readers ages 8-12 will find works by Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker
, Robert Frost, Naomi Shihab Nye, Walt Whitman, and more.
With nowhere left to turn, Israel begins forging celebrity letters from the likes of Franny Brice, Noel Coward, Dorothy Parker
and Louise Brooks.
I really enjoyed this book because it's very readable and entertaining - a hybrid of the 20th century's greatest cultural hits: a glimpse of Edith Wharton here, a sprinkling of Holly Golightly laced with a hint of Dorothy Parker
and Carrie Bradshaw a wink towards Hitchcock there, a blast of Cole Porter there, and more than a touch of F Scott Fitzgerald.
The legendary writer, critic and poet Dorothy Parker
was born in New Jersey on Aug.
Johns, Jeanie Macpherson, Anita Loos, Alice Guy Blache, Bess Meredyth, Frederica Sagor Maas, Marion Fairfax, Eve Unsel, Elinor Glyn, June Mathis, Lois Weber, Gene Gauntier, Lorna Moon, Clara Beranger, Ida May Park, Frances Goodrich (who worked with Albert Hackett), Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker
, Joan Harrison, Sarah Y.
Of the women mentioned in my extremely brief list, Dorothy Parker
is perhaps the one who has had the greatest impact on me, especially in how I attempt to write my column and I urge all of you to read her work.
Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Benchley, and Dorothy Parker
. More recently, It was a strip mall and a bank, but in the not-too-distant future, it will be home to about 250 apartments, a public plaza, restaurants, and some shops, designed by Gehry.