(1893-1981) US writer. She was the author of the humorous fictitious diary Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1925. She became a screenwriter 1912 and worked on more than 60 films, including D W Griffith’s Intolerance 1916.
(1870-1933) Austrian architect. His buildings include private houses on Lake Geneva 1904 and the Steiner House in Vienna 1910. In his article Ornament and Crime 1908 he rejected the ornamentation and curved lines of the Viennese Jugendstil movement (see Art Nouveau).