(novel "Sister Carrie")
My Gal Sal
(story "My Brother Paul from book "Twelve Men"")
He sued Paramount Pictures over Josef von Sternberg
's adaptation of his "An American Tragedy" (1931), forcing the studio to put back deleted scenes to make it conform better to his novel. After seeing a preview of Paramount's Jennie Gerhardt
(1933), based upon his eponymous 1911 novel, he was so pleased that he sent a telegram ...
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(About Hollywood in 1931) Just a small town with notions.
Famously slapped Sinclair Lewis
several times at a party in 1931 after Lewis refused to recant his accusation that Dreiser's book "Dreiser Looks at Russia" contained sentences copied almost verbatim from "The New Russia", which was written by Lewis' wife, Dorothy Thompson.