The Man Who Drew Eloise' Sheds Light On The Illustrator Behind A Beloved Children's Icon

March 24, 2015 4:58 PM

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The Man Who Drew Eloise' Sheds Light On The Illustrator Behind A Beloved Children's Icon

Filmmaker Matt Wolf says it was a bathroom texting session with pal Lena Dunham that sparked the idea for his new documentary short.

Dunham famously has a tattoo of Eloise, Kay Thompson's famed character and fictional resident of New York's Plaza Hotel, on her lower back. This caught the attention of Eloise series illustrator Hilary Knight, now 88, who promptly invited the "Girls" star to dinner at his home.

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