Louise Brooks Society

A blog focusing on the life and times of the American actress Louise Brooks, as well as silent film, the Jazz Age and other related topics.

URL: http://louisebrookssociety.blogspot.com/

Added: Feb 22, 2018

Owner: LouiseBrooksSociety

Tags: silent film, louise brooks, jazz age, 1920s, movies, hollywood, 1930s

Recent Posts

  • One month left to get My Afternoon With Louise Brooks

    This worthwhile Kickstarter campaign only has one month left, thus... I encourage everyone to check out My Afternoon With Louise Brooks - a limited edition, signed and number hardback book by Tom Graves. This Kickstarter campaign has already run one month, so check it out NOW! More information...

  • An Early Glimpse at Louise Brooks' Wichita, Kansas

    On May 1, 1924 Louise Brooks was in New Brunswick, New Jersey -- performing at the Rivoli Theatre as a member of the Denishawn Dance Company. Some five days later, she was dismissed from the company by Ruth St. Denis, bringing an end to a glorious beginning to her professional life as a dancer and...

  • Diary of a Lost Girl, #MeToo classic of the silent era starring Louise Brooks, airs on TCM

    Diary of a Lost Girl, a #MeToo classic of the silent era starring Louise Brooks, airs on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) tonight. Here is the LINK to today's schedule; check your local listing for the time this must-see film will be shown where you live.Louise Brooks plays the title role — the...

  • Rudolph Valentino The Silent Idol: His Life in Photographs

    Speaking of Rudolph Valentino, there is a new release available which I want to recommend. It is Rudolph Valentino The Silent Idol: His Life in Photographs by Donna Hill. This book is a newly expanded and revised edition of a title first released in 2010. I have a copy of the original release, and...

  • Louise Brooks and Rudolph Valentino : A Meditation and an announcement

    It's too bad there isn't a photograph of Louise Brooks and Rudolph Valentino together. What an iconic image that would be - Lulu and the Sheik, the flapper and the Latin Lover.The two actors did know one another - if only in passing. Like many young women of the time, Brooks was a fan of Valentino...

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