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Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

portrait of an anti-star

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Published by Columbus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brooks, Louise, -- 1906-1985.,
  • Moving-picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Roland Jaccard ; English translation by Gideon Y. Schein.
    ContributionsJaccard, Roland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.B694
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17080608M
    ISBN 100862874203
    OCLC/WorldCa17777196

    Major Works. Louise Brooks played the character of a sexually liberated woman taking the name Lulu as the stage name in in the film directed by a German, Pabst’s film. This production was not earlier accepted due to its portrayal of lesbianism. But over the times it is regarded as the finest in the classic production and her finest film. Louise Cromwell Brooks (Septem – ) was an American socialite whose four marriages included seven years as the first wife of General Douglas was "considered one of Washington's most beautiful and attractive young women". Biography. She was born Septem in Rye, New York to Eva Roberts Cromwell and Oliver Eaton Born: Henrietta Louise Cromwell, Septem .

      Old School Icon: Louise Brooks When Coco Chanel set about liberating modern women with pants and pearls, the actress and dancer Louise Brooks was exactly the type of dame she had in : Tracey Lomrantz Lester.   The energy source for Laura Moriarty’s new novel, “The Chaperone,” is its secondary character: Louise Brooks, at the age of This book is .

    Mary Louise Brooks, as she was born in , had a rebellious streak that often tipped into self-sabotage. When Paramount refused to raise her wages during contract renewal negotiations, she .   Despite a brief career (24 films, only a handful of any merit), Louise Brooks led a life that is the stuff of Hollywood legend: star dancer in her teens with the Denishawn troupe, a studio contract and fame as a flapper with her ``black'' hairstyle, exile to Europe to make her best films (including Pandora's Box), return to an indifferent Hollywood, ``retirement'' from movies 4/5(1).


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Barry Paris has written a first rate biography of the haunting screen legend, Louise Brooks. The book provides a detailed chronicle of the wreckage of Brooks's life.

Paris understands that the unique qualities that propelled Brooks to become one of the most elusive and alluring icons of World Cinema, also that brought her by: 1. Read this book to catch a glimpse of a legendary star as portrayed in her own words, anecdotes, and musings.

You'll come away with a greater appreciation of a fine actress and a true individual. Multi-faceted, difficult and opinionated, Louise Brooks lived her Cited by: 5.

Louise Brooks is the author of Lulu in Hollywood ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Dear Stinkpot ( avg rating, 28 ratings 4/5. Louise Brooks may today be an iconic figure of the final years of the silent cinema, but for many years she was largely unknown.

Her flame burnt brightly and briefly in Hollywood and in Germany, but a series of bad career decisions and her own boredom with the shallow glitz of the California film industry doomed her to be sidelined and /5. Louise Brooks was a teenager living with her family in Louise Brooks book, Kansas when she showed great promise as a dancer.

In the early s when she was 15 she was accepted to study at the prestigious. Louise Brooks was once one of the world’s biggest stars.

With her bobbed haircut and hard-partying lifestyle, “Lulu” epitomized the Jazz Age Flapper Girl, bringing a sense of flirtatious fun to the stages and screens in the United States and Europe.

And then, just as suddenly as she came, she was gone. Whatever happened to the It Girl of. The book is nicely illustrated, including a short gallery of Louise Brooks' best portraits. This is a fascinating biography of a natural actress who had a loathing for the profession; a woman who could be a good friend and equally suddenly turn against them.5/5(5).

Louise Brooks, American motion-picture actress who was noted for her seemingly effortless incarnation of corrupt sensuality in silent-pictures during the s.

Her notable movies included A Girl in Every Port, Beggars of Life, Pandora’s Box, and Diary of a Lost Girl. Learn more about Brooks’s life and career. Louise Brooks was born on Novem to Leonard Porter Brooks, a lawyer, and Myra Rude, a gifted pianist, who nurtured in Louise and her siblings, a love of art.

Sexually abused at 9, she developed a deep distrust of men who were the gentle and kind types. Louise Brooks left Wichita, Kansas, for New York City at age fifteen and lived the kind of life of which legends are made. From her beginnings as a dancer to her years in Hollywood, Berlin, and beyond, she was hailed and reviled as a new type of woman: independent, intellectually daring, and sexually free.

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Facebook gives people the power to. Film Review: ‘The Chaperone’ Haley Lu Richardson has the sensual vibrance to play silent screen legend Louise Brooks, but this tale of her first New York visit is a staid tug-of-war. Lulu In Hollywood By Louise Brooks Actress. Silent film star.

An icon of the Jazz Age. These are just some of the descriptive words used to paint a picture of the iconic Louise Brooks. Her personality will be further highlighted when readers dive into Lulu in Hollywood, an autobiography of the famous actress. The book includes eight autobiographical essays by Brooks herself.

Louise Brooks was one of the most fascinating personalities of Hollywood, always being compared with her most important characterization as protagonist: Lulu in Georg Wilhelm Pabst's Pandora's Box ().

Along with her beauty and talent she had an independent streak and refused to accept the restrictive role that women had in American society, and pretty much. Brooks’ letter to her brother comes from Barry Paris’ outstanding biography of the actress, Louise Brooks.

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