Louise Brooks - silent film star Louise Brooks - silent film star Louise Brooks Society
Louise Brooks - silent film star Louise Brooks - silent film star Welcome to the Louise Brooks Society.* This site is dedicated to the life & times of the silent film star Louise Brooks. These pages contain vintage articles and interviews, a chronology, picture gallery, rare memorabilia, trivia, links, contributions from fans around the world and much more! Material is added on an on-going basis - please check back often!
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LOUISE BROOKS APPEARED IN 24 FILMS BETWEEN THE YEARS 1925 AND 1938. ALONG WITH A MODEST CAREER IN HOLLYWOOD, SHE IS BEST REMEMBERED FOR HER ROLES IN TWO CLASSIC GERMAN FILMS, "PANDORA'S BOX" (1929) AND "DIARY OF A LOST GIRL" (1929).

German Pandora's Box movie poster

BROOKS IS ALSO REMEMBERED FOR HER ASTONISHING BEAUTY, TRADEMARK HAIR-STYLE AND FIERCE INDEPENDENCE - QUALITIES WHICH HAVE MADE HER A 20TH CENTURY ICON AND WHICH HAVE GAINED HER NEW FANS SOME 70 YEARS AFTER HER FIRST FILMS.

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IINTRODUCING LOUISE BROOKS
AN APPRECIATION BY FRANK THOMPSON

LOUISE BROOKS CHRONOLOGY
HER LIFE AND TIMES UPDATED!

PICTURE GALLERY
PORTRAITS, STILLS & OTHER IMAGES

PHOTOPLAY MAGAZINE
AN INTERVIEW FROM APRIL, 1926

PICTURE - PLAY MAGAZINE
AN INTERVIEW FROM AUGUST, 1926

CINEMONDE MAGAZINE
AN INTERVIEW FROM 1929 ( in French )

READING ABOUT LOUISE BROOKS
BOOKS BY AND ABOUT THE ACTRESS

VINTAGE SOURCE MATERIAL
MOVIE REVIEWS, ARTICLES, ADS, ETC . . . .

LOUISE BROOKS FILMOGRAPHY
COURTESY OF THE INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE

BROOKS' FILMS ON VIDEO
WHAT'S AVAILABLE UPDATED!

REPORT FROM CINECON 31 (1995)
NOTES ON THE SCREENING OF RARE FILMS

FROM DENISHAWN TO THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES
BROOKS' EARLY CAREER ON THE STAGE ( forthcoming )

HOMAGE TO AN ACTRESS
TRIBUTES THROUGH THE YEARS

SIGHTINGS AND REFERENCES
AN ON-GOING BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATED!

ARCHEOLOGY OF AN ACTRESS
INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTS OF DISCOVERY

MEMORABILIA
WHERE TO FIND WHAT'S AVAILABLE

THE JAZZ AGE // FLAPPER CULTURE & STYLE
A LOOK AT THE ROARING '20'S

WEDEKIND, PABST AND OTHERS
INDIVIDUALS ASSOCIATED WITH BROOKS

LOUISE BROOKS IN CYBERSPACE
OTHER WEBSITES & PAGES UPDATED!

SILENT FILM WEBSITES
MORE WORTHWHILE STOPS

TRIVIA # 1 // TRIVIA # 2
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

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the LOUISE BROOKS SOCIETY

Louise Brooks movie actress and silent film star

The Louise Brooks Society is a "virtual fan club" in cyberspace. At last count, its nearly 300 members hail from 21 different countries on five continents ! They comprise a world wide web of Louise Brooks fans and silent film enthusiasts. The goals of the Louise Brooks Society are to promote a greater awareness of the life and films of this remarkable actress. To find out more about the LBS - including how to join and a list of members - please visit the pages listed below.

THE LOUISE BROOKS SOCIETY
A LIST OF MEMBERS UPDATED!

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
HOW TO JOIN

FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION
ALL ABOUT THIS WEBSITE UPDATED!

* The Louise Brooks Society borrows its name from the writer & Citizen Kane scenarist Herman Mankiewicz. According to Brooks, "In 1925, Herman was trying to educate me, and he invented the Louise Brooks Literary Society."

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This web site created August, 1995

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