Brooks, Louise 1906-1985
Most widely held works about Louise Brooks
Most widely held works by Louise Brooks
Lulu in Hollywood by Louise Brooks ( Book )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Autobiographie de la célèbre actrice. Un apport à l'histoire de Hollywood.
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Multiple languages and German and held by 672 libraries worldwide
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.
Büchse der Pandora Pandora's box ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1920 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A masterpiece of the silent era, Pandora's Box is the story of Lulu, a destroyer of men, who is ultimately destroyed by Jack the Ripper. A startling sex tragedy and an unorthodox femme fatale who is the true victim of her own carnality and German upper-class morality.
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen Diary of a lost girl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A pharmacist's daughter seduced by her father's assistant has a child and is banished to a repressive reform school. Escaping, she makes her way penniless to a brothel where she lives for the moment.
Louise Brooks : portrait of an anti-star ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Diary of a lost girl ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
A girl escapes from a repressive reform school and is directed to a brothel where she becomes liberated and lives for the moment with radiant physical abandon.
Pandora's box ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1928 and 1986 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Louise Brooks plays Lulu, an effervescent chorus girl who destroys everyone she comes in contact with before she is murdered by Jack the Ripper.
Pandora's box ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Silent classic film with Louise Brooks playing the tempestuous Lulu who destroys everyone she comes in contact with, eventually turning to prostitution and a fateful meeting with Jack the Ripper.
Three films of W.C. Fields by W. C Fields ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Prix de beauté Miss Europe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in French and held by 104 libraries worldwide
While André indeed loves Lucienne, a Parisian typist, he has conventional expectations for their life together. When the Miss Europe beauty contest comes to town, he warns her to "not even dream" of entering it but she ignores his advice and tries out for the contest.
Lulu in Berlin ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks. Contains clips of several of her films.
Louise Brooks looking for Lulu ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks and colleagues. Film also contains clips of several of her films.
The show off The plastic age ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The Show off is about a gullible woman who marries a pompous, incessantly boasting man against his family's wishes. The Plastic age is about a fast living college girl during Prohibition.
Die Büchse der Pandora Pandora's box ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Louise Brooks plays Lulu, an effervescent chorus girl who destroys everyone she comes in contact with.
Beauty prize Prix de beauté (Miss Europe) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
A beautiful and high-spirited Parisian typist must make choices between an acting career and a pedestrian life with her unimaginative and possesive fiance.
Louise Brooks : portrait d'une anti-star ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Portrait d'une actrice qui fut l'innoubliable Lulu de Pabst et l'égérie de l'expressionnisme allemand et qui, de retour dans son Amérique au début des années 30, alors que la critique venait de la porter aux nues, décide de dénoncer le "star system" et tourne le dos aux studios, préférant la lecture de Schopenhauer aux paillettes d'Hollywood.
The show off ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A braggart wreaks havoc with his fiancee's family as they become poorer. He somehow saves the day.
Overland stage raiders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Because the gold that is shipped by motor coach is under constant attack, the 3 Mesquiteers buy an airplane to transport the precious metal. But the owner of the coach line has forced the Mesquiteers' partner to cooperate by threatening the partner's daughter.
A girl in every port ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call.
Beggars of life ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A young girl, forced to kill her guardian to protect her virtue, joins a group of hobos.
Actresses Beauty contestants Beauty contests Biography Brooks, Louise,--1906-1985 California--Los Angeles--Hollywood College students Comedy films Comic books, strips, etc. Documentary films Drama Emphysema, Pulmonary Envy Feature films Feature films Femmes fatales Fiction Fiction films Fields, W. C.--1880-1946 Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Foreign films France France--Paris Germany Interviews Jack,--the Ripper Jealousy Man-woman relationships Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Motion pictures, American Motion pictures, German Motion pictures--Plots, themes, etc. Prostitutes Prostitution Sex Short films Showgirls Silent films Silent films Theater critics Tramps Tynan, Kenneth,--1927-1980 Typists United States Unmarried mothers Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women--Sexual behavior Young women
Brooks, Lulu, 1906-1985
Brooks, Mary Louise, 1906-1985
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