WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Louise 1906-1985

Overview
Works: 151 works in 503 publications in 8 languages and 9,293 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Silent films  Biography  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Translator, Author, Director, Performer, Costume designer, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.S772, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Louise Brooks
 
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Most widely held works by Louise Brooks
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu by G. W Pabst( Visual )

75 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Brooks plays Lulu, an effervescent girl who destroys everyone she comes in contact with before she is murdered by Jack the Ripper
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

59 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member 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
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Book )

21 editions published between 1885 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather in the mountains to care for an invalid girl in the city
Louise Brooks : portrait of an anti-star by Roland Jaccard( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in French and English and held by 197 WorldCat member 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
Prix de beauté Miss Europe by Augusto Genina( Visual )

20 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member 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
Three films of W.C. Fields by W. C Fields( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overland stage raiders( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Mesquiteers was the umbrella title for a series of 51 B-westerns released between 1936 and 1943. Overland Stage Raiders, the second of eight John Wayne Mesquiteers films, co-stars silent film icon Louise Brooks in her final performance and Anthony Marsh as siblings who partner up with the three amigos, Stony Brooke, Tucson Smith, and Lullaby Joslin, to save their struggling airline. Standing in their way is an evil businessman and his band of outlaws
Lulu in Hollywood by Louise Brooks( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographie de la célèbre actrice. Un apport à l'histoire de Hollywood
Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu by Shirley MacLaine( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member 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
Lulu in Berlin by Louise Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks. Contains clips of several of her films
A girl in every port by Howard Hawks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call
The show off( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A braggart wreaks havoc with his fiancee's family as they become poorer. He somehow saves the day
Beggars of life by William A Wellman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, forced to kill her guardian to protect her virtue, joins a group of hobos. Based in part on Jim Tully's autobiographical book, this curious melodramatic farrago is notable for its cinematic advances, but is also far from boring to watch
Heidi : her years of wandering and learning : a story for children and those that love children by Johanna Spyri( Book )

6 editions published between 1884 and 1927 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian vocational education and training statistics : trends in 'traditional apprenticeships' by Louise Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actors. Rare films of Louise Brooks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Girl in every port: A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call
Dear Stinkpot : letters from Louise Brooks or, my education with Lulu by Jan Wahl( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love 'em and leave 'em( Visual )

8 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mame Walsh promised their mother on her deathbed to look after little sister Janie; which is a strain, given that Janie helps herself cheerfully to everything from her sister's clothes, to the boyfriend who's just proposed, and the money entrusted to her by fellow-employees at the store. You can't blame Mame for being just a little hurt and jealous when she comes back from holiday to find out what's been going on - but she can't break that promise, so when it comes to getting Janie out of trouble, big sister comes to the rescue
The role of women in the movies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the treatment of women on the screen. Features sequence from the films of Lillan Gish, Theda Bara, Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, Pola Negri, Louis Brooks, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Mae West
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu
Alternative Names
Amerykańska aktorka i tancerka

Brooks, Lulu.

Brooks, Lulu 1906-1985

Brooks, Mary Louise.

Brooks, Mary Louise 1906-1985

Louise Brooks actrice américaine

Louise Brooks actriz estadounidense

Louise Brooks Amerikaans acteur

Louise Brooks Amerikaans actrice

Louise Brooks amerikansk skådespelare

Louise Brooks amerikansk skodespelar

Louise Brooks amerikansk skuespiller

Louise Brooks ballerina, showgirl e attrice statunitense

Louise Brooks US-amerikanische Filmschauspielerin

Spyri, Johanna

Луиза Брукс

Луїза Брукс

لويز بروكس

لوئیز بروکس بازیگر آمریکایی

لوئیس بروکس

ლუიზ ბრუქსი

ルイーズ・ブルックス

Languages
English (227)

German (52)

French (36)

Spanish (4)

Japanese (3)

Russian (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Lulu in HollywoodDear Stinkpot : letters from Louise Brooks or, my education with LuluLouise BrooksLouise Brooks : Lulu foreverSmoking with LuluEmphysema : a love storyLulu