WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Louise 1906-1985

Overview
Works: 175 works in 635 publications in 8 languages and 10,003 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Silent films  Biography  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Autobiographies  History  Historical fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Translator, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.S772, FIC
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Most widely held works about Louise Brooks
 
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Most widely held works by Louise Brooks
Pandora's box = Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

45 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 688 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
Die Büchse der Pandora = Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

38 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lulu is a high class protitute whose incredible beauty and passion for life leaves a trail of broken admirers in her wake. She effortlessly gets what she wants as she discards one lover for the next but events soon begin to spiral out of her control."
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Book )

20 editions published between 1885 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

22 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the masters of early German cinema, G.W. Pabst had an innate talent for discovering actresses (including Greta Garbo). And perhaps none of his female stars shone brighter than Kansas native and onetime Ziegfeld girl Louise Brooks, whose legendary persona was defined by Pabst's lurid, controversial melodrama Pandora's box. Sensationally modern, the film follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with. Daring and stylish, Pandora's box is one of silent cinema's great masterworks and a testament to Brooks' dazzling individuality
Louise Brooks : portrait of an anti-star by Roland Jaccard( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prix de beauté : Miss Europe by Augusto Genina( Visual )

21 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for. She finds her jealous lover Andre violently disapproves of such events and tries to withdraw, but it's too late; she's even then being named Miss France. The night Andre planned to propose to her, she's being whisked off to the Miss Europe finals in Spain, where admirers swarm around her. Win or lose, what will the harvest be?
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

16 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 111 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
Three films of W.C. Fields by W. C Fields( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne by Allen Eyles( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of John Wayne
Lulu in Hollywood by Louise Brooks( Book )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Amerikaanse filmactrice
Heidi : a story for children and those who love children by Johanna Spyri( Book )

10 editions published between 1884 and 1927 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beggars of life by William A Wellman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, forced to kill her guardian to protect her virtue, joins a group of hobos disguised as a boy. Upon discovering her gender, the brutal leader of the tramps demands her for himself
Overland stage raiders( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member 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
Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu by Shirley MacLaine( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks and colleagues. Film also contains clips of several of her films
Louise Brooks : portrait d'une anti-star by Roland Jaccard( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in French and held by 47 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
Lulu in Berlin by Louise Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks. Contains clips of several of her films
Die Büchse der Pandora = Loulou by G. W Pabst( Visual )

10 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in German and French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the masters of early German cinema, G.W. Pabst had an innate talent for discovering actresses (including Greta Garbo). And perhaps none of his female stars shone brighter than Kansas native and onetime Ziegfeld girl Louise Brooks, whose legendary persona was defined by Pabst's lurid, controversial melodrama Pandora's Box. Sensationally modern, the film follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with. Daring and stylish, Pandora's Box is one of silent cinema's great masterworks and a testament to Brooks's dazzling individuality
The show off ; The plastic age( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 36 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
A girl in every port by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in English and held by 35 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Büchse der Pandora = Pandora's box Pandora's box
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Alternative Names
Brooks, Louise, 1906-

Brooks, Lulu.

Brooks, Lulu 1906-1985

Brooks, Mary Louise.

Brooks, Mary Louise 1906-1985

Louise Brooks actrice américaine

Louise Brooks actriz estadounidense

Louise Brooks American dancer and actress

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 pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Louise Brooks US-amerikanische Filmschauspielerin

Spyri, Johanna

Луиза Брукс

Луїза Брукс

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لوئیز بروکس بازیگر آمریکایی

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Languages
English (246)

German (63)

French (47)

Spanish (7)

Italian (5)

Japanese (3)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)