A blog about an actress, silent film, and the Jazz Age; with occasional posts about the Ziegfeld Follies, Denishawn, Frank Wedekind, Lulu, Hollywood and film history, as well as other locales, topics and times with reference to books, comix, music, art, fashion and history, written by Thomas Gladysz, Director of the LBS.
A July 22, 2005 article on the Guardian website about musical maverick Siouxsie Sioux states that the the one-time punk rocker claims Louise Brooks as her inspiration. Click here to see the profile of Siouxsie Sioux on the British newspaper website.
First record bought: ABC by the Jackson Five Favourite film: Kill Bill Record to grab in an emergency: Akhnaten by Philip Glass Inspiration: Louise Brooks Recent discovery: Telstar by the Tornados
Launched online in 1995, the Louise Brooks Society (www.pandorasbox.com) is a web archive and intl fan club devoted to the Jazz Age movie star known for her bobbed hair and role as Lulu in the classic silent film Pandora's Box. Brooks is also a character in the recently released film, The Chaperone, from PBS Masterpiece. This blog is authored by THOMAS GLADYSZ, Director of the LBS. Send announcements or material to share to the email address on the profile page.