A blog about an actress, silent film, and the Jazz Age; and occasionally the Denishawn Dance Company, writer Frank Wedekind, his character Lulu, Weimar Germany, Hollywood, the state of Kansas, books, music, art, history and other things sometimes only tangentially related to the heart of the matter, written on a regular basis by Thomas Gladysz, Director of the LBS.
Pandora's Box will be shown in Brookline, Massachusetts at the Coolidge Theater later this month. Click here for more info.
PANDORA'S BOX (1929) dir. G.W. Pabst, w/ Louise Brooks, 1h 40m Sun, June 24 @ 11 am newly restored 35mm print! with musical accompaniment by Martin Marks $9.50 general admission /$3.00 seniors, children, and Coolidge Members
G.W. Pabst's retelling of the tragic life and death of Lulu, the ultimate vamp, played by iconic American actress Louise Brooks in a mesmerizing performance. Martin Marks returns to the Coolidge to perform his score for a gorgeous new 35mm print of of the film. To watch a clip of this film and other coming attractions, click here.