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.
Street of Forgotten Men inspires illustrated sermon lecture
The Street of Forgotten Men (1925) is the first film in which
Louise Brooks had a role. Its realistic treatment of the down and out
moved many and inspired at least a few, including this Brooklyn pastor
who gave an illustrated sermon lecture not long after the film was