A blog about an actress, silent film, and the Jazz Age; with occasional posts about the Ziegfeld Follies, Denishawn, Frank Wedekind and Lulu, Hollywood, Weimar Germany, and film history, as well as other locales, topics and times with references to books, comix, music, art, and history, as written by Thomas Gladysz.
Varja Linnea Askeland Hellesø is a big fan of Louise Brooks. So much so, she has styled her hair like Brooks and set up a small display of some of her treasured possessions in her home in Nässjö, Sweden. Here is one of her displays.
She has a great collection, don't you think. And here are snapshots of a couple of others displays.
Varja Linnea Askeland Hellesø has also drawn portraits of Louise Brooks, a few of which she has posted to Twitter and Facebook pages. That's where we noticed them. Here is an example of her work.
And lastly, her is a portrait of Varja Linnea Askeland Hellesø herself, posing as Lulu in the courtroom scene from Pandora's Box (1929).