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.
Louise Brooks, product placement, soap, and the 1931 film It Pays to Advertise #3
And here is another newspaper article about the 1931 Louise Brooks' film It Pays to Advertise and the controversy stirred up by the film's prolific use of product placement. The article is in two parts. It concludes (a bit ironically) on the newspaper's page featuring want ads.