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 asks just how short is a short skirt?
From the Louise Brooks Society archive, a rare newspaper advertisement: "How short is a short skirt? says Louise Brooks, movie darling. Let it be short enough to take advantage of all good points -- if any."