Thursday, May 26, 2016
Beggars of Life - Comes the Revolution
One of the earliest mentions of Beggars of Life or any Louise Brooks film in a work of film history took place in 1943 with the publication A Pictorial History of the Movies, by Deems Taylor (who, incidentally, when he was working as a music critic in New York City in the early 1920 once reviewed a Denishawn performance and mentioned Brooks). This page from A Pictorial History of the Movies comes from the chapter "Comes the Revolution" concerning the coming of sound. The next page from the book pictures Al Jolson.
Posted by thomas gladysz / Louise Brooks Society