Saturday, June 11, 2016

Louise Brooks and the controversy over her garter

In late 1934, a small controversy broke out over a series of "risque" photographs which appeared in newspapers around the country. One of those images involved Louise Brooks adjusting her garter, which I think dates from 1931 around the time she was filming God's Gift to Women.

This article from Motion Picture Herald explains the controversy. It is followed by a page from the series as printed in the Des Moines Register which includes the Brooks image in question.




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