Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Louise Brooks - Diary of a Lost Girl book and DVD signing on June 3rd

For those interested . . . . I've been asked to sign my Diary of a Lost Girl book (edited and with an intro by yours truly) and DVD (with my audio commentary) at the Castro Theater on Friday, June 3rd, following the San Francisco Silent Film Festival screening of A Woman of the World, starring the great Polish-born actress Pola Negri. . . .  I will have some Louise Brooks / Lulu pinback buttons to give away with purchase of both the book and DVD or Blu-ray. Hope to see you there!

Otherwise, both the book and DVD are available through

Here is the line-up of signings. 

Friday, June 3
  • 2:15 pm (after A Woman of the World): Thomas Gladysz (Diary of a Lost Girl), Joan Craig (Theda Bara, My Mentor), and JC Garrett (limited-edition posters)
  • 5:40 pm (after Mothers of Men): Mary Mallory and Karie Bible (Hollywood Celebrates the Holidays), Cari Beauchamp (My First Time in Hollywood), and Shelley Stamp (Lois Weber in Early Hollywood and Silent Women: Pioneers of Cinema)
Saturday, June 4
  • 1:50 pm (after The Strongest): William Wellman, Jr. (Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel)
  • 4:25 pm (after Shooting Stars): David Robinson (Chaplin: His Life and Art) and Bryony Dixon (100 Silent Films and Silent Women: Pioneers of Cinema)
Sunday, June 5
  • 1:15 pm (after Girls Will Be Boys): Laura Horak (Girls Will Be Boys: Cross-Dressed Women, Lesbians, and American Cinema, 1908-1934)
  • 3:00 pm (after Nanook of the North): Illeana Douglas (I Blame Dennis Hopper, and Other Stories from a Life Lived In and Out of the Movies) and Tracey Goessel (The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks)
  • 5:30 pm (after Destiny): Wayne Shellabarger (SFSFF21 and other posters)
I'll be signing along with Joan Craig, along with Theda Bara, My Mentor, new from McFarland.

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