This is an absolutely captivating biography of the great Hollywood legend, Louise Brooks. This illustrated hardcover is a First Edition ...
moreThis is an absolutely captivating biography of the great Hollywood legend, Louise Brooks. This illustrated hardcover is a First Edition, 1982,from Alfred A. Knopf. It explores the trajectory of "Lulu's" career from the 1920s, when she created "The Look" to her emergence as a cult figure in Europe in the late 1920s. after appearing in two German films. Later, in America, she was heralded in a famed 1979 New Yorker article, 'The Girl in the Black Helmet" by Kenneth Tynan. This book includes many Hollywood era black-and-white photographs, illustrating Lulu, and the articles on Humphrey and Bogey, W.C. Fuekds, Gish and Garbo and more. This book is housed in a very good unclipped dust jacket, which has mild signs of wear. The book is immaculate - clean and bright. It's a great read for fans of Hollywood and strong, independent women, like Louise Brooks who battled Hollywood producers over the quality of her roles. less
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