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Brooks, Louise 1906-1985

Overview
Works: 160 works in 476 publications in 5 languages and 8,979 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  History  Pictorial works  Silent films  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Translator, Performer, Costume designer, Collaborator, Creator, Dedicatee
Classifications: PZ7.S772, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louise Brooks
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her
Büchse der Pandora Pandora's box by G. W Pabst ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1920 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent classic film with Louise Brooks playing the tempestuous Lulu who destroys everyone she comes in contact with, eventually turning to prostitution and a fateful meeting with Jack the Ripper
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen Diary of a lost girl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pharmacist's daughter seduced by her father's assistant has a child and is banished to a repressive reform school. Escaping, she makes her way penniless to a brothel where she lives for the moment
Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A girl escapes from a repressive reform school and is directed to a brothel where she becomes liberated and lives for the moment with radiant physical abandon
Heidi by Johanna Spyri ( Book )
16 editions published between 1885 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Louise Brooks : portrait of an anti-star by Roland Jaccard ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Büchse der Pandora Pandora's box by G. W Pabst ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact
Prix de beauté Miss Europe by Augusto Genina ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While André indeed loves Lucienne, a Parisian typist, he has conventional expectations for their life together. When the Miss Europe beauty contest comes to town, he warns her to "not even dream" of entering it but she ignores his advice and tries out for the contest
Three films of W.C. Fields by W. C Fields ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overland stage raiders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Three Mesquiteers was the umbrella title for a series of 51 B-westerns released between 1936 and 1943. Overland Stage Raiders, the second of eight John Wayne Mesquiteers films, co-stars silent film icon Louise Brooks in her final performance and Anthony Marsh as siblings who partner up with the three amigos, Stony Brooke, Tucson Smith, and Lullaby Joslin, to save their struggling airline. Standing in their way is an evil businessman and his band of outlaws
Lulu in Berlin by Louise Brooks ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks. Contains clips of several of her films
The show off The plastic age ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Show off is about a gullible woman who marries a pompous, incessantly boasting man against his family's wishes. The Plastic age is about a fast living college girl during Prohibition
Louise Brooks looking for Lulu by Shirley MacLaine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed interview with actress Louise Brooks and colleagues. Film also contains clips of several of her films
Louise Brooks : portrait d'une anti-star by Roland Jaccard ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait d'une actrice qui fut l'innoubliable Lulu de Pabst et l'égérie de l'expressionnisme allemand et qui, de retour dans son Amérique au début des années 30, alors que la critique venait de la porter aux nues, décide de dénoncer le "star system" et tourne le dos aux studios, préférant la lecture de Schopenhauer aux paillettes d'Hollywood
Lulu in Hollywood by Louise Brooks ( Book )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiographie de la célèbre actrice. Un apport à l'histoire de Hollywood
Beauty prize Prix de beauté (Miss Europe) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful and high-spirited Parisian typist must make choices between an acting career and a pedestrian life with her unimaginative and possesive fiance
A girl in every port ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call
The show off ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A braggart wreaks havoc with his fiancee's family as they become poorer. He somehow saves the day
Beggars of life by William A Wellman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl, forced to kill her guardian to protect her virtue, joins a group of hobos. Based in part on Jim Tully's autobiographical book, this curious melodramatic farrago is notable for its cinematic advances, but is also far from boring to watch
Heidi : her years of wandering and learning : a story for children and those that love children by Johanna Spyri ( Book )
5 editions published between 1884 and 1927 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brooks, Lulu, 1906-1985
Brooks, Mary Louise, 1906-1985
Languages
English (187)
German (36)
French (33)
Japanese (3)
Italian (3)
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