Last Hurrahs: Louise Brooks final film - Overland Stage Raiders (1938)
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
1d ago
This year, as it has in the past, the Louise Brooks Society blog is taking part in the Spring 2024 CMBA (Classic Movie Blog Association) blogathon. This year’s theme is Screen Debuts & Last Hurrahs -- a look at beginnings and endings of film careers. The Spring 2024 CMBA blogathon runs May 20-24. More information on the Spring 2024 CMBA blogathon, including a list of other participants and topics, may be found HERE. I encourage everyone to check it out. Today's post looks at Louise Brooks' last film, Overland Stage Raiders (1938). The May 20th blog post looked at Louise Brooks first film ..read more
Visit website
Screen Debuts: Louise Brooks first film - The Street of Forgotten Men (1925)
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
5d ago
This year, as it has in the past, the Louise Brooks Society blog is taking part in the Spring 2024 CMBA (Classic Movie Blog Association) blogathon. This year’s theme is Screen Debuts & Last Hurrahs -- a look at beginnings and endings of film careers. The Spring 2024 CMBA blogathon runs May 20-24. More information on the Spring 2024 CMBA blogathon, including a list of other participants and topics, may be found HERE. I encourage everyone to check it out. Today's post looks at Louise Brooks first film, The Street of Forgotten Men (1925). On May 24, the blog will look at Louise Brooks' last ..read more
Visit website
Louise Brooks & Her Films as Seen in the Brazilian Magazines & Newspapers
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
2w ago
The Louise Brooks Society blog is participating in the 2024 Luso World Cinema Blogathon. This blogathon celebrates the contributions of Portuguese-speaking peoples and their descendants to world cinema. This post is the third of three related posts. More information on the Luso World Cinema Blogathon, including a list of other participants and topics, may be found HERE. I would encourage everyone to check it out! Before I post something about the bits and pieces I've found searching the internet, I want to mention that I recently came across a six part podcast all about today's topic - Louis ..read more
Visit website
Louise Brooks and Brazil - when Pandora's Box was featured in a 1930 Chaplin Club newsletter
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
2w ago
The Louise Brooks Society blog is participating in the 2024 Luso World Cinema Blogathon. This blogathon celebrates the contributions of Portuguese-speaking peoples and their descendants to world cinema. This post is the second of three related posts. More information on the Luso World Cinema Blogathon, including a list of other participants and topics, may be found HERE. I would encourage everyone to check it out! I have been researching Louise Brooks for a long time, ever since I launched the Louise Brooks Society website back in 1995. Over those 29 years, I have come across all kinds of int ..read more
Visit website
Louise Brooks & Her Films as Seen in the Portuguese-American Press
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
3w ago
The Louise Brooks Society blog is participating in the 2024 Luso World Cinema Blogathon. This blogathon celebrates the contributions of Portuguese-speaking peoples and their descendants to world cinema. This post is the first of three related posts. More information on the Luso World Cinema Blogathon, including a list of other participants and topics, may be found HERE. I would encourage everyone to check it out! In the United States, stories about the movies and film stars weren’t limited to the country’s mainstream, English language press. In fact, in the 1920s and 1930s, there were as man ..read more
Visit website
Coming in May on the Louise Brooks Society blog
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
3w ago
The Louise Brooks Society blog is pleased to announce it will participate in two blogathons in the month of May. The first is the 2024 Luso World Cinema Blogathon. This blogothon celebrates the contributions of Portuguese-speaking peoples and their descendants to world cinema. This fourth edition of the blogathon launches on Saturday, May 4, 2024. The heart of the event is Sunday, May 5, which is World Portuguese Language Day.  (UNESCO recognized the holiday in 2019.) The blogathon runs through Monday, May 6, 2024.  The Louise Brooks Society blog plans to post on each of the three da ..read more
Visit website
Pandora's Box, starring Louise Brooks, screens 4 times in London in May
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
1M ago
Pandora's Box (1929), the sensational German silent film starring Louise Brooks, will be shown four times in London during the month of May. It is not explicitly stated which print will be shown, but as the  stated running time is 135 minutes and the musical accompaniment is noted as being the Peer Raben score, I will assume the print is the recently released restoration which is recently making the rounds. Further details about this mini-series can be found HERE.  This screening of the German film will be shown with English subtitles. The film comes with a PG certificate. The screen ..read more
Visit website
King of Gamblers, almost featuring Louise Brooks, was released on this day in 1937
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
1M ago
King of Gamblers was released on this day in 1937. The film is a stylish low-budget crime drama about a slot-machine racket and the crusading reporter who uncovers it. Though a "B" picture, this almost noir was given an "A" treatment by director Robert Florey. More about the film can be found on the Louise Brooks Society website filmography page. Louise Brooks' role in the film, a minor part, was cut from the production shortly before release.  An opening sequence with "Jim Adams" (Lloyd Nolan) being jilted by "Joyce Beaton" (Louise Brooks) was shot but eliminated from the final cut. Prin ..read more
Visit website
Overland Stage Raiders, with Louise Brooks, to screen in Syracuse, NY
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
1M ago
Overland Stage Raiders, starring John Wayne and Louise Brooks, will be shown at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Syracuse, New York on Monday, April 15th as part of a Western double bill.  This rare public screening of Brooks' last film is sponsored by the Syracuse Cinephile Society. More information about this event can be found HERE. To learn more about the film, be sure and check out the Overland Stage Raiders page on the Louise Brooks Society website. Otherwise, here is some information from the Syracuse Cinephile Society website: 4/15   “OLD MEETS NEW” WESTERN DOUBLE FEATURE. T ..read more
Visit website
San Francisco Silent Film Festival begins April 10
Louise Brooks Society
by Louise Brooks Society
1M ago
The 27th annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival is set to take place at the historic Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco’s Marina District beginning April 10 and running through April 14. This year, twenty-two live cinema programs will be shown -- each featuring a beautiful silent-era films (including some world premiere restorations) and each with superb live musical accompaniment More information about this year's event, including a complete schedule of films, ticket availability, etc... can be found HERE. A number of these programs stand out. For me, one of the most exciting ..read more
Visit website

Follow Louise Brooks Society on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR