Louise Brooks – A Pictorial


“A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.” ~ Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks – publicity shot for “Now We’re In The Air” (1927)

“Most beautiful but dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren’t much smarter.” ~ Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

“When I went to Hollywood in 1927, the girls were wearing lumpy sweaters and skirts. I was wearing sleek suits and half naked beaded gowns and piles and piles of furs.” ~ Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

“I learned how to act by watching Martha Graham dance and I learned how to dance by watching Charles Chaplin act.” ~ Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks in “The Canary Murder Case” (1929)

“There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.” ~ Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks – 1927

“Love is a publicity stunt, and making love, after the first curious raptures, is only another petulant way to pass the time waiting for the studio to call.” ~ Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks c.1928

“I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it; nor kept it without wishing I had given it away.” ~ Louise Brooks


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  1. […] Louise Brooks the silent film actress at home in 1925. […]

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