American Film Actress

Louise Brooks

  • Nov 14, 1906 - Aug 08, 1985 (age 78)
  • 5' 2" (1.57 m)
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1998
Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu
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MovieMay 5, 1998

Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu

Documentary recounting the …
Documentary recounting the life story of Louise Brooks in 5 sections: "Lulu in Toe Shoes"; "Lulu in Hollywood"; "Lulu in Berlin"; "Lulu in Hell"; and "Resurrection". Narrated by Shirley MacLaine and featuring numerous interviews with friends and relatives of the legendary star, it also contains excerpts from many of her films including her first on-screen appearance.
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1985
Louise Brooks
PersonalAugust 1985

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks passed away.
1980
Hollywood
TV ShowFeb 9, 1980

Hollywood

Hollywood (also known as Hollywood: A Celebration of …
Hollywood (also known as Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film) is a 1980 documentary series produced by Thames Television which explored the establishment and development of the Hollywood studios and their impact on 1920s culture.
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1975
Arena
TV ShowOct 1, 1975

Arena

Arena is a British television documentary series, made …
Arena is a British television documentary series, made and broadcast by the BBC since 1 October 1975. Voted by TV executives in Broadcast magazine as one of the top 50 most influential programmes of all time, it has produced over six hundred episodes directed by, among others, Frederick Baker, Jana Boková, Jonathan Demme, Nigel Finch, Mary Harron, Vikram Jayanti, Vivian Kubrick, Paul Lee, Adam Low, Bernard MacMahon, James Marsh, Leslie Megahey, Volker Schlondorff, Martin Scorsese, Julian Temple, Anthony Wall, Leslie Woodhead, and Alan Yentob.
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1938
Overland Stage Raiders
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MovieSep 20, 1938

Overland Stage Raiders

After gold shipments from a …
After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.
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1937
King of Gamblers
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MovieApr 23, 1937

King of Gamblers

A fast moving and low budget crime drama seasoned with …
A fast moving and low budget crime drama seasoned with mystery & comedy. SPOILERS: Akim Tamiroff, Paramount's resident crime lord, runs all the illegal gambling activities in a major city. ...
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1936
Empty Saddles
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MovieDec 20, 1936

Empty Saddles

Finding a deserted cattle ranch, Buck buys it and turns it into …
Finding a deserted cattle ranch, Buck buys it and turns it into a dude ranch. But Buck is quickly in trouble with sheep men who want the ranch and then with outlaws who kidnap the daughter of the wealthy Mr. Grant.
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1933
Deering Davis
MarriageOctober 1933

Deering Davis

William Deering Davis (March 9, 1897 – 1965) was an …
William Deering Davis (March 9, 1897 – 1965) was an American designer and author who was one of the first American aviators to serve in Italy in World War I. He is also known for his marriages to movie star Louise Brooks and racehorse owner Etti Plesch.
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1931
Windy Riley Goes Hollywood
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MovieMay 3, 1931

Windy Riley Goes Hollywood

Arrogant driver Windy Riley …
Arrogant driver Windy Riley is crossing from New York to San Francisco in his car. However a wrong traffic plate in the desert misguides him and her goes to Hollywood instead. Windy loses his car to the bank since he has not paid the last installment, but the Repo Man runs into the car of a Hollywood executive and falsely blames Windy for the accident. The man sends Windy to work in the Publicity Department to pay for the damages in his car. Meanwhile, actress Betty Gray is in trouble with the studio due to bad publicity and the studio will call off her contract if she gets in trouble again. When Windy Riley arrives in the department, he believes that he is expert in publicity and he kidnaps film director Joseph Ross expecting to promote the film and Betty Gray. But snoopy reporter Lane finds that the director is missing and Windy needs to bring the director back in the studio otherwise Betty Gray will be fired.
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God's Gift to Women
MovieApr 13, 1931

God's Gift to Women

A Parisian descendant of Don Juan vows to stop philandering in …
A Parisian descendant of Don Juan vows to stop philandering in order to win the hand of a virtous young lady with a disapproving father.
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It Pays to Advertise
MovieFeb 19, 1931

It Pays to Advertise

To prove his thesis that any product--even one that …
To prove his thesis that any product--even one that doesn't exist--can be merchandized if it is advertised properly, a young man gets together with his father's savvy secretary to market a non-existent laundry soap. Complications ensue when his "product" turns out to be more successful than even he imagined--and now he has to deliver.
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1930
Prix de beauté (Miss Europe)
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MovieAug 1, 1930

Prix de beauté (Miss Europe)

Lucienne, typist and …
Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for. She finds her jealous lover Andre violently disapproves of such events and tries to withdraw, but it's too late; she's even then being named Miss France. The night Andre planned to propose to her, she's being whisked off to the Miss Europe finals in Spain, where admirers swarm around her. Win or lose, what will the harvest be?
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1929
Diary of a Lost Girl
MovieSep 12, 1929

Diary of a Lost Girl

After falling pregnant to a pharmacist and refusing to …
After falling pregnant to a pharmacist and refusing to marry, a young woman is thrown from her home and sent to a strict girls' reform school.
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The Canary Murder Case
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MovieFeb 16, 1929

The Canary Murder Case

A beautiful showgirl, …
A beautiful showgirl, nicknamed 'the Canary', is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and soon ends up dead. But who killed 'the Canary'. All the suspects who knew her had been used by her. The only witness to the crime was also killed. Only one man, debonair detective, Philo Vance, might be able to figure out who silenced 'the Canary'.
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Pandora's Box
MovieJan 30, 1929

Pandora's Box

The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young …
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.
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1928
Beggars of Life
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MovieSep 22, 1928

Beggars of Life

After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape …
After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal a car in their attempt to escape the police, and reach Canada.
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A Girl in Every Port
MovieFeb 26, 1928

A Girl in Every Port

Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become …
Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become friends. But when one decides to finally settle down, will this mysterious young women come between them?
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1927
The City Gone Wild
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MovieNov 12, 1927

The City Gone Wild

Hard-boiled underworld melodrama, with gang wars …
Hard-boiled underworld melodrama, with gang wars and gunfights, in which criminal lawyer turns prosecutor to avenge a friend's death.
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Now We're in the Air
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MovieOct 22, 1927

Now We're in the Air

Wally and Ray are cousins intent upon getting the fortune of …
Wally and Ray are cousins intent upon getting the fortune of their Scotch gran-dad, an aviation nut. They become mixed-up with the U. S. flying corps and are wafted over the enemy lines in a runaway balloon. Through misunderstanding they are honored as heroes of the enemy forces, and sent back to the U. S. lines to spy. Here they are captured and almost shot, but everything ends happily.
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Rolled Stockings
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MovieJun 18, 1927

Rolled Stockings

Mr. Treadway is disappointed with son Jim ( James Hall ) for not …
Mr. Treadway is disappointed with son Jim ( James Hall ) for not making the boat crew at college while his freshman brother, Ralph ( Richard Arlen ), makes the team and upholds the family tradition. The brother are both captivated by the charms of Carol Fleming ( Louise Brooks ), but Ralph is handicapped by hazing and strict training rules. On the eve of the big college race, Jim takes Carol to a dance and leaves Ralph burning with jealousy; deciding to brave official disapproval, Ralph goes to the dance and takes a jazzy young blonde to a roadhouse. Jim follows and ejects his brother after a fight and is himself found with the girl. After being acclaimed a hero, Ralph confesses that he is to blame for Jim's disgrace, and Carol finds happiness with the older brother.
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Evening Clothes
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MovieMar 19, 1927

Evening Clothes

Wealthy French farmer Lucien D'Artois ( Adolphe Menjou ), …
Wealthy French farmer Lucien D'Artois ( Adolphe Menjou ), is fond of raising horses and married to Germaine ( Virginia Valli ), according to the terms of a marriage contract. When she finds his rustic interests unbearable, she leaves him. Determined to become a polished Parisian, Lucien goes to the city and diligently studies fencing and dancing but is unable to gain her favor. He embarks on a life of frivolity and free spending and to demonstrate his powers with women deliberately steals Fox Trot ( Louise Brooks ), a nightclub girl, from Lazarre ( Noah Beery ). Eventually Lucien's fortune is drained, his entire possessions are seized, with the exception of a suit of evening clothes. Living by his wits, Lucien imagines himself still a popular and wealthy count, and returning to his bare flat, to his surprise, Germaine has returned to him.
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1926
Just Another Blonde
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MovieDec 13, 1926

Just Another Blonde

Jimmy O'Connor and Scotty are a couple of New York City …
Jimmy O'Connor and Scotty are a couple of New York City gamblers and sharpies who decide to go straight and, since they are such good friends, split 50-50 "even steven" on anything they get or do. Jimmy, a confirmed bachelor, doesn't care for women but Scotty falls in love with Diana O'Sullivan, a Coney Island girl. They decide that Jimmy needs a girlfriend and they opt for Jeannie Cavanaugh. But, following their 50-50 pact, Jimmy, although he has fallen in love with Jeannie, praises Scotty to her. It takes an airplane ride to get everybody matched up correctly.
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The Show-Off
MovieAug 16, 1926

The Show-Off

A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a …
A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin.
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A. Edward Sutherland
MarriageJuly 1926

A. Edward Sutherland

Albert Edward Sutherland (January 5, 1895 – December 31, …
Albert Edward Sutherland (January 5, 1895 – December 31, 1973) was a film director and actor. Born in London, he was from a theatrical family. His father, Al Sutherland, was a theatre manager and producer and his mother, Julie Ring, was a vaudeville performer. He was a nephew of both Blanche Ring and Thomas Meighan, who was married to Frances Ring, another of his mother's sisters.
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It's the Old Army Game
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MovieMay 24, 1926

It's the Old Army Game

Druggist Elmer Prettywillie is …
Druggist Elmer Prettywillie is sleeping. A woman rings the night bell only to buy a two-cent stamp. Then garbage collectors waken him. Next it's firemen on a false alarm. And then a real fire.
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A Social Celebrity
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MovieMar 29, 1926

A Social Celebrity

Small-town barber Max Haber ( Adolphe Menjou ), is the …
Small-town barber Max Haber ( Adolphe Menjou ), is the pride of his father, Johann, who owns an antiquated barbershop. Max adores Kitty Laverne ( Louise Brooks ), the manicurist, who loves him but is ambitious to be a dancer, so she heads for New York, hoping that he will follow in pursuit of better things. Mrs. Jackson-Greer, a New York society matron, has occasion to note Max styling the hair of a town girl and induces him to come to New York and pose as a French count. There he meets April, Mrs. King's niece, and loses his heart to her, as well as to Kitty, now a showgirl. At the theater where Kitty is appearing Max is the best-dressed man in April's party, but later at a nightclub Kitty exposes him, and he is deserted by his society friends. Disillusioned, Max returns home at the request of his father. Soon Kitty follows, realizing that he is miserable without her.
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Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
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MovieMar 19, 1926

Love 'Em and Leave 'Em

The tale of two sisters with …
The tale of two sisters with the older one pledged to look after the younger one that transpires between a department store, NYC's Central Park and a boarding house. THe older one is the sweet, old-fashioned type and the younger is a jazz-age flapper who takes whatever falls her way. Mame, the older, goes on vacation and returns home to find that her kid sister, Janie, has vamped her way into the arms of Mame's intended.
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The American Venus
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MovieJan 25, 1926

The American Venus

Mary Gray, whose father manufactures cold cream, is …
Mary Gray, whose father manufactures cold cream, is engaged to sappy Horace Niles, the son of Hugo Niles, the elder Gray's most competitive rival in the cosmetics business. Chip Armstrong, a hot-shot public relations man, quits the employ of Hugo Niles and goes to work for Gray, persuading Mary to enter the Miss America contest at Atlantic City, with the intention of using her to endorse her father's cold cream should she win. Mary breaks her engagement with Horace. When it appears that she will win the contest, Hugo lures her home on the pretext that her father is ill, and she misses the contest. Chip and Mary return to Atlantic City, discovering that the new Miss America has told the world that she owes all her success to Gray's cold cream. On this note, Chip and Mary decide to get married.
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1906
Louise Brooks
BirthNovember 1906

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks was born.
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