The Lulu to Dietrich’s Lola – Ep.37

Louise Brooks, wild child of Old Hollywood, is most remembered for her escapades and her performance in the film Pandora’s Box. However, she was always more of a dancer than an actress and never set out to join the nascent film industry despite numerous offers. Like many of her decisions, the left road into Hollywood came from her greatest fear: boredom.

Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)

Louise Brooks: A Biography by Barry Paris

Louise Brooks: Portrait of an Anti-Star edited by Roland Jacques

Lulu in Hollywood by Louise Brooks

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