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lulu  This page presents an annotated, worldwide bibliography of reviews, articles and other published material related to the 1927 film Evening Clothes. This American film includes Louise Brooks in the role of Fox Trot. Around the world, this film was exhibited or written about under other titles including Eine Pariser ehe (Austria); Un homme en habit (Belgium); Las que no aman (Chile); VecernÝ odev (Czechoslovakia); I kjole og hvidt (Denmark); Un Homme en Habit (France); Ein Frack Ein Claque Ein Madel (Germany); Il signore della notte (Italy); Signore della notte (Italy); El traje de etiqueta (Mexico); El vestido de etiqueta (Spain); El Traje de etiqueta (Spanish); En herre i frack (Sweden); and L'homme en habit (Switzerland).

This page is a work in progress. The intention of this bibliography is to be as comprehensive as possible; most citations represent a substantial review or article. Shorter, capsule reviews - usually a paragraph or two in length - are so noted. Entries are arranged chronologically. Critical commentary regarding Brooks, or the film as a whole (excerpted from the material cited), are offered as annotations. Some citations are linked to the material cited. (Some links reside on the Louise Brooks Society website, while others exist elsewhere on the internet.) An * indicates that a copy of this citation is held in the archives of the LBS. If you know of additional citations, or can provide further information on the entries noted on this page, please contact the Louise Brooks Society via . If you would like to help find vintage newspaper reviews, please follow this link. This bibliography has been compiled by Thomas Gladysz, and was last updated in January 2007.

Evening Clothes
released March 19, 1927

anonymous. "Man in Evening Clothes to be Menjou's Next." Hollywood Daily Citizen, November 26, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Hollywood, California newspaper

anonymous. "Valli To Play With Menjou." Hollywood Daily Citizen, December 14, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Hollywood, California newspaper

anonymous. "New Pictures." Exhibitor's Herald, February 19, 1927. (United States) *
--- short synopsis

anonymous. "Noah Berry Is Comedian Too." Daily Bruin, March 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in UCLA student newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou's Newest Film to Follow Kiss in a Taxi." Los Angeles Daily Illustrated News, March 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou To See Himself At Metropolitan." Los Angeles Daily Illustrated News, March 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou To See His New One At Metropolitan." Los Angeles Examiner, March 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- notes that Adolphe Menjou will attend the screening of the film (which is advertised as a world premiere) - article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou To Be Spectator." Los Angeles Times, March 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou in Granada Show." Santa Barbara Daily News, March 5, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks gives a good account of herself." - article in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

Parsons, Louella O. "Evening Clothes an Entertaining Story." Los Angeles Examiner, March 5, 1927. (United States) *
--- "When you see the show girl, Louise Brooks, cavorting about with a frizzled top you will see why Famous Players Lasky is grooming her for bigger and better things. She fares much better than either Miss Tashman or Mr. Beery, who only appear at long intervals." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Price, Guy. "Metropolitan Film Offering Well Dressed." Los Angeles Evening Herald, March 5, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Rorke, Hal. "Evening Clothes Presents Menjou at Metropolitan." Los Angeles Daily Illustrated News, March 5, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks - yes, the one you dream about - is as alluring and pert as ever." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Whitaker, Alma. "Imagine, Adolphe as Country Swain." Los Angeles Times, March 5, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Picture Outstanding for Hirsute Effects." Los Angeles Times, March 6, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, who plays one of the featured roles in the picture, has sacrificed the distinctive bob . . . ." - article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Stars in New Comedy." Santa Barbara Morning Press, March 6, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks proves that she is finding her place in the film sun by her artistic characterization." - article in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

anonymous. "Attractions at the Theaters." Santa Barbara Daily News, March 7, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks also is capably cast." - review in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters: What the Press Agents Say." Santa Barbara Morning Press, March 7, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks fares somewhat better and does well the task allotted to her." - article in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

Taylor, Ken. "You'd Hardly Know Menjou with a Beard." Los Angeles Evening Express, March 7, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, whose haunting vivacity has necessitated the restringing of more than one male's heartstrings." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou, Disguised in Beardm Has Gay Time in S.F." Los Angeles Daily Illustrated News, March 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Ambassador Honor Guest at Metropolitan." Los Angeles Examiner, March 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- notes that Adolphe Menjou was in attendance at the previous night's screening, as was the poet, dramatist and then current French ambassador to the United States, Paul Claudel; each were introduced from the stage - article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Hid Behind His Beard, Fooled Curious Crowds." Los Angeles Times, March 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters: What the Press Agents Say." Santa Barbara Morning Press, March 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, Lilyan Tashman, Noah Berry and Arnold Kent make up the excellent supporting cast." - article in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

Kreisman, Louise. "Evening Clothes At the Metropolitan." Daily Bruin, March 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, as a curely headed chorus girl . . . The rest of the time she excells in flippancy and heartlessness." - review in UCLA student newspaper

L., A. "Views and Reviews." Film Mercury, March 11, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in film trade journal

anonymous. "Evening Clothes Opens at California." Santa Monica Evening Outlook, March 15, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Santa Monica, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Is Success As Aristocratic French Farmer." Venice Evening Vanguard, March 15, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Venice, California newspaper

Beaton, Welford. "High School Girls Select Mr. Menjou." and "Some Good and Not So Good Direction." Film Spectator, March 19, 1927. (United States) *
--- "There are three girls who do very well in Evening Clothes - Virginia Valli, Louise Brooks and Lilyan Tashman. . . . I was glad to see further evidence of Paramount's dawning consciousness that Louise Brooks is not composed solely of legs. They work her from the knees up in this picture and it begins to look as if she were headed for a high place."

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou in Evening Clothes with Louise Brooks." Wichita Beacon, March 20, 1927. (United States) *
--- full page illustrated article; Wichita, Kansas newspaper

anonymous. "Frieburg Passion Play at Palace; Iris Gray at Miller on Thursday." Wichita Eagle, March 20, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Wichita, Kansas newspaper

A., A. "James." Ohio State Journal, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Columbus, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Capitol." Hartford Courant, March 21, 1927. (United States)
--- review in Hartford, Conneticut newspaper

anonymous. "Motion Picture Reviews." Kansas City Times, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Others in the cast include Louise Brooks, with her hair frissed instead of straight." - review in in Kansas City, Missouri newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou in Evening Clothes at the Paramount." New York Post, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- " . . . while Virginia Valli, Louise Brooks and Lilyan Tashman wander through the proceedings now and again in the pleasantest manner possible." - New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe is Himself Again." New York Telegram, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "It is a delightful little comedy. . . . Virginia Valli and Louise Brooks (permanently waved) appear both provocative and Parisienne as the leading ladies." - New York City newspaper

anonymous. "As We See the Moviest." The Tech, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in student newspaper at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

author unknown. New York Graphic, March 21?, 1927. (United States)
--- " . . . an excellent supporting cast." - New York City newspaper

S., A. "The New Film." The World, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Virginia Valli and Louise Brooks formed and extremely decorative feminine support. . . . The film belongs to Mr. Menjou, and because he controls it with such effortless monopoly it is one of his best." - New York City newspaper

Cruikshank, Herbert Knight. "The Screen in Review." Morning Telegraph, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- " . . . as it stands, this latest Menjou vehicle offers entertainment value equivalent to the Paramount admission charge. . . . It seems to me that Louise Brooks deserves first place. She is charmingly piquant as a chic little gold-digger who turns out to be a pretty good fellow after all - as many of the maligned sisterhood do. While her part is merely a filler, she seems to have built it up materially, and holds center stage in whatever scenes she has." - New York City newspaper

Feldkamp, Frances V. "Movie Reviews." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "The women's clothes are really a fashion show in themselves, with Miss Valli sponsoring a smooth, straight bob, Miss Tashman a more formal headdress, and Miss Brooks a befrizzled 'chrysanthemum' cut." - St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

G., L. A. "James." Columbus Dispatch,March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review in Columbus, Ohio newspaper

Gillaspey, A. F. "Adolph Wears Fine 'Chinners'." San Francisco Bulletin, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "The story is told in the lighter vein and is very pleasing." - San Francisco, California newspaper

Hall, Mordaunt. "Bankruptcy and Love." New York Times, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Ms Brooks, with a change in her eyebrows and curly hair, is stunning." - New York City newspaper

Lang, Harry. "Menjou Picture is Entertaining." San Francisco Examiner, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "It's a quite entertaining and delightful picture . . . . And the cast is chosen with extraordinary good taste." - San Francisco, California newspaper

Nie. "The Week's New Films" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

O., F. P. "Critical Lads and Lassies Praise Movies." Columbus Citizen, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review in Columbus, Ohio newspaper

Pelswick, Rose. "New Pictures on Broadway." New York Journal, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "It is an entertaining comedy, with some good situations. . . . Louise Brooks and Lilyan Tashman are the two gold-diggers who help spend the remainder of the fortune." - New York City newspaper

Swint, Curran D. "Entertaining Programs Offered by Granada and California." San Francisco News, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "In menjou's support are Virginia Valli, as the wife; Louise Brooks, as one of the women he couldn't 'see' and who in the end was responsible for bringing him happiness." - San Francisco, California newspaper

Thirer, Irene. "Menjou's Evening Clothes Brighten Up Drab Film." Daily News, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "There are a couple of really subtle spots, however, which brighten up the film tremendously, raising it right out of the mediocre class. . . . Louise Brooks is a perfect knockout as a good-natured lady of the evening." - New York City newspaper

Underhill, Harriette. "On the Screen." New York Herald Tribune, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is most attractive as the sweetheart of the rich old bailiff-baron." - New York City newspaper

Warren, George C. "Adolph Menjou in Evening Clothes Is Rarely Good Screen Offering." San Francisco Chronicle, March 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Miss Brooks with her hair in tight little curls that transform her from the hard flapper she usually is into an attractive gold digger." - San Francisco, California newspaper

anonymous. "Alexander Tonight, Evening Clothes." Glendale Daily Press, March 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Glendale, California newspaper

Cannon, Regina. "Menjou's Beard Surprise in Film Evening Clothes." New York American, March 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is again cast as a 'lady of the evening' and makes her role pert and amusing. You won't recognize Miss Brooks at first, for she is wearing her hair curled over her head. This is too bad, for it makes her look just like a thousand other attractive girls. Louise achieved distinction with her straight-banged bob." - New York City newspaper

Cohen Jr., John S. "The New Photoplays." New York Sun, March 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, with her hair frizzled and shingled and perched on top of her quondam sleek head, is as full of sex appeal and mannerisms as ever." New York City newspaper

Dickstein, Martin. "The Cinema Circuit." Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in New York City newspaper

Elliott, Joseph M. "Suave Adolphe in Evening Clothes - Darkest Africa." Daily Mirror, March 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Virginia Valli, Louise Brooks and Lilyan Tashman add greatly to scenic delights of Evening Clothes. They are indeed a decorative trio." - New York City newspaper

Oestreicher, J. C. "The New Films." Brooklyn Daily Times, March 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in New York City newspaper

Ruge, Clara. "Theater und Musik." New Yorker Volkszeitung, March 23, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in German-language, New York City newspaper

Rush. "Evening Clothes." Variety, March 23, 1927. (United States) *
--- "The girl (neatly played by the trim Louise Brooks) . . . ."

anonymous. "Musical Comedy, Drama and Motion Pictures." Musical Courier, March 24, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review of New York City screening and accompanying stage attraction

anonymous. "Amusements." Bridgeport Telegram, March 25, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief article in Bridgeport, Connecticut newspaper

anonymous. "Stage and Screen." Appleton Post-Crescent, March 26, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Appleton, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "Stage - Music - Photoplay." Detroit Saturday Night, March 26, 1927. (United States) *
--- short write-up in weekly Detroit, Michigan entertainment newspaper

C., O. "The Current Cinema." New Yorker, March 26, 1927. (United States) *
--- short mention in film column "Louise Brooks makes herself more able than usual by the aid of a trick haircut."

Harrison, P. S. "Evening Clothes - with Adolphe Menjou." Harrison's Reports, March 26, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in trade publication; "Virginia Valli does well as the wife, and Louise Brooks as the flapper."

anonymous. "At the Quilna." Lima News, March 27, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief article in Lima, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Will Wear Beard in Film Coming to Rivoli." Portland Oregonian, March 27, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Portland, Oregon newspaper

anonymous. "Synopsis of Evening Clothes Now at Fischers." Appleton Post-Cresent, March 28, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Appleton, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Charleroi Mail, March 28, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Charleroi, Pennsylvania newspaper

Heffernan, Harold. "The New Movies in Review." Detroit News, March 28, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Virginia Valli is pleasing and effective as the heroine and that trim little Louise Brooks, with a new curled and plastered headdress, is not the least of the picture's attractions." - review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

McCormick, Ella H. "Reel Players." Detroit Free Press, March 28, 1927 (United States) *
--- review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou Rules Balboa in Love Comedy." Fresno Bee, March 28, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in Fresno, California newspaper

P., R. "Menjou Wins Wife's Love." San Diego Sun, March 29, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Noah Berry and Louise Brooks give excellent support to Menjou." - short review in San Diego, California newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes." National Board of Review Magazine, April, 1927. (United States)
--- capsule review

anonymous. "Film: Evening Clothes." Billboard, April 2, 1927. (United States) *
--- "The story is sophisticated, modernistic, of the jazz age, and is primarily for adolescents."

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou in Evening Clothes." Film Daily, April 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review; "It has the ever interesting French background and enough beautiful women to properly dress the attractive sets."

anonymous. "Varied Role Assumed by Star in Film at State." Dayton Journal, April 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Dayton, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Mons, Menjou Entertains at Local Theater." Davenport Democrat And Leader, April 6, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Davenport, Iowa newspaper

anonymous. "Old Problem Is Solved Here at The Peninsula." San Mateo Times, April 7, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in San Mateo, California newspaper

anonymous. "Opinions on Pictures." Motion Picture News, April 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- review, with five scene stills, in trade journal

anonymous. "Excellent Bill at Merrimack Sq. Theatre." Lowell Sun, April 9, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Lowell, Massachusetts newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes." Moving Picture World, April 9, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in trade publication; "Louise Brooks makes a minor role stand out."

anonymous. "Evening Stars." Oakland Post-Enquirer, April 9, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Paramount Stars In Person at American Tonight." Oakland Post-Enquirer, April 9, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Suave Mr. Menjou in Evening Clothes - He Usually Is!" Atlanta Constitution, April 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

anonymous. "Yokel Learning Social Graces Film's Theme." Los Angeles Times, April 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

O., H.H. "Stage and Screen." Ann Arbor Times News, April 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, as Fox Trot, a pert little inhabitute of the Parisian cafes, adds her usual snappy characterizations." - review in Ann Arbor, Michigan newspaper

Soanes, Wood. "Menjou at American Stars in 'Evening Clothes'." Oakland Tribune, April 11, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review in film column; Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou in Comedy and Vitaphone at Strand." Albany Evening News, April 12, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Albany, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Louise Brooks in Menjou Film Evening Clothes." Hamilton Evening Journal, April 12, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Hamilton, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Amusement Notes." Lowell Sun, April 12, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Lowell, Massachusetts newspaper

L., F. "Rialto" Atlanta Constitution, April 12, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

anonymous. "Pictures Playing Atlanta This Week." Weekly Film Review, April 16, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review; "Picture shows good taste in handling, has suspense, dramtic value and fine comedy relief." - Atlanta, Georgia trade journal

anonymous. "Edna Covey Stage Star Of Latest Wilson Program." San Diego Union, April 17, 1927. (United States) *
--- preview article; "Louise Brooks, brunette beauty once more, plays with the star with whom she had her first featured part in A Social Celebrity." - San Diego, California newspaper

Patton, Peggy. "Film Offerings Bring Back Favorites." Wisconsin News, April 25, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Milwaukee, Wisconsin newspaper

S., G. "Stage and Screen." Flint Journal, April 25, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Flint, Michigan newspaper

S., S. N. "Wisconsin Serves Birthday Cake." Milwaukee Leader, April 25, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Milwaukee, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "Beautiful Dances a Feature at Stanley." Philadelphia Inquirer, April 26, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Photoplay Fare Found In Local Screen Houses." Philadelphia Public Ledger, April 26, 1927. (United States) *
--- " . . . with the comely Louise Brooks and Noah Berry contributing a good bit of the entertainment." - review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe menjou at Stanley on Program of Attractiveness." Philadelphia Record, April 27, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Old Problem Solved Here at the Peninsula." San Mateo Times, April 27, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief article in San Mateo, California newspaper

Villegas, Lucio. "El Traje de Etiqueta." Cinelandia, May 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Spanish-language film journal

anonymous. "Evening Clothes Menjou-Vallie Latest Vechicle." Birmingham Age-Herald, May 1, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Birmingham, Alabama newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Movies, Sousa on Stage at Chicago." Chicago Herald and Examiner, May 1, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Foto Paramount. "Notas de Hollywood." Carteles, May 1, 1927. (Cuba) *
--- two captioned film stills in Cuban magazine

anonymous. "Sousa's Loss is Menjou's Gain." Chicago Daily News, May 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, the demimondaine who certainly knows her Paris after dark . . . ." - brief review with three film stills in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Better Films Committee of Alabama. "Better Films." Birmingham News, May 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Well played, characterizations fine, settings attractive, very good. Mature audiences " - capsule review in Birmingham, Alabama newspaper

Harris, Genevieve. "Sousa's Band Thrills Chicago Patrons." Chicago Evening Post, May 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Marzoni, Pettersen. "Picture Reviews." Birmingham News, May 3, 1927. (United States) *
--- " . . . one of his lady teachers turns out to be Louise Brooks in a brand new curly bob and more devastating than ever." - capsule review in Birmingham, Alabama newspaper

Sheekman, Arthur. "Good Menjou Film, Sousa and His Band on Bill at Chicago." Chicago Daily Journal, May 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- "In the same film Louise Brooks engagingly expresses the spirit of 1927; but I shan't be happy until she stops frizzing her hair. It was so much nicer bobbed." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Tinee, Mae "Sousa Makes Picture Seem Mere Piffle." Chicago Tribune, May 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Miss Valli has often done better and looked better. Also, the same of Louise Brooks, who looses all distinctiveness with the coiffure she has adopted, and becomes just like a million other girls." - Chicago, Illinois newspaper

anonymous. "Grand Theatre." Jewish Criterion, May 6, 1927. (United States) *
--- Louise Brooks is referenced in brief article in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania publication

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou Stars in Evening Clothes, Movie for Virginian First Half." Charleston Gazette, May 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

anonymous. "Majestic." Providence Journal, May 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Providence, Rhode Island newspaper

anonymous. "Majestic." Evening Bulletin, May 9, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in Providence, Rhode Island newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Providence Journal, May 9, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Providence, Rhode Island newspaper

anonymous. "In Movieland." Manitoba Free Press, May 10, 1927. (Canada) *
--- review in Winnipeg, Manitoba newspaper

anonymous. "The Silent Drama." Pittsburgh Chronicle Telegraph, May 10, 1927 (United States) *
--- two articles (regarding Grand and Liberty theater screenings) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "In the Pittsburgh Theaters." Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, May 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvannia newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters Last Night." Pittsburgh Press, May 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou Film At Mission." San Jose Evening News, May 11, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in San Jose, California newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes Scores Hit at U.C." Berkeley Daily Gazzette, May 12, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Noah Berry and Louise Brooks have important supporting roles in Evening Clothes and help materially with the success of the picture." - Berkeley, California newspaper

anonymous. "Quiet Restfulness at Mission." San Jose Evening News, May 13, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in San Jose, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Delights Audience at the Mission Theater." San Jose Mercury Herald, May 13, 1927. (United States) *
--- "The supporting company is above the average." - San Jose, California newspaper

anonymous. "New Pictures." Exhibitor's Herald, May 14, 1927. (United States) *
--- synopsis of the film in trade journal

Service, T.O. "Service Talks." Exhibitor's Herald, May 14, 1927. (United States) *
--- commentary on the film in trade journal

anonymous. "Evening Clothes." The Observer, May 15, 1927. (England) *
--- short review in London newspaper

anonymous. "Screen Offers to Suite Everyone" Post-Standard, May 15, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Syracuse, New York newspaper

anonymous. "The Screen." Indianapolis Daily Star, May 16, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review in Indianapolis, Indiana newspaper

anonymous. "New Pictures." Post-Standard, May 16, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, with hair a mass of curls . . . " - review in Syracuse, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes At Century." Baltimore Post, May 17, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Is At National." Woodland Daily Democrat, May 17, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Woodland, California newspaper

F., H. K. "At the Movies This Week." Baltimore Sun, May 17, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Not much of a plot, but Menjou is always good." - very brief review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes, with Menjou, at The Capitol." Sacramento Bee, May 18, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, cast as Fox Trot, takes the role of the gay young French girl." - Sacramento, California newspaper

R., M. E. "Al Jolson on Vitaphone: Menjou, Film Star, Regent." Grand Rapids Press, May 18, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Grand Rapids, Michigan newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes." The Bioscope, May 19, 1927. (England) *
--- capsule review; "Virginia Valli plays Germaine with great charm and Louise Brooks is so alluring that one refuses to believe that she is really a rather naughty little girl."

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou Star at Capitol." Sacramento Union, May 19, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is cast as Fox Trot, a prety frequenter of the Paris cafes and night clubs." - Sacramento, California newspaper

Clark, Norman. "Adolphe Dons Night-Shirt at Century." Baltimore News, May 20, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou's Famous Sangfroid Was Instilled As Lad." Stockton Daily Record, May 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- related article in Stockton, California newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Menjou Has Delicious Role in Evening Clothes." Stockton Daily Record, May 23, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in Stockton, California newspaper

anonymous. "Offerings at Local Theaters." Washington Post, May 23, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Evening Clothes is a society play and finds Menjou at his usually high point of acting." - Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "Opening Attractions in Washington Theaters." Washington Star, May 23, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes Packs California." Santa Rose Press Democrat, May 31, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Santa Rosa, California newspaper

Orndorff, Marguerite. "Evening Clothes." Educational Screen, June 1927. (United States) *
--- "A rude French country gentleman, looking as uncouth as Adolphe Menjou can bring himself himself to look (which is not so very uncouth, be it remarked) marries a charming lady, played by Virginia Valli, who can not stand his rough exterior. Strange she should have been so fooled, for even in his roughest moments she couldn't have failed to notice his perfectly turned out riding togs. Anyhow, he can't bear to be hated, so he settles most of his money on her and goes away to Paris to learn how to become a gentleman of the evening. He learns his lesson and she learns hers, and none of it is so very interesting to the audience." - capsule review in trade journal

anonymous. "Evening Clothes." Photoplay, June, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review with picture; "The supporting cast is fine - Virginia Valli, Louise Brooks and Noah Berry."

Smith, Frederick James. "Celluloid Critic: Menjou in Fine Togs Again." Motion Picture Classic, June 1927. (United States) *
-- brief, two-paragraph review

anonymous. "Photoplay Reviews." Cincinnati Enquirer, June 13, 1927. (United States) *
--- " . . . the chief feminine roles being portrayed by Virginia Valli and Louise Brooks, the later being as sprightly as ever." - review in Cincinnati, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou's New Film is Evening Clothes." Lansing State Journal, June 13, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Lansing, Michigan newspaper

Aston, Frank. "Walnut." Cincinnati Post, June 13, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks with her wriggly bob." - review in Cincinnati, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Adopts Beard in Evening Clothes." Lansing Capital News, June 14, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Lansing, Michigan newspaper

anonymous. "Louise Brooks in Menjou Film." Indiana Evening Gazette, June 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Indiana, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Enthusiastic Crowd Sees Evening Clothes." Ogden Standard-Examiner, June 25, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Ogden, Utah newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Manitoba Free Press, June 29, 1927. (Canada) *
--- article in Winnipeg, Manitoba newspaper

Lusk, Norbert. "The Screen in Review: The Glass of Fashion." Picture-Play, July, 1927. (United States) *
-- capsule review; "The picture is mildly diverting and beautifully produced, with such seasoned players as Noah Berry, Virginia Valli and Louise Brooks emphasizing its Parisian smartness."

anonymous. "Menjou Scores Hit in Latest Picture." Seattle Times, July 10, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Seattle, Washington newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes - United Artists." Seattle Times, July 11, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Seattle, Washington newspaper

anonymous. "Adolphe Looks Slick in Evening Clothes." Modesto News-Herald, July 14, 1927. (United States) *
--- short preview article in Modesto, California newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Great in Evening Clothes." Modesto News-Herald, July 15, 1927. (United States) *
--- short review in Modesto, California newspaper

anonymous. "Mirror's Theatrical Calendar." Warren Morning Mirror, August 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Warren, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou Stars in Evening Clothes." Oakland Tribune, August 21, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review in Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Princess." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, August 24, 1927. (United States) *
--- review in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii newspaper

anonymous. "Amusements." Fitchburg Sentinel, September 7, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Fitchburg, Massachusetts newspaper

anonymous. "Perfect Blend of Emotions Found in 'Evening Clothes'." Denton Journal, October 8, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Evening Clothes, is said to be a picture that has a perfect blend of intensity and humor"; Denton, Maryland weekly newspaper

anonymous. "Adolfo Menjou en Vestido de Etiqueta." Popular Film, November 24, 1927. (Spain) *
--- short article in Spanish magazine

author unknown. Picturegoer, December, 1927. (England)
--- page 68; synopsis

anonymous. "El vestido de etiqueta en el cine, segun Adolfo Menjou." Popular Film, December 1, 1927. (Spain) *
--- short article in Spanish magazine

anonymous. "Adolfo Menjou, Virginia Valli y Noah Beery animan hoy la pantalla del Victoria en la gran pelicula Paramount Las que no aman." El Mercurio, December 17, 1927. (Chile) *
--- Brooks is referenced in short article in Santiago, Chile newspaper

L., C. A. "The Week on the Screen." Manchester Guardian, December 31, 1927. (England) *
--- review in Manchester newspaper

anonymous. "Ein Frack Ein Claque Ein Madel." Lichtbild-Buhne, January 5, 1928. (Germany) *
--- review in German film publication

Herzberg, Georg. "Film-Kritik." Film Kurier, January 5, 1928. (Germany) *
--- mention of Brooks in review in Berlin publication

Fr., C. "Ein Frack Ein Claque Ein Madel." Reichfilmblatt, January 7, 1928. (Germany) *
--- film review; "Ganz reizend ist auch Louise Brooks, die die Kokotte Taka Taka gibt." - Berlin publication

anonymous. "Ein Frack Ein Claque Ein Madel." Kinematograph, January 8, 1928. (Germany) *
--- film review in Berlin publication

Hirsch, Leo. "Adolphe Menjous Mandlung." Berliner Tageblatt, January 8, 1928. (Germany) *
--- short review in Berlin newspaper

author unknown. Berliner Börsen-Courier, January 8?, 1928. (Germany)
--- film review; "Ein Film von raffiniertester Kulture und Kultiviertheit" - Berlin publication

author unknown. B. Z. am Mittag, January 8?, 1928. (Germany)
--- film review; "Das vornehme Spiel der Virginia Vaili, noch mehr die Unwiderstehlichkeit des göttlichen Menjou sichern den Erfold." - Berlin publication

author unknown. Der Montag, January 8?, 1928. (Germany)
--- film review; "Ein entzückender, erfolgreicher Film." - Berlin publication

n. "Vom Film." Die Welt, January 16, 1928. (Germany) *
--- capsule review in Berlin newspaper

anonymous. "Menjou's Unique Role in Evening Clothes." Canberra Times, January 17, 1928. (Australia) *
-- review in Canberra newspaper

anonymous. "Ein Frack Ein Claque Ein Madel." Die Filmwoche, January 18, 1928. (Germany) *
--- full page, illustrated article; Brooks is listed under "Darsteller"

"El Fraje de Etiqueta." Carteles, February 19, 1928. (Cuba) *
--- one page of stills and text

anonymous. "Noticias Y Gacetillas." El Imparcial, February 19, 1928. (Spain) *
--- brief write-up in Madrid newspaper

Star, Jan. "Un Homme En Habit." Cinèmagazine, April 13, 1928. (France) *
--- brief article

b., a. "Eine Pariser Ehe." Neues Weiner Journal, April 13, 1928. (Austria) *
--- review in Vienna newspaper

b., a. "Eine Pariser Ehe." Neue Freie Presse, April 14, 1928. (Austria) *
--- review in Vienna newspaper

anonymous. "Eine Pariser Ehe." Das Kleine Blatt, April 15, 1928.. (Austria) *
--- brief write-up in Vienna newspaper

anonymous. "Les Films De La Semaine." Cinèmagazine, April 27, 1928. (France) *
--- brief review

anonymous. "Un Homme En Habit." Filma, April 27, 1928. (France) *
--- brief write-up in French trade journal

anonymous. "Un Homme en Habit." Ciné-Miroir, May 4, 1928. (France) *
--- full page illustrated article regarding the film

anonymous. "Il signore della notte." Kines, nr. 30, 1928. (Italy) *
--- capsule review

anonymous. "Bioscopes." Cape Times, January 22, 1929. (Union of South Africa) *
-- " . . . an entertaining Paramount picture, starring Adolphe Menjou, shown to a large and appreciative audience at the Marine Cinema, Sea Point, last night." - capsule review in Cape Town newspaper

anonymous. "At the Cinema." North-China Daily News, February 18, 1929. (China) *
-- review in English-language Shanghai newspaper

anonymous. "Evening Clothes at New Gem with Menjou as Star." Sheboygan Press, April 10, 1929. (United States) *
--- article in Sheboygan, Wisconsin newspaper

Erickson, Hal. "Evening Clothes." All Movie Guide, circa 2000. (United States) *
--- capsule review on film website; "The legendary Louise Brooks, sporting curls rather than her trademarked Dutch-bob hairstyle, has a lively secondary role as a Parisian flapper named Fox Trot."


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