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lulu  This page presents an annotated, worldwide bibliography of lesser newspaper and magazine citations relating to Louise Brooks. This page includes entries dating from 1930 through 1949. These lesser citations - which include short articles, brief mention in longer articles, full page captioned photographs, or other interesting references - are not included in the main periodical bibliography. Nevertheless, for biographical or historical reasons, they are worthy of note. Entries are given in chronological order. Additionally, the country of origin of each citation is offered in brackets.

This page is a work in progress. The intention of this bibliography is to be as comprehensive as possible. Most citations represent a substantial or significant article. 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 articles, please follow this link. This bibliography has been compiled by Thomas Gladysz, and was last updated in September 2005.

References from the 1930's

Close-Up, January, 1930. (England / Switzerland)
--- one picture of Brooks

anonymous. "Les conseils de Louise Brooks vedette de Prix de Beauté." Ciné-Miroir, March 7, 1930. (France)
--- photo of Brooks in Japanese kimono

Kingsley, Grace. "It Girl Grooms for Musicals." Los Angeles Times, March 26, 1930. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks' says [Charles] Crouch, 'has a charming apartment on Park avenue, and is utilizing the money earned by working for the picture companies in Berlin and Paris to take vocal lessons, inasmuch as she is to be featured in a musical show here in the fall." - write-up in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Cinéfilo, May 17, 1930. (Portugal)
--- photo of Brooks and Jean Bradin in Premio de Beleza (Prix de beauté)

M., R. "Notre Couverture Louise Brooks." Ciné-Miroir, May 23, 1930. (France) *
--- full page cover photo and brief interior text

Swan, Gilbert. "In New York." Decatur Daily Review, February 7, 1930. (United States) *
--- "I doubt if any other city in the world could provide such a spectacle of diversified who's-whooey. But let's look them over as they gather on the pavement on a hot night - there's George Gershwin . . . . And Louise Brooks, who was once a movie star herself." - instance of syndicated article in Decatur, Illinois newspaper

Bell, Nelson B. "Behind the Screens." Washington Post, May 13, 1930. (United States) *
--- " . . . . what has become of Louise Brooks . . . the American microphones do not care for Miss Brooks' voice, although she is kept reasonably active in the studios abroad." - article in Washington D.C. newspaper

Green, Grace. "And This Is Paris." Screen Play Secrets, July, 1930. (United States)
--- "Louise Brooks, at one time quite a 'name' in America, is even a brighter shining light on this side, making German and English films in several languages although confessing she is not proficient in more than her own English." Brooks is one of a handful of actors featured in this story, which is subtitled "What film celebrities, American and foreign, are doing in Europe."

Girard, René. "L'Esprit des Films: Sex-Appeal." Cinémonde, July 3, 1930. (France) *
--- article; Brooks is mentioned and pictured

Girard, René. "L'Esprit des Films de G. W. Pabst." Cinémonde, July 24, 1930. (France) *
--- article; Brooks is mentioned and pictured

Nye, Myra. "Society of Cinemalands." Los Angeles Times, August 3, 1930. (United States) *
--- Brooks is reported to have attended a party at given by Dmitri Tiomkin (others in attendance include King Vidor, Irving Berlin, Dashiell Hammett, Agnes DeMille, Colleen Moore, Ernest Lubitsch, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Bern, Maurice Chevalier, Basil Rathbone and others); - mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Double Stars Light Way Of Fame." Los Angeles Times, August 16, 1930. (United States) *
--- article about celebrity look-alikes (Brooks look-alike, who is pictured, is named Louise Voray); mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Harris, Radie. "Movie Monotypes." Charleston Gazette, August 17, 1930. (United States) *
--- "I always have in my past visits to Mallbu, I had to content myself with a surreptitious peep at Louise Brooks, who is the new tenant of "Hallkalanl," Lois' [Moran's] "Happy Landing."" - instance of mention in syndicated column in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

Girard, René. "L'Esprit des Films: Misére." Cinémonde, August 21, 1930. (France) *
--- article; Brooks is mentioned and pictured

anonymous. "Brooks is Back." Sunday Times-Signal, August 24, 1930. (United States) *
--- very brief syndicated article in Zanesville, Ohio newspaper

Keavy, Hubbard. "Screen Life in Hollywood." Galveston Daily News, August 25, 1930. (United States) *
--- very brief syndicated article in Galveston, Texas newspaper

Parsons, Louella. "M.G.M. Won't Let Norma Forget Screen Career." San Antonio Light, August 27, 1930. (United States) *
--- "Snapshots of Hollywood collected at random: Louise Brooks dressed in black chiffon at the Cocoanut Grove." - instance of mention in syndicated article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Take a Trip to Ol' London." Newark Advocate, August 30, 1930. (United States) *
--- "Now, Louise Brooks, the former Follies girl, has returned from a sojourn abroard and has found the charm still works. She will be featured with Buck Jones in a western talkie." - instance of menion in brief syndicated article in Newark, Ohio newspaper

Associated Press. Philadelphia Evening Ledger, August ?, 1930. (United States) *
--- instance of brief syndicated article in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania newspaper

Excelsior, September 9 - 16, 1930. (Italy)
--- captioned photo of Brooks

anonymous. "Actress Returns from Stay Abroad." Los Angeles Times, September 21, 1930. (United States) *
--- brief article with portrait in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Snake Jewelry Fad Abroad She Reports." Los Angeles Times, October 1, 1930. (United States) *
--- brief article with portrait in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Louise Brooks to Stay Here." Los Angeles Times, October 5, 1930. (United States) *
--- brief article

anonymous. "Cinema Sidelight." Los Angeles Times, October 19, 1930. (United States) *
--- captioned photo by James Abbe in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Ciné-Miroir, December 5, 1930. (France) *
--- full page photo

anonymous. "Louise Brooks." Washington Post, December 28, 1930. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, newly returned from Europe, has just been signed for a role opposite William Powell in his next Paramount picture, tentatively titled Buy Your Woman." - small article in Washington D.C. newspaper

"Far From Passe." Picture-Play, January, 1931. (United States)
--- two page photo-spread about the vogue among movie stars for short, clipped hair; Brooks is pictured alongside brief text - "Louise Brooks, left, leader in patent-leather hair cuts, is back in Hollywood after several years in German films, renewing acquaintance with her ex-husband, Edward Sutherland."

anonymous. "Louise Brooks to be in Film for Paramount." Los Angeles Times, January 4, 1931. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Coons, Robbin. "Familiar Old Faces Back on Talkie Screent." Oakland Tribune, January 27, 1931. (United States) *
--- ". . . and Louise Brooks, who returned from foreign picture work a few months ago." - referenced in sydicated article in Oakland, California newspaper

Irish Independent Cinema Correspondent. "An Underworld Story." Irish Independent, January 31, 1931. (Ireland) *
--- brief discussion in article in Dublin newspaper

"Hollywood High Lights." Picture-Play, February, 1931. (United States) *
--- captioned photograph; "Louise Brooks is all set to resume her film career and has landed a role in William Powell's Ladies Man to start the New Year right."

anonymous. "Returns to Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, February 2, 1931. (United States) *
--- brief article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Screen Siftings." Lincoln Star, February 8, 1931. (United States) *
--- brief article about Brooks return to Hollywood in Lincoln, Nebraska newspaper

anonymous. "Hollywood Notes." Charleston Daily Mail, February 22, 1931. (United States) *
---"Two Warner Brothers production units will soon go on location, The Public Enemy, the gang picture now in production, is a story of Chicago and it is planned to make a number of scenes in the Windy City. Among those who will make the trip are Edward Woods, Joan Blondell, James Cagney, Jean Harlow and Louise Brooks." - instance of syndicated article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

Babcock, Muriel. "Theater Mart To End Career." Los Angeles Times, March 24, 1931. (United States) *
--- Brooks is listed as a candidate for the role of Poppy in a stage version of Shanghai Gesture, in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Back in the Race." Los Angeles Times, March 29, 1931. (United States) *
--- captioned photo in Los Angeles, California newspaper

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Babcock, Muriel. "Isabel Dawn Plays Poppy." Los Angeles Times, April 3, 1931. (United States) *
--- Brooks fails to gain role of Poppy in a stage version of Shanghai Gesture, in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Whitiker, Alma. "Septet Of Former Screen Favorites Restored To Place In Public Eye." Los Angeles Times, April 3, 1931. (United States) *
--- caricature and discussion of Brooks in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

"It's the Silhouette That Counts." Evening Graphic, April 7, 1931. (United States) *
---captioned feature photo in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Hollywood Notes." Charleston Daily Mail, April 12, 1931. (United States) *
---"The complete cast of The Public Enemy, gang thriller . . . . Edward Woods, Joan Blondell, James Cagney, Jean Harlow . . . Louise Brooks." - instance of syndicated article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

Scott, John. "Vamp Order Changeth as Slinkiness Goes out." Los Angeles Times, April 12, 1931. (United States) *
--- referenced in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

"Makes Comeback." San Francisco Chronicle, April 17, 1931. (United States) *
--- captioned portrait next to brief article about God's Gift to Women

anonymous. "Now at the Strand." New York Herald Tribune, April 19, 1931. (United States) *
--- caricature of four cast members of God's Gift to Women, including Brooks; New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Reviews of the New Films." Film Daily, April 26, 1931. (United States) *
--- capsule review of The Public Enemy in which Brooks is erroneously listed in the cast

New Movie, May, 1931. (United States) *
--- full page captioned photograph

Dyer, Otto. "Louise Brooks." Picture-Play, May, 1931. (United States) *
--- full page captioned photo by Otto Dyer; "Brooksy's Back! So the tidings spread over Hollywood when Louise Brooks returned after a long abscence abroad, where she made several pictures in Germany. Her cynical wit, chic clothes, and worldly bearing struck a new note in the colony and soon the fans got wind of her comeback in It Pays to Advertise. Though the part was small, it led to a better one, God's Gift to Women, so Brooksy is with us to stay."

Screen Book, May, 1931. (United States)
--- full page photograph

anonymous. "Eight Stars of Silents Coming Back." The Bee, May 1, 1931. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks did go to Europe, doing several silent pictures in Berlin and Paris, but now she is back in the talkies." - article in Danville, Virginia newspaper

Hennessy, Duane. "Hollywood Film Shop." Monessen Daily Independent , May 15, 1931. (United States) *
--- "Others who appeared to momentarily lose their stride in the sound films were Estelle Taylor, Lois Wilson, Gretta Nissen, Reginald Denny, Louise Brooks, Lila Lee, Eleanor Boardman, Ralph Graves, Jack Holt and Richard Dix. In each case the comeback was complete and each individual, with one exception, is popular in the talkies at the present writing." - instance of syndicated article in Monessen, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Seven Heroines of Silent Film Days Come Back." Nevada State Journal, May 17, 1931. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks had a bad break. She finished The Canary Murder Case, a silent film, and sailed for Europe. Bang! Along came the talkies and another voice - that of Margaret Livingston - was dubbed into the picture to make it a talkie. When Louise returned to the United States, she was out of the running. But she kept trying and she is working again, in roles less important than when she left, it is true." - instance of syndicated article in Reno, Nevada newspaper

anonymous. "The Public Enemy." Picture-Play, August, 1931. (United States) *
--- short review of the gangster film; Brooks is erroneously reported among the female actresses in the movie

anonymous. "Theatrical Notes." New York Times, October 16, 1931. (United States) *
--- Brooks is mentioned as being cast in Louder, Please in article in New York City newspaper

Babcock, Muriel. "Whispers in the Wings." Los Angeles Times, October 16, 1931. (United States) *
--- Brooks is mentioned as being cast in Louder, Please in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Atkinson, J. Brooks. New York Times, November 13, 1931. (United States) *
--- review of the stage play, Louder Please; Brooks had left the cast by the time this review appeared; New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Film Actress Files Bankruptcy Petition." Los Angeles Times, February 7, 1932. (United States) *
--- page one, brief syndicated (Exclusive) story with portrait, February 6th dateline

anonymous. "Bankruptcy Proceedings." New York Times, February 7, 1932. (United States) *
--- a petition filed Brooks is recorded in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Actress Bankrupt." Circleville Herald, March 10, 1932. (United States) *
--- brief syndicated article in Circleville, Ohio dateline

anonymous. "Louise Brooks Tells of Plight." Los Angeles Times, March 10, 1932. (United States) *
--- brief Associated Press story with March 9th dateline

anonymous. "Tabloid." Movie Classic, April, 1932. (United States)
--- captioned photo references Brooks' financial problems

anonymous. "Bankruptcy Proceedings." New York Times, February 7, 1932. (United States) *
--- discharge of Brooks bankruptcy is recorded in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Silent Film Star 'Broke'." Toronto Star, February 10, 1932. (Canada) *
--- instance of brief syndicated article in Toronto, Canada newspaper

Associated Press. "Louise Brooks Says She's 'Flat Broke'." Los Angeles Examiner, March 10, 1932. (United States) *
--- small article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

"Tabloid." Movie Classic, April, 1932. (United States) *
--- Abbé photo with caption reporting Brooks' declaration of bankruptcy

Gebhart, Myrtle. "$15,000 A Year for Clothes." Los Angeles Times, June 5, 1932. (United States) *
--- brief discussion of Brooks' habit of wearing pajamas in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Fandom's Former Favorites." Film Fun, August, 1933. (United States) *
--- Brooks is featured the most prominently in a contest to describe "which of these former stars do you miss the most and why?" - "It was always a tingling treat to see Dolores Costello, Louise Brooks or Corinne Griffith."

Thomas, Dan. "Hollywood Gossip." Edwardsville Intelligencer, January 17, 1934. (United States)
--- Brooks is listed as having been a member of the George White Scandals - instance of syndicated column in Edwardsville, Illinois newspaper

Associated Press. "Several Great Names on Their Way to Oblivion." Dallas Morning News, January 28, 1934. (United States) *
--- mention in article in Dallas, Texas newspaper

Harrison, Paul. "In New York." Ironwood Daily Globe, August 17, 1934. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, the Kansas lass who was coming into prominence during the last days of silent pictures, is a ballroom dancer now." - instance of mention in syndicated column in Ironwood, Michigan newspaper

McIntyre, O. O. "New York Day by Day." New York American, November 28?, 1934. (United States)
--- "In the dancing division Louise Brooks and Dario threaten to recapture the furore of the Castles. Miss Brooks is also of the socially elect." - mention in column in New York City newspaper

McIntyre, O. O. "New York Day by Day." Chronicle-Telegram, November 28, 1934. (United States) *
--- mention in syndicated column in Elyria, Ohio newspaper

Fink, Frances. "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star -- How We Wonder Where You Are!: A Few Still Shine In Firmaments Far From Hollywood." Washington Post, February 17, 1935. (United States) *
--- "Less than a decade ago Louise Brooks, a girl with the blackest of black hair cut in bangs and a pair of exquisite legs, much-photographed in every film she made, was greeted with brass bands when she went to Broadway. Last season she was dancing in a small exclusive night club where she was a favorite with society patronage but failed to make any dent in Broadway's sometimes cold shoulder." - mention in article in Washington D. C. newspaper

anonymous. "Louise Brooks." Cinema Illustrazione, April 10, 1935. (Italy)
--- brief article looking back at Brooks' career

Soanes, Wood. "Current Calls." Oakland Tribune, August 9, 1935. (United States) *
--- referenced in film column in Oakland, California newspaper

Collins, Charles. "Will Rogers Cowboy Humourist His Life Story." Chicago Tribune, August 20, 1935. (United States) *
--- regarding the Follies of 1925, mention in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Winchell, Walter. "Broadway." Port Arthur News, October 5, 1935. (United States) *
--- mention in syndicated column in Port Arthur, Texas newspaper

Ross, George. "New York." Albany Evening News, March 3, 1936. (United States) *
--- mention in instance of syndicated column in Albany, New York newspaper

Schallert, Edwin. "The Pageant of the Film World." Los Angeles Times, May 23, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks screen test for Twentieth Century Fox - write up in film column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, May 29, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks nightclubbing with Harold Strokes - write up in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kester, Marshall. "Atmosphere of Old Spain Lives in Hills." Los Angeles Times, June 7, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks attending a costume party (also attending was Agnes Ayres), in column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, July 24, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks was seen with Addison Randall at the Brown Derby, in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Landon, Gabrielle. "Film Colony Guests Roll in Seeking Hot Water and Soap." Los Angeles Times, July 24, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks attended a party with Addison Randall (also attending were Frank Morgan, Clifton Webb, etc...), in society column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Landon, Gabrielle. "Veteran of Hollywood Honored After Long Service in Picture Industry." Los Angeles Times, August 13, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks attended a party with Addison Randall thrown for Clifton Webb (also attending were Lilia Damita and Errol Flynn, Mercedes d'Acosta, etc...), in society column in Los Angeles, California newspaper (later in the column, Brooks is also mentioned as appearing at the opening of Mary of Scotland)

Landon, Gabrielle. "Gay Hollywood Party Celebrates Close of Hard-Fought Tennis Tournament." Los Angeles Times, August 30, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks attended a party (also attending were Addison Randall, Buster Collier, Alice White, Hoot Gibson, Betty Compson, Skeets Gallagher, etc...) in society column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, July 24, 1936. (United States) *
--- "Looks like a comeback for Louise Brooks. She is being tested at Universal." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Landon, Gabrielle. "Notables of Screenland Frolic at Hilarious Birthday Party." Los Angeles Times, October 25, 1936. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks was seen with Addison Randall at the Brown Derby, in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Harkrider, John. "From Trimming Store Windows in Abilene, Harkrider Rises to Make Hollywood Sets." Abilene Morning Reporter-News, October 18, 1936. (United States) *
--- discussion of friendship with Brooks in Abilene, Texas newspaper

Carroll, Harrison. "Behind the Scenes in Hollywood." Monessen Daily Independent , November 12, 1936. (United States) *
--- "Speaking of divorces, pals of Arline Judge insist she is still carrying the torch for Wesley Ruggles and would rather go back to him than file her suit. It was an electric moment the other night when Arline and Pat de Cicco happened into a late spot where Ruggles was twoing it with Louise Brooks. Arline relieved the tension by going Over to Ruggles' table and chatting with him. She did the same thing the following night at the Clover club. Louise Brooks again was Ruggles' companion, but she disappeared somewhere, leaving the estranged pair alone for almost half an hour." - instance of mention in syndicated film gossip column in Monessen, Pennsylvania newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, November 26, 1936. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks visited Caltech to watch the grinding of the world's largest telescope lens." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Associated Press. "Louise Brooks, Once Star, Now in Films as Dancer." Chicago Tribune, December 11, 1936. (United States) *
--- instance of brief syndicated article in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Lejeune, Napsal C. A. "Reziser reziseru: G. W. Pabst" Kinorevue, ?? 1937. (Czechoslovakia) *
--- Brooks is pictured and mentioned in an article on Pabst

anonymous. "Two ex-Stars in Films Again." Los Angeles Times, April 2, 1937. (United States) *
--- brief story with portrait of Brooks and Evelyn Brent

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, May 17, 1937. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks was seen with Addison Randall at the Brown Derby, in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Odd and Interesting." Los Angeles Times, May 30, 1937. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks was seen with Addison Randall attending a performance of the singer Bruz Fletcher at the Club Bali, in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kester, Marshall. "Miriam Hopkins Opens New Home With Russian and Southern Dinner." Los Angeles Times, May 30, 1937. (United States) *
--- mentions Brooks attending a party with Addison Randall, in column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

author unknown. Real Screen Fun, August, 1937. (United States)

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, October 14, 1937. (United States) *
--- "Travis Banton and Louise Brooks at the Club Bali." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, November 1, 1937. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks and Addison Randall, a twosome at Sardi's." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Fidler, Jimmie. "Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood." Chronicle-Telegram, November 12, 1937. (United States) *
--- "William Le Baron, boss of production at one of the big studios, is the author of a little squib in which he contends that movie stars really have long careers. To illustrate his contention, he points to Jack Mulhall, Agnes Ayres, . . . Louise Brooks and Evelyn Brent. 'All of them are old timers, and all of them are still active in pictures,' he argues. Seems to me he chose poor examples. Not one of those former greats is earning more than the barest of livings today." - instance of mention in syndicated column (McNaught Syndicate) in Elyria, Ohio newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, November 16, 1937. (United States) *
--- "Addison Randall certainly gets around. This time he was with Louise Brooks at Sardi's." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Winchell, Walter. "On Broadway." Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, February 5, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, the dancer and former silent movie sjctress, didn't ask for alimony in her divorce filed (in Wichita, Kansas her hometown) from Deering Davis of Chicago. She wouldn't reveal the name of her third groom either. She will try for a comeback ...." - instance of mention in film gossip column in Rochester, New York newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, February 7, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks and Addison Randall are still pals." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, February 28, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks was on Travis Bantons arm when they went to hear Bruz Fletcher at the Club Bali." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Hopper, Hedda. "Hedda Hopper's Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, March 4, 1938. (United States) *
--- Brooks is mentioned in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, March 21, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Addison Randall and Louise Brooks are becoming a familiar two-some around the late spots." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Bartlett, Maxine. "Sennett's Alumni Will Dine." Los Angeles Times, March 27, 1938. (United States) *
--- notes that Brooks and Addison Randall were seen at the Club Bali - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, April 22, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Jack Randall and Louise Brooks lingered long over their desert at the Brown Derby." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, May 23, 1938. (United States) *
--- "A few minutes after Addison Randall walked into Bruz Fletcher's Club Bali with Louise Stanley, his former girlfriend, Louise Brooks put in an appearance with Howard Shoup but none appeared embarrassed." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Sullivan, Ed. "Looking at Hollywood." Chicago Tribune, June 6, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks and Howard Shoup still at it." - instance of mention in syndicated article in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, June 11, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, under the name of Linda Carter, is essaying a comeback through the Bliss-Hayden Miniature Theater. Her first appearance is in the play, Miracle for Two by Stanley Kaufman and Effie J. Young. Others in the cast include . . . ." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kendall, Read. "Around and About in Hollywood." Los Angeles Times, June 25, 1938. (United States) *
--- "That was Louise Brooks with 'Prince' Mike Romanoff at Slapsie Maxies." - mention in film gossip column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Harrison, Paul. "Paul Harrison in Hollywood." Edwardsville Intelligencer, July 8, 1938. (United States)
--- "Hollywood is like that. Also like this. A 20th-Fox talent scout spotted a girl called Linda Carter in a little theater play and offered her a screen test. It turned out that 'Linda Carter' really is Louise Brooks, who's aiming at a screen comeback under a different name." - instance of syndicated column in Edwardsville, Illinois newspaper

Parsons, Louella. "Hedy Lamarr to Make Lola Montez." San Antonio Light, August 5, 1938. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks who used to get glamour girl publicity about her famous legs, is starting all over again as a leading lady in a western with John Wayne." - instance of mention in syndicated article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

Sampas, Charles G. "Sampascoopies." Lowell Sun, August 19, 1938. (United States)
--- "Whatever did happen anyhow to Louise Brooks? (Or don't you remember her?).... " - mention in film gossip column in Lowell, Massachusetts newspaper

Wright, Basil. "Kdo zabil vampa?" Kinorevue, ?? 1938. (Czechoslovakia) *
--- captioned film still in article about Cinéma vamps

anonymous. "Red-Hot Temperament! Don't Call It Sex Appeal." Screen Guide , January, 1939. (United States)
--- includes a captioned portrait of Brooks

Kendall, Read. "Movie Celebrities Attend Opening of Gilmore Field." Los Angeles Times, May 3, 1939. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks looked comfortable in blue slacks. Harold Lloyd . . . ." - mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Parson, Louella. "Close-Ups and Long-Shots Of the Motion Picture Scene." Washington Post, May 5, 1939. (United States) *
--- "Snapshots of Hollywood collected at random: Lew Brice, Fannie's brother, and Louise Brooks in a ringside seat at Slapsie Maxie's." - mention in instance of syndicated column in Washington D. C. newspaper

Sullivan, Ed. "Looking at Hollywood." Chicago Tribune, June 19, 1939. (United States) *
--- "Lew Brice and Louise Brooks still at it." - instance of mention in syndicated article in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Parson, Louella. "Olivier Signed for Rebecca Role." San Antonio Light, June 23, 1939. (United States) *
--- " . . . that was Louise Brooks dining with Lew Brice and John McClain with Paulette Goddard." - instance of mention in syndicated article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

Parson, Louella. "Olivier Signed for Rebecca Role." San Antonio Light, June 29, 1939. (United States) *
--- ". . . is it a romance between Louise Brooks and Lew Brice? They're helping close the night spots these evenings." - instance of mention in syndicated article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

Sullivan, Ed. "Looking at Hollywood." Chicago Tribune, July 24, 1939. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks and Howard Shoup hand-holding." - instance of mention in syndicated article in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Scott, John L. " 'Oomph' and 'It' Boosts Young Stellar Careers." Los Angeles Times, August 6, 1939. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks as the 'Million Dollar Legs Girl'." - mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

References from the 1940's

Menagh, fred. "Keep Your Heads, Girls." Port Arthur News, May 5, 1940. (United States) *
--- "When I met him he wanted to paint modern magazine cover pictures using girls with bangs — and a Louise Brooks bob. "I tried to point out to him how dated those things were. But all he would say was: 'Well, that's the kind of hair-do I like, and that's how I'm going to paint this picture." - mention in article about artist Henry Clive in Port Arthur, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "$147,000 Swindle Laid to Promoter." Los Angeles Examiner, June 15, 1940. (United States) *
--- mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Two Parolees Held for Trial on $147,000 Fraud Charge." Los Angeles Times, June 15, 1940. (United States) *
--- "Crandall is also accused of obtaining $2000 from Louise Brooks, actress, in the same deal." - mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Ex-Convict Charged With Theft." Los Angeles Examiner, June 19, 1940. (United States) *
--- mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Ex-Convict Held in Swindle Case." Los Angeles Times, June 18, 1940. (United States) *
--- mention in article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "News and Comments of Stage and Screen." Fitchburg Sentine, October 3, 1940. (United States) *
--- write-up in syndicated column in Fitchburg, Massachusetts newspaper

Fidler, Jimmie. "Movieland: It's People and Products." Appleton Post-Cresent, November 21, 1940. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, ex-star, is teaching the rhumba and La Conga in Wichita, Kan." - instance of mention in syndicated column in Appleton, Wisconsin newspaper

Kilgallen, Dorothy. "Tales from Times Square." Lowell Sun, November 12, 1941. (United States) *
--- mention in movie news column - "Former silent screen star, Louise Brooks, is stranded in Wichita, Kan., and s-o-s-ing friends for any kind of a job...." - instance of syndicated article in Coshocton, Ohio newspaper

Bedford, Ethelda. "I'll Never Grow Old - because of Dixie Dugan. I found it most depressing." American Weekly, 1943. (United States)
--- ghost-written confession story; unpublished

Kilgallen, Dorothy. "Tales from Times Square." Lowell Sun, January 29, 1943. (United States) *
--- "Do you know that Louise Brooks, the black-haired silent cinema star, is in town looking unbelievably young and pretty and in the mood to do a show?" - instance of mention in syndicated column

anonymous. "Dorothy Weds Captain." Zanesville Signal, April 7, 1943. (United States) *
--- "[William Ross] Howard, 31, is the former husband of Actress Louise Brooks." - instance of syndicated article about marriage of Dorothy Lamour in Zanesville, Ohio newspaper (note: Brooks was not married to Howard)

anonymous. "Do You Today?." Benton Harbor News-Palladium, August 17, 1945. (United States) *
--- short article about Myra Brooks visit 15 years earlier in Benton Harbor, Michigan newspaper

Kilgallen, Dorothy. "Voice of Broadway." Oleans Times Herald, August 20, 1946. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks was a flapper siren with a long cigarette holder, a geometrically cut Buster Brown bob with bangs, and beautiful, beautiful legs ?." - instance of syndicated column

Winchell, Walter. "Man About Town." Daily Mirror, May 8, 1947. (United States) *
--- "Ex-movie Star Louise Brooks and James Mulcahey, a San Francisco financier, merge any weekend . . . " - instance of mention of Brooks in nationally syndicated column

Driscoll, Charles B. "New York Day by Day." Joplin Globe, February 6, 1948. (United States) *
--- "Thinking out loud: It just occurred to me that it might be interesting to see how the world changed in 20 wild years. So, I looked up some newspapers of 20 years ago. . . . Louise Brooks was a featured young movie star." - instance of mention of Brooks in syndicated column in Joplin, Missouri newspaper

Sampas, Charles G. "Sampascoopies." Lowell Sun, December 15, 1948. (United States)
--- "I can remember Way Back When an actress named Louise Brooks was the Number One favorite of the Square Beaux. . . ." - mention in column in Lowell, Massachusetts newspaper

Pandolfi, Vito. "Wedekind, Berg, Pabst: tre Lulu." Cinéma n. s, November 15, 1949. (Italy)
--- "Pabst apre negli occhi di Louise Brooks dei segni di rivolta che si accendono continuamente."

lulu  For a continuation of this bibliography, please refer to Other Periodical References (part 3) for citations dating from 1950 through 1979. Thank you for your interest.


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