This page presents an annotated, worldwide bibliography of reviews, articles and other published material related to the 1931 film Windy Riley Goes Hollywood. This American film includes Louise Brooks in the role of Betty Grey. Around the world, this film was exhibited or written about under other titles including Windy Rileyová jde Hollywood (Czechoslovakia); and The Gas Bag (England).
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 September 2005.
Windy Riley Goes Hollywood
anonymous. "Riley Comic Strip Short Rather Dull." Hollywood Reporter, January 22, 1931. (United States) *
anonymous. Film Daily, April 5, 1931. (United States)
anonymous. "Shorts." Motion Picture Herald, April 11, 1931. (United States) *
anonymous. "What Press Agents Say About Coming Events." Toronto Star, May 16, 1931. (Canada) *
Klepper, Robert. "Windy Riley Goes Hollywood." Classic Images, ?? 1999. (United States)
Zimmer, Mark. "Diary of a Lost Girl." digitally Obsessed.com, November 13, 2001.
anonymous. "New on Video." USA Today, November 30, 2001.
Bennett, Carl. "Diary of a Lost Girl." Silent Era, 2001. (United States) *
Major, Wade. "Diary of a Lost Girl." Boxoffice Magazine , 2001. (United States) *
Bradley, Edwin M. The First Hollywood Sound Shorts. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2005. *