Louise Brooks collection, [ca. 1989-ongoing].


Louise Brooks collection, [ca. 1989-ongoing].

Collection contains clipping file.

1 folder.


SNAC Resource ID: 7495692

Museum of Performance & Design

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Brooks, Louise, 1906-1985

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Mary Louise Brooks (b. Nov. 14, 1906, Cherryvale, KS–d. Aug. 8, 1985, Rochester, NY) was a dancer, actor, flapper, and style icon: she popularized the bobbed haircut. She began dancing in 1922 when she joined the Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts modern dance company in Los Angeles but was fired in 1924. Brooks relocated to New York City and began dancing on Broadway and made screen debut in 1925. The same year she was offered a contract with Paramount and in 1929-1930, starred in sev...