I didn’t know much about her. What drew me to the clip was the astonishing quality of the restoration, which is simply magnificent and maybe the best I have ever seen.
Here is Louise Brooks in Pandora’s Box (1929), looking like it was shot yesterday:
Out of all of the Silent Era glamour queens, she is, to me, the only one who looks absolutely modern in every way. And there is no question she comes off that way.
Here’s a nice 20 minute documentary on the life of Louise Brooks if you want to know more: