Louise Brooks (1906-1985) American dancer and actress in silent movies and talkies of the 1920s & 30s, an icon of the flapper era, who popularized ‘the bob’ haircut

Louise Brooks (November 1906 – August American dancer and film actress noted as a iconic symbol of the flapper, and for popularizing the bobbed haircut.

Louise Brooks, she's on the NYRB cover of Adolfo Bioy Casares' 'The Invention of Morel'

"The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.

Louise Brooks                                                       …

Louise Brooks circa American actress Louise Brooks - lounging on a large leather armchair. (Photo by Eugene Robert Richee)

Louise Brooks: the girl with the first "it" hairstyle

Louise Brooks American dancer and actress in silent movies and talkies of the & an icon of the flapper era, who popularized ‘the bob’ haircut. portrait at age 20 by Edward Thayer Monroe

Louise Brooks.

Louise Brooks (November 1906 – August born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut.

Antoine, a Cut Above the Rest | I Want to be a Pin Up

Antoine, a Cut Above the Rest

1928 — Louise Brooks – wearing a long pearl necklace. — Photo by Eugene Robert Richee © Sunset Boulevard/Corbis

Candid shot of Louise Brooks.  I like her even better relaxed and not artificially posed.

Louise Brooks, I'm kind of surprised at this dress. But that's young Louise Brooks so.

"There was an actress she'd seen named Louise Brookes who had a haircut that Isabelle had copied." (Selznick 203)

Louise Brooks : American dancer, model, showgirl and Actress in silent film. She also made the bob haircut popular.

Los accesorios se convirtieron en una parte muy importante del vestir. Por lo general consistía en piezas de joyas de Art Deco, con muchas capas de collares de perlas. Foto: Louise Brooks Women’s Jewelry - http://amzn.to/2j8unq8

Louise Brooks (November 1906 – August born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut.

Louise Brooks- made this the flawless bob famous. No one wears it better ;)

The "Louise Brooks bob" was actually named for the actress in 1927 and was the defining haircut of the "flapper era." It was and remains much copied to this very day.

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