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.

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Louise Brooks - Beggars of Life Somebody please rescue this film, restore it, and put it out on Blu Ray

The ever lovely Louise Brooks.  c. 1920s

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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Louise Brooks is one of those few people that looks good in anything she wears. My hairstyle (originally I thought it came from John Fogerty) likely comes from her.

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Louise Brooks, born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut.

Louise Brooks, an American dancer and actress (noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut); best known as the lead in three feature films made in Europe, including two G. W. Pabst films: Pandora's Box (1929), Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930).

Louise Brooks Reading Smart Set ~ Aug 1928 edition ~ Magazine Art by Henry Clive ~ Photograph by Preston Duncan