Louise Brooks – photos and quotes

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“There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.” – Louise Brooks Interpretive dancer/instructor Ruth St. Denis leads the Denishawn dancers through a routine. Among her pupils are Louise Brooks (standing left of center) and Martha Graham, kneeling below left of Brooks). Ted Shawn, […]

Mary Nolan Imogene Wilson

Mary Nolan – Imogene Wilson – photos & quotes

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“My past is as dead as my old name [Imogene Wilson]. I am making a fresh start, and I’m going to stage such a comeback as ‘Mary Nolan’ that nobody will remember anything but that.” – Mary Nolan in 1927. Mary Nolan, aka Imogene “Bubbles” Wilson, (1902-1948) was one of Hollywood’s most troubled film players […]