True. But Brooksie's name was not exactly a household word in
the '20s either. She never had a star-making picture like Clara Bow
did with IT(1927).
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> To be fair, the name Louise Brooks is not exactly a household
> word these days. Her movies aren't in heavy rotation at TCM and
> otherwise doesn't get seen much in today's media although
> fashion mags still show pix of her once in a while. Identifying her
> was probably well worth the $2000 prize they offered...
> By the way Alex gives the answer and you have to form the
> question on Jeopardy
> --- In email@example.com,
> nutsaboutclara <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > Oh brother! Well, that goes to show how stupid people have
> > over the past 20 years or so. Too bad I missed that 'Jeopardy'
> > episode. What was the question that Alex asked?
> > -Dario.
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
> > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > >
> > > Just got done watching the double Jeopardy round and the
> > > was, "Yesterday's Hotties". The $2000 clue was a picture of
> > very
> > > own Brooksie which of course none of the three schmoes
> could answer
> > > but all of us would have gotten before Trebek starting
> speaking the
> > > clue.
> > >
> > > Marc