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692Re: Mary Pickford to be featured in episode of PBS's American Experience series

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  • nutsaboutclara
    Apr 1, 2005
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      I think that DVD on Brooksie's life is already on sale through Movies
      Unlimited or DVD Planet. They might have it.


      --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, olive_e_thomas
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, nutsaboutclara
      > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > You're right, Olive. Everything in Canada is done backwards!
      > > eh, to you Canadian Brooksie fans outthere, eh!) By the way,
      > > what do you think of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE doing a bio on Louise?
      > > Wouldn't that be something?
      > >
      > > -Dario.
      > >
      > From a historical standpoint Louise Brooks didn't really have much
      of an impact -
      > certainly not like Mary Pickford or Chaplin. Brooks was an up and
      coming starlet in
      > her day that got shot down by circumstances just as she should've
      been crossing
      > over into the 'big time'. Even her greatest film 'Pandora's Box'
      was largely ignored
      > (and heavily censored) from the time it came out till the 1950s.
      > Anyway TCM did a Louise Brooks bio a few years back - that if
      anyone can put on
      > a DVD and send me, I'll make a similar DVD of my Louise Brooks
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