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Re: Lulu at Lileks

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  • nutsaboutclara
    Maybe the menorrah gave Adolph & Co. those crazzy ideas, Olive! Who knows! -Dario.
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 28, 2009
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      Maybe the menorrah gave Adolph & Co. those "crazzy" ideas, Olive! Who knows!

      -Dario.


      --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, olive_e_thomas <no_reply@...> wrote:
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      > Today's bleat features commentary on Pandora's Box
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      > http://lileks.com/bleat/?p=1718
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      > Standards of beauty change, though - the heroine of Metropolis seems plain by current glamour standards:
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      > http://lileks.com/bleat/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/met2.jpg
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      > At the same time, though, in the same country, they had the startlingly modern Louise Brooks, who I suspect would be catnip in any era:
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      > http://lileks.com/bleat/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/louise1.jpg
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      > http://lileks.com/bleat/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/louise2.jpg
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      > I can't think of anyone from the silent era who seems so alive, even over the distance of  eight decades. (Yes, that's a menorah behind Miss Brooks. It's from "Pandora's Box." She's a woman of loose morals, and perhaps the menorah is intended to tell us why. Oh those crrrazy Germans.)
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    • das_imperator
      They d gone off the deep end of the gene pool long before that...
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 30, 2009
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        They'd gone off the deep end of the gene pool long before that...
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