Re: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Lulu in Chicago...
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> 2011 Silent Summer Film Festival
> For six consecutive Fridays from July 22 to Aug. 26, the Silent Film
> Society of Chicago presents the 2011 Silent Summer Film Festival at the
> Portage Theater. This year's event features the talents of some of the most
> talented actresses of the silent film era. If you enjoy drama, romance,
> suspense and comedy, then the 2011 Silent Summer Film Festival is the place
> to be.�
> A Girl in Every Port
> July 22, 2011 at 8 p.m.
> Louise Brooks plays an attractive French gold digger in this comedy from
> 1928 directed by Howard Hawks. Two sailor pals, Salami and Spike, have
> traveled the world in search of women, adventure and more women. When Spike
> falls for Marie (Brooks) and proposes marriage, the pals' friendship becomes
> strained. Salami tries to convince Spike that Marie is just another notch on
> the bedpost, and the hijinx ensues.�It was because of this film that Brooks
> was later chosen for her famous role as Lulu in "Pandora's Box" where she
> would make cinema history. Organ accompaniment by Jay Warren. Pre-show music
> provided by Renee Baker and The Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.