Happy Valentines Day, then. Here’s some timeless beauty. There was only one Louise Brooks, 1920s in her dancing prime before she found fame in film. Around this time she apparently had an affair with Charlie Chaplin. How about that for a short-lived Hollywood couple? Via theclutteredclassicattic
Brooks began her entertainment career as a dancer, joining the Denishawn modern dance company in Los Angeles (whose members included founders Ruth St. Denis, and Ted Shawn, as well as a young Martha Graham) in 1922. […]
…followed by an appearance as a featured dancer in the 1925 edition of the Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway. As a result of her work in the Follies, she came to the attention of Paramount Pictures producer Walter Wanger, who signed her to a five-year contract with the studio in 1925.
(aubrey plaza photographed by carter smith (in elle magazine’s the quarterbacks: our favourite 25-somethings, 2011)
“I live for my record albums… My stereo… and nothing else…" (Beep Beep!) via japanese-forms