LOUISE BROOKS IN BED FOR LOVE ‘EM AND LEAVE ‘EM (1926)

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Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Evelyn Brent, Lawrence Gray, Louise Brooks, Osgood Perkins, dir: Frank Tuttle; Paramount. Brooks plays a shoe sales clerk who vamps her way into the heart of her older sister’s boyfriend played by Lawrence Gray. Sweet older sister Evelyn Brent pledges to care for her younger sister, who turns out to be a jazz-age flapper and home-wrecker. The film was made fresh off the success of the Broadway show of the same name, which played 156 performances play running through June. Louise would not remain a second lead for long, soon after starting in Feb. of 1926, written by George Abbott and John V. A. Weaver. Photo is coded 1037-4. Minor corner creases. 1936 stamped on verso. ABOUT FINE.

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