San Francisco Public Library

Diary of a Lost Girl: From Book to Film

1:00 - 3:30

Main Library

Koret Auditorium - Lower Level

100 Larkin St.

The celebrated 1929 Louise Brooks film, Diary of a Lost Girl, is based on a controversial and bestselling book first published in Germany in 1905. Though little known today, it was a literary sensation at the beginning of the 20th century. Thomas Gladysz, Director of the Louise Brooks Society and the editor of a new edition of The Diary of a Lost Girl, will discuss the book's remarkable history and relationship to the acclaimed film. A booksigning and Q & A will follow a screening of the feature film.


Contact: Gretchen Good, Art Music and Recreation

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