Reading the Stars - Exhibit at The San Francisco Public Library

Thomas Gladsyz of the Louise Brooks Society has curated several literary exhibitions in the SFPL.  I'm proud to have donated some Valentino material for the upcoming exhibition.

Here is Thomas' announcement:

At least one vintage book featuring Louise Brooks will be featured in "Reading the Stars," an exhibit of books, magazines and other vintage reading material published during silent film era which will be on display at the San Francisco Public Library. All of the material - published during the Teens, Twenties, and early Thirties - pertain to the movies.

"Reading the Stars" is part of a small constellation of exhibits and programs titled "Shhhhhhh! Silents in the Library." The exhibits run June 25 through August 28 in the Main branch of the SFPL, on the Fourth Floor and Sixth Floor History Center Exhibit Space.

If you plan on coming to town to attend to the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, don't miss this chance to take a look at these library exhibits. I curated "Reading the Stars," and it is the fourth exhibit in about 12 years which I have helped put on. Additional details to follow. More info at


Retro Hound said…
The library I work in has a Louise Brooks collection in our Special Collections and University Archives area. She's from near here in Kansas.

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