Article "On Location with Billy Wellman" appeared in "London"
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[on shooting Pandora's Box
(1929)] Kortner [co-star Fritz Kortner
] hated me. After each scene with me, he would pound off the set and go to his dressing room. [Director Georg Wilhelm Pabst
] himself, wearing his most private smile, would go there to coax him back for the next scene... One sequence gave Kortner an opportunity to shake me with such violence that he left ten black-and-blue ...
Was the inspiration for the stage play "Show Girl", which, in turn, inspired the comic strip "Dixie Dugan". She was also the inspiration for Italian cartoonist Guido Crepax
's comic strip/graphic novel "Valentina". Brooks and Crepax became pen pals as a result.