Silent Cinema: Diary of a Lost Girl

Thu, Oct 13th, 2016

The scandalous silent film, starring Louise Brooks, on the big screen. Featuring a live musical score on the famous Music Box organ by Dennis Scott, Music Box House Organist.


General Admission Tickets – $11
Senior Tickets – $9
Music Box Members – $7

Movies & Showtimes for
Silent Cinema: Diary of a Lost Girl

Thu, Oct 13th
Diary of a Lost Girl


Diary of a Lost Girl

A FILM BY: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
STARRING: Louise Brooks, Josef Rovenský, Fritz Rasp

Thymiane is a beautiful young girl who is not having a storybook life. Her governess, Elizabeth, is thrown out of her home when she is pregnant, only to be later found drown. That same day, her father already has a new governess named Meta. Meinert, downstairs druggist, takes advance of her and gets Thymiane pregnant. When she refuses to marry, her baby is taken from her and she is put into a strict girls reform school. When Count Osdorff is unable to get the family to take her back, he waits for her to escape. She escapes with a friend and the friend goes with the Count while she goes to see her baby. Thymiane finds that her baby is dead, and the Count has put both girls up at a brothel. When her father dies, Thymiane marries the Count and becomes a Countess, but her past and her hatred of Meta will come back to her.

Technical Information

Run Time: 89 mins
Format: 35mm

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60613 773 871 6604