"Pandora's Box", subtitled "It's a Long, Long, Way" for the US release, was the second single released by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark from the album "Sugar Tax". The song was inspired by silent film actress Louise Brooks and is named after one of the films she starred in.
Filmed in Germany she starred in "Pandora's Box", directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst in his New Objectivity period. The film is based on two plays by Frank Wedekind (Erdgeist and Die Büchse der Pandora) and Brooks plays the central figure Lulu. .