Coquette Overview:

Coquette (1929) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Sam Taylor and produced by Mary Pickford and Sam Taylor.

Academy Awards 1928/29 --- Ceremony Number 2 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActressMary PickfordWon

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Coquette (1929)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Directed and produced by Sam Taylor, Coquette (1929): A Drama of the American South stars Mary Pickford in her first ever talking picture. Pickford plays Norma Besant, a "silly little coquette", as she calls herself, who enjoys being the toast of the town. She's the beloved daughter of Dr. John Besa... Read full article

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The play originally opened in New York on 8 November 1927 at Maxine Elliott's Theatre, with Helen Hayes in the title role and ran for 366 performances.
Mary Pickford's longtime cameraman Charles Rosher was the original cinematographer, but "creative differences" resulted in his being let go and replaced by Karl Struss.
Mary Pickford's first sound film.
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