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 Actress||Mary Pickford||Won|
Adrienne Kroell: The Selig CoquetteBy Janelle Vreeland on Jun 23, 2013 From Curtains
Adrienne Kroell was dubbed one of the most beautiful women in filmdom, and had a beauty contest trophy to support it. At one point, she was named the most engaged girl in all of Chicago, as she was receiving proposals on nearly a daily basis. Unfortunately, in just a matter of years, Selig’s c... Read full article
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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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.
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.
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