Profiles in History Hollywood Auction 83

Profiles in History have teamed up with Invaluable for Auction 83, an enormous, three-day event that opens tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. and includes items that date back to the silent era.

The Gone Too Soon Blogathon: Marie Prevost

Edit 07/06/2013: For anyone interested in doing their own project on Marie Prevost, please make sure to read the note at the bottom of the page. Thank you. This post originally appeared at https://www.shebloggedbynight.com/2012/03/gone-too-soon-blogathon-marie-prevost.html and a copy can be found on the Internet Archive here. *** Almost exactly one year …

Marie Prevost Project Addendum

Long story short, I removed some pictures from Marie Prevost Project #4 and added some new material. I’m reproducing the most interesting items here so you don’t have to go back and re-read something that is 3 days old, since 3 days equals 17 years in Internet time. First, I …

Marie Prevost Project: Marie In The News

Edit 07/06/2013: For anyone interested in doing their own project on Marie Prevost, please read the note at the bottom of this post. Thank you. This post originally appeared at https://www.shebloggedbynight.com/2011/03/marie-prevost-project-marie-in-news.html and a copy can be found at the Internet Archive here. *** Note: As of 2013 some of the …

Marie Prevost Project #3: "His Hidden Purpose" (1918)

We’re still in the midst of the Marie Prevost Project, and we’ve jumped all the way from Marie’s 1916 short “A Scoundrel’s Toll” to one made two years later, “His Hidden Purpose.” It’s evident from Marie’s role in the film that, by 1918, she was a Sennett star. Many Sennett …

The IMDb: Now Slightly More Accurate!

In celebration of the IMDb finally correcting their entry for “The Locked Door” (1929) and removing Marie Prevost as a cast member, here are two promos from the film I forgot to post nearly 2 years ago: I was told that the person who added Marie to the cast list …

Marie Prevost Project #2: A Scoundrel’s Toll (1916) and others

For anyone interested in using these posts as research, please read the note at the bottom of the page. Thank you. *** Note: The pictures that originally came with this post were lost in a server move. They will be eventually restored. Thanks! *** We just visited “Those Bitter Sweets,” …

Marie Prevost Project #1: Those Bitter Sweets (1915)

For anyone interested in using these posts for research, please read the note at the bottom of the page. Thank you. This post originally appeared at https://www.shebloggedbynight.com/2010/11/marie-prevost-project-1-those-bitter.html and a copy can still be found at the Internet Archive here. *** Sharp-eyed readers will note that this is titled Marie Prevost …

Marie Prevost Project: Party Girl (1930)

“Party Girl” is a 1930 social drama slash exploitation flick that was written, directed, and produced by Victor Halperin. It’s available on about a million public domain disks, even in the UK where it was banned until 2003. The film was notable as being the movie that spent the longest …

Marie Prevost Project: The Racket (1928)

This post contains spoilers for “The Racket” (1928), so if you want to wait until you see the movie for yourself, don’t read any further! Marie Prevost and Bette Davis are the objects of my two current movie projects, but unfortunately I’ve learned a tough lesson while trying to watch …