The Marie Prevost Project: Nana (1926)

For anyone interested in using these posts for research, please read the notes at the bottom of this post. Thank you. *** Don’t watch Jean Renoir’s Nana (1926) if you’re looking to see Marie Prevost, ’cause she ain’t in it. Marie is supposed to have played Gaga, a character who, …

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 …

The Marie Prevost Project #4: 1918 and 1919

Edit 07/06/2013: For anyone interested in doing their own project or research on Marie Prevost, please read the note at the bottom. Thank you. This post originally appeared at https://www.shebloggedbynight.com/2011/03/marie-prevost-project-4-1918-and-1919.html and a copy can still be found at the Internet Archive here. *** Here we are, languishing in another stretch …

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 …

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 …

Happy Birthday Marie Prevost

Marie Prevost Born November 8, 1898 in Sarnia, Ontario

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 …