Sunday, February 11, 2018

Fig Leaves with George O'Brien


In 1926 Olive starred in the silent comedy Fig Leaves. She plays Eve, an unhappy housewife who becomes a model. Her real life boyfriend George O'Brien played her husband Adam. The cast includes Phyllis Haver and Andre de Berenger. Fig Leaves was directed by Howard Hawks and the costumes were designed by Gilbert Adrian. The original movie had a fashion show filmed in Technicolor but this scene has been lost. Fig Leaves was a big success and Olive got rave reviews for her performance. You can watch the entire film here ...





Olive with George O'Brien

                                                                           
Olive with Phyllis Haver                                                                                         



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