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. They had met when they costarred in 3 Bad Men. 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