3 Bad Men (1926)

Olive Borden

In 1926 Olive starred in the silent western 3 Bad Men. It was directed by John Ford. She plays Lee Carleton, a young woman who gets rescued by three outlaws after her father is killed. The cast includes Tom Santschi, J. Farrell MacDonald, Frank Campeau, and George O'Brien. During filming in the California desert Olive nearly died when she contracted paratyphoid. She also started dating George O'Brien. 3 Bad Men is considered to be one of the greatest silent epics. Olive's performance got positive reviews and she later said it was her favorite film.



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