3 Bad Men with George O'Brien


In 1926 Olive starred in the 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. Olive and George started dating while working together on this movie. During filming in the California desert Olive nearly died when she contracted paratyphoid. She was sent home for several weeks to recover. Olive's performance in 3 Bad Men got positive reviews and she later said it was her favorite film. You can watch some scenes here ...



Olive and George O'Brien