Coquette
Coquette (1929)

Mary Pickford's first role in a talkie won an Oscar for her performance as a wealthy flapper from the South. Norma Besant (Pickford) has fallen in love with a man (Johnny Mac Brown) much less than her equal in economic class, and her… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 17, 1993
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Emanuel Levy
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Vet silent actress Mary Pickford won her first and Only Best Actress Oscar for this melodrama, done better on stage with Helen Hayes.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
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The film is very stagy, the characters don't move around a lot, there is little editing within the scene, and the actors overact.

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Nick Davis
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I guess 1929 audiences knew a stinker when they saw one coming. There is very little to criticize in Coquette, because there is so little in it, period.

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jay nixon
Terrible, overwrought early talkie with a head scratcher of an Oscar winning performance from Mary Pickford. She's at least a decade and a half too old for… More
Cindy I
Interesting early talkie starring silent screen star "Little Mary" Pickford. She plays a Southern Belle type who loves a man her father hates and has… More
John Ballantine
I finally see the great Canadian Pickford on the big screen. Not bad but not particularly memorable either.