Coquette (1929)

Coquette is Mary Pickford's first talkie, based on the play by George Abbott and Ann Preston Bridgers. The story was already made famous on the stage by star Helen Hayes. At almost 40 years old and lacking her signature curls, Pickford… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 17, 1993
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Emanuel Levy

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.