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: March 30, 1929
DVD 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
Antonius Block
In watching 'Coquette', you have to cut it some slack for having been made in 1929, when acting was generally hammy and plots were a little thin.… 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.