Fig Leaves (1926)


Olive Borden Fig Leaves

In 1926 Olive starred in the silent comedy Fig Leaves. She plays Eve, an unhappy housewife who becomes a model. Her real life boyfriend George O'Brien played her husband Adam. The cast includes Phyllis Haver and Andre de Berenger. Fig Leaves was written and directed by Howard Hawks. Olive's costumes, designed by Gilbert Adrian, cost more than fifty thousand dollars. The original movie had a fashion show filmed in Technicolor but this scene has been lost. Fig Leaves was a major box office hit and Olive got rave reviews for her performance.

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