3 Bad Men (1926)


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In 1926 Olive starred in the silent western 3 Bad Men. 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. 3 Bad Men was directed by John Ford. In one scene Olive appears semi-nude while bathing in a barrel. During filming in the California desert she nearly died when she contracted paratyphoid. She also started dating her costar George O'Brien. 3 Bad Men is considered to be one of John Ford's greatest silent epics. Olive's performance got positive reviews and she later said it was her favorite film.

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