Coquette. Tragedy/romance. Written by George Abbott
and Ann Preston
. Directed by George Abbott. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 8 Nov 1927- Sep 1928 (closing date unknown/366 performances). Cast: Frederick Burton, Elliot Cabot, Frank Dae
(as "Ed Forsythe"), Helen Hayes
(as "Norma Besant"), Andrew Lawlor Jr., Una Merkel
(as "Betty Lee...
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[on the studio system] ... of course, studios have changed. It used to be that Metro was the studio to be at. Now all of them are more standardized, I guess. It's more of a business.
D. W. Griffith had Merkel take a test to play Mary Todd in his version of "Abraham Lincoln," and United Artists signed her to a one year contract. However, when she arrived to start shooting, he decided that he now wanted her to play Ann Rutledge. Kay Hammond ultimately played the First Lady.