Poor Marie Prevost.
Reduced to a misspelled title of a late '70s pop song.
Remembered primarily for her gruesome death, most histories of silent film ignore her. But for a time in the 1920s, Prevost was a big box-office draw, a good comedienne whose looks epitomized jazz-age babies and eventually led to her demise.
One of the many incorrect stories about Prevost is that she was a Brooklyn-b…
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