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Prissy men work behind the scenes of a fashion show in Fig Leaves (1926)

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Fig Leaves

George O'Brien and Olive Borden in Fig Leaves

Olive Borden and George O’Brien as Adam and Eve, and in a flash forward Adam and Eve Smith in Fig Leaves (1926).

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Olive Borden and George O’Brien as Adam and Eve Smith in an autographed publicity still for Fig Leaves (1926).  They went on to work with John Ford on one of his silent westerns, Three Bad Men.

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Olive Borden as Eve Smith takes part in a fashion show in Fig Leaves (1926).

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Olive Borden is one of the models wearing contemporary fashions in a scene from Fig Leaves (1926).

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Olive Borden in Fig Leaves (1926).  Variety said “the lingerie models come within an ace of having the sex kick of a nightclub show.”

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Adam and Eve Smith in their twin beds in Fig Leaves (1926).  Adam seems in the mood but Eve doesn’t.

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Olive Borden and George O'Brien in Fig Leaves

Olive Borden lights George O’Brien’s pipe in Fig Leaves (1926) starting a trend for Howard Hawks in which countless Hawks characters shared a smoke and lit each other.

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George O’Brien in a publicity still for Fig Leaves (1926).  This is George’s first of two silent films he made with Howard Hawks.  He went on to star in Paid to Love (1927).

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Fig Leaves is Howard Hawks’ second film.

Fig Leaves premiered Aug 22, 1926