MARIE PREVOST Cont'd-when at Universal (1921), became a favorite of director Ernst Lubitch & made 3 films with him (1924-1925). Let go by Universal, she joined Warner Bros. but her popularity waned. She started drinking & becoming overweight after her mother's death & her divorce. She died of acute alcoholism at age 38. Her death prompted the Hollywood community to create the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital. (see other pins)
Pola Negri ended up becoming one of the most popular Hollywood actresses of the era, and certainly the richest woman of the film industry at the time, living in a mansion in Los Angeles modeled after the White House. While in Hollywood, she started several ladies' fashion trends, some of which are still fashion staples today, including red painted toenails, fur boots, and turbans.