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Mae MurrayThe Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips$
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Michael G. Ankerich

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813136905

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.001.0001

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The Disillusions of a Dream Girl 1916

The Disillusions of a Dream Girl 1916

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(p.47) 6 The Disillusions of a Dream Girl 1916
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Mae Murray
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Michael G. Ankerich

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0006

This chapter focuses on Mae Murray’s arrival in Hollywood and her disappointment in what was still a sleepy little Southern California village. Her first film appearances were equally as disillusioning, particularly her work on To Have and to Hold, directed by George Melford, who had little patience with her. She credited co-star Wallace Reid with getting her through her humiliating experience. In this chapter, Mae marries James Jay O’Brien and meets the man who became her third husband, director Robert Z. Leonard. This chapter explains how Murray became known for her “bee-stung lips” and covers her early successes in such films as A Mormon Maid, The Big Sister, Sweet Kitty Bellairs, and The Dream Girl.

Keywords:   Robert Z. Leonard, James Jay O’Brien, Wallace Reid, George Melford, To Have and to Hold, Bee-stung lips

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