Marie Prevost is in many ways an example of the tragedy wrought by the advent of sound motion picture production. The Ontario-born beauty was as big a star as any in silent cinema films from 1924-1928. Yet her weight and thick New England accent both presented problems when she spoke in sound movie roles. Prevost was talented enough to carry many of the films she starred in during the silent era. Dark haired and blue eyed, her vibrant personality had great appeal to movie audiences. By 1933 her star was definitely declining. My e-book looks at Marie Prevost's career via anecdotes, marriages, movie descriptions and reviews, and the depressing side, her alcoholism and death.