½ out of four) is a fictionalized account of the real friendship between silent film actress Mary Pickford and screenwriter Frances Marion. In the era of #MeToo, Girls could not be more timely — or troubling — about the treatment of women …
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YAKIMA, Wash. -- It’s been a century since Mary Pickford really became a star with “Poor Little Rich Girl” and “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,” and I still haven’t seen any of her movies. I know her primarily as the curly-headed beauty from …
Google 's latest Google Doodle celebrates what would be Canadian-American actress, director and producer Mary Pickford's 125th birthday. The search engine's homepage features art depicting Pickford, known as "Queen of the …
"The Girls in the Picture: a Novel" (Delacorte Press), by Melanie Benjamin Author Melanie Benjamin proves she's a master at blending imagination with historical facts in "The Girls in the Picture: a Novel." When Frances Marion arrives in …
When Charlie Chaplin received his long overdue honorary Oscar in 1971. Mary Pickford, then 83, decided she deserved one too. Hints were dropped. Four years later, in a ceremony broadcast from her house, millions of viewers, for whom …
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Torontonian Mary Pickford, the biggest star of the 1920s, won the second Best Actress award in Oscar history (the first award for an actress in a talkie) for the 1929 film, Coquette. Pickford retired from acting in 1933, but she would later …
Long before she was honored with a Google Doodle, Mary Pickford was arguably the most famous performer from the early days of Hollywood – she was not the first movie actress, but it could be said that she was the first movie star. The …
“The First,” a long-gestating biopic about beloved screen star Mary Pickford, has added a new executive producer to its growing ranks. Ajay Dhebar of IMC Group Media, in association with IMC Holdings and IMC Entertainment, has been …