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That’s the theme of film historian Cari Beauchamp’s new book. In it she traces the paths of stars such as Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson and Cecil B. DeMille. She also highlights the lesser sung heroes of …
89.3 KPCC · 6/18/2015
The only copy of a historic Mary Pickford movie from 1911 has been discovered by a carpenter in an old New Hampshire barn. The silent film, called 'Their First Misunderstanding' marks a watershed period in cinematic history and also in the life of the ...
Daily Mail · 9/24/2013
On this day in 1911, one of the most popular stars of early Hollywood, Mary Pickford, marries fellow actor Owen Moore (1886-1939). Known as “America’s Sweetheart,” Mary Pickford was the first true movie star. Before Pickford, movie studios avoided ...
History · 6/26/2015
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Mary Pickford, Enrico Caruso, Evelyn Nesbit (the Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Timberlake and GiGi Haddad of their day) among the glitterati who frequented the recently renovated hotel and bar, where, legend has it, the …
CNBC · 6/25/2015
Silent film audiences adored Mary Pickford and the plucky, youthful heroines she brought to life in “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm” (1917), “Pollyanna” (1920) and scores of other films that made her a star. But in the early 1920s, “America’s ...
Los Angeles Times · BySusan King · 11/2/2014
In the mood for some good old-fashioned melodrama, with snapping alligators, quicksand, and the kind of villains you can’t help but boo and hiss? Then be sure to head to the Heights Theater on Sunday, June 14, at 7:30 pm, when the theater will screen ...
Twin Cities Daily Planet · 6/10/2015
“WE big Irish all knew each other and we all stuck together,” is how Mary Pickford once recalled her days in the early decades of Hollywood. She recounted this in an interview for American television given in 1965, part of a profile designed to remind ...
The Irish Post · 5/29/2014
(CBS News) NEW YORK -- A giant of the silent film era, Mary Pickford made more than 200 movies, but the 1911 film "Their First Misunderstanding" was thought to have been lost long ago. "We have a list of all of Mary Pickford's films, but this was among …
CBS News · 9/24/2013
In 1916 Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million-dollar contract. – In 1916 World War I: the Battle of the Somme begins with a week-long artillery bombardment on the German Line. – In 1918 …
GOOD4UTAH · 6/24/2015
For more than a month, film historian and writer Christel Schmidt has been touring the country promoting her new book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. Co-published by the University Press of Kentucky and the Library of Congress, this exceptional new ...
The Huffington Post · ByThomas Gladysz · 1/30/2013

Mary Pickford

Actress
Mary Pickford was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founder…
Mary Pickford was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Known as "America's Sweetheart", "Little Mary" and the "girl with the curls", she was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the development of film acting.
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