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 …
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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 …
There’s a lot of Hollywood royalty in this story: “American Horror Story” star Lily Rabe, known to New Yorkers as the …
“The Mary Pickford persona is that of a very smart, very powerful woman, often resented for holding a powerful position usually reserved for men, certainly a problem that Hillary Clinton has had to deal with,” Aaron said. On the other hand, …
Los Angeles police arrested three conspirators in a plot to kidnap motion picture star Mary Pickford. The actress was to be held for ransom, and other notable people such as Buster Keaton also were being considered for kidnapping. 100 …
Library of Congress, Mary Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. SE; Fri., 8 …
Its use then dropped, except for a slight uptick in the early 1920s associated with Irish-born silent film star Owen Moore (1886-1939), first husband of Mary …
The key is resilience, because as Mary Pickford said, “This thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” LKS: You talk about movements creating a sense of hope. What gives you hope these days? JD: All the stories …