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Pickford founded United Artists with Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and DW Griffith Mary Pickford was one of the biggest stars of Hollywood’s silent era, and rose to become one of the most powerful women in America’s film industry. Born plain old ...
Money Week · 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
When Mary Pickford donated her personal collection of films to the Library of Congress in 1946, she did so with the provision that they not be screened publicly. “America’s Sweetheart,” as an exhibitor proclaimed her early in her extraordinary career ...
New York Times · ByDave Kehr · 11/16/2012
(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 · 9/26/2013
Special Valentine’s weekend event will feature guest filmmaker at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sedona AZ (February 4, 2015) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a special Valentine’s Day weekend film screening event: “Mary ...
sedona.biz · 2/4/2015
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
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Mary Pickford Foundation have partnered on a multiyear initiative to promote the legacy of Mary Pickford and the silent-film era. The partnership will include an annual silent-film screening ...
Hollywood Reporter · ByGregg Kilday · 8/15/2012
Poverty Row Entertainment, which is producing the picture, will host a party in its honor at the Toronto Film Festival Poverty Row Entertainment has finalized a title for its upcoming Mary Pickford biopic, “The First,” which highlights the primacy of ...
TheWrap · ByLucas Shaw · 8/23/2012
Within the Hollywood film colony of that period, which was populated with stars like Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks, “Everyone shared,” said Marc Wanamaker, a film history consultant and historian of the Hollywood Heritage …
Jewish Journal · ByEdmon J. Rodman · 8/6/2014
Did it grow naturally with the invention of the film camera? Not quite. The revolution in screen acting is often credited to a single actress of the silent era, one Mary Pickford, one of the most influential figures in film history, and someone you ought ...
CRAVE ONLINE · ByWitney Seibold · 9/15/2011

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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