Nowadays, it’s easy to look at our celebrity-obsessed culture and wistfully pine for a simpler time when we didn’t live and die by Taylor Swift’s tweets or Kanye’s most recent temper tantrum. Truth is, that time probably never existed. Since the ...
Paste Magazine · 5/13/2015
Ticketmaster, 426-1110. Silent Film Series: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Mary Pickford stars as Jeanne in this 1921 comedy/drama. Free. 384-4076. Gov’t Mule: 8 p.m.
Idaho Statesman · ByMichelle Jenkins · 6/28/2015
Pickford went from Canada to New York to Hollywood while starring in films and helping found the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. View Enlarged Image Mary Pickford was a dirt-poor theater actress of 17 when she made her silent-film debut in …
Investors Business Daily · ByScott S. Smith · 2/22/2013
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Mary Pickford bobbed her hair on June 21, 1928. It made news worldwide. For she was "America's Sweetheart," and those signature golden curls symbolized an earlier, more innocent age when Pickford reigned as the most famous movie star in the world.
Chicago Tribune · ByBill Daley · 2/24/2013
Silent movie star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (1883–39) teamed up with his wife, Mary Pickford; Charlie Chaplin; and D.W. Griffith to launch United Artists in 1919. Silent-film star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. was born on May 23, 1883, in Denver, Colorado.
Bio True Story · 6/23/2014
Among them were D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and a curly-haired silent film star named Mary Pickford. The Canadian-American actress, whose career spanned decades, from silent films to the talkies, went on to achieve a kind of global ...
Cinema Blend · ByKelly West · 5/3/2012
In 2012, while Vaughn was in England, he came across a story about Poverty Row Entertainment doing a film called “The First,” based on Rogers’ late wife, actress Mary Pickford. “I was literally pacing up and down (thinking) ‘I got to find these ...
Aiken Standard · 6/13/2015
KEENE, N.H.—Carpenter Peter Massie has come across some interesting finds over the years—antique bottles, old newspapers stuffed in walls. But his biggest discovery of all is the only known copy of a 1911 Mary Pickford movie that marked a turning …
Denver Post · ByHolly Ramer · 9/24/2013
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Mary Pickford Foundation on Tuesday announced a multi-year partnership to promote the legacy of the silent screen superstar Mary Pickford and the silent era. The partnership includes an annual …
Los Angeles Times · BySusan King · 8/14/2012
"Sparrows," a 1926 silent classic about a young lady (Mary Pickford) helping oppressed orphans will be shown on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Goldsmith Family Cinema at Wesleyan University, 301 Washington Terrace in Middletown. Ben Model will provide …
Hartford Courant · 4/29/2013

Mary Pickford

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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