Apparently, it was commonplace 100 years ago: a grown woman playing a small girl. Silent movie star Mary Pickford plays young — or at least younger — in the three films presented in this excellent and aptly titled set. The title "Rags & …
One of the pioneers of the silent film era was Mary Pickford, an actress who not only became internationally famous for …
Anderson. Daddy Long Legs was a best-selling epistolary novel in 1912 and has …
LOS ANGELES — Jurors deciding the fate of Oscars awarded to silent film star Mary Pickford were treated during the trial's opening Wednesday to a taste of Hollywood, complete with props, fancy visuals and a little intrigue. Pickford
You don’t often hear a filmmaker get up after a screening of his or her film and compliment a theater’s seats and interior design as his/her first statement of a Q&A. But that’s exactly what director Catalina Aguilar Mastretta and actor Ben O ...
A new video collection vividly illustrates that there is indeed something about Mary. "Sweetheart: The Films of Mary Pickford" revives five of this legendary actress' best films that demonstrate her astounding versatility. Had "Notting Hill" …
KEENE, New Hampshire: The only copy of a 1911 Mary Pickford movie that marked a turning point in the silent film star’s career is being restored after its discovery by a carpenter in an old New Hampshire barn. The Library of Congress is …
Poor Little Rich Girl Mary Pickford (Image: Courtesy of the TIFF Film Reference Gallery) This week’s pick: Mary Pickford and the Invention of the Movie Star. It all started with a single photograph. Rob Brooks bought his first Mary Pickford
In the summer of 2006, Peter Massie found a piece of cinematic history in a pile of trash in a barn in Nelson he was preparing to tear down. "I was up in the attic, and tucked away over in a corner was some film, film canisters and a …
The only copy of a 1911 film starring Mary Pickford, one of Hollywood's earliest stars, is being restored after its discovery in an old barn. The restoration of the silent movie, titled Their First Misunderstanding, is being funded by the US Library …