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 …
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 …
YAKIMA, Wash. -- It’s been a century since Mary Pickford really became a star with “Poor Little Rich Girl” and “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,” and I still haven’t seen any of her movies. I know her primarily as the curly-headed beauty from …
“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, …
There’s a lot of Hollywood royalty in this story: “American Horror Story” star Lily Rabe, known to New Yorkers as the …
Released in 2008 to critical acclaim, the film traces Mary Pickford’s remarkable life, exploring how her career as a film star-cum-producer marked her out as one of cinema’s earliest pioneers. Restored audio recordings allow Pickford to …
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 …
N.C. If you go: Bibliophilia Storytelling Festival, Theater Schmeater, April 19-21 ($12-15 tickets/$60 series pass) Silent Movie Mondays: Mary Pickford in ‘Little Annie …