‘You didn’t really direct Mary. She was a very sure person in her own category’ – Howard Hawks This is a guest post for Silent London to mark International ... extraordinary pioneers – including Mary Pickford. Pickford was certainly a …
3. Marguerite Clark Marguerite Clark was set up as a rival to Mary Pickford. Certainly, the acted in similar films. However, Clark’s appeal is very different and she should not be written off as a copycat. While Pickford excelled at playing wild …
“WE big Irish all knew each other and we all stuck together,” is how Mary Pickford once recalled her days in the early decades of Hollywood. She recounted this in an interview for American television given in 1965, part of a profile …
Dominick Fairbanks, the great grandson of Hollywood legend, Douglas Fairbanks, has joined the upcoming Mary Pickford film “The First,” as a co-producer Dominick Fairbanks, the great grandson of Hollywood legend, Douglas Fairbanks, has …
From its construction as a flagship for the fledgling film studio founded by silent film stars including Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin, to its days as home to eccentric preacher Dr. Gene Scott, who was immortalized in Werner Herzog’s …
Mary Pickford is one of the seminal figures in American cinema. Director D.W. Griffith was so taken by her screen test he offered her a salary of $10 a day — a figure unheard of a century ago. As the Silent Era moved into full swing, …
As for the many rumors surrounding the drink's name, Mary Queen of Scots, the actress Mary Pickford, and a lovelorn young woman named Mary who used to nurse these tall, red cocktails at Harry's Bar, are just some of the tall tales …
These days, women with multimillion-dollar film contracts aren't unheard of (though they’re still not as common as men with seven-figure paychecks). Sandra Bullock made $20 million upfront for Gravity, and another $50 million or so for her …
Curiously, some of the graves are in a restricted section, among them Hollywood elite such as Humphrey Bogart, Nat King Cole and Mary Pickford, but most are …
Anita Watson will portray Mary Pickford, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, September 7, at 6:30 pm. Mary Pickford was America’s Sweetheart. Pickford was an actress on the stage and in film, a writer, a …