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 & …
The handful of students on the island are using Skype and online homework to keep up with their classes at Pickford Public Schools ... sits about 15 miles south of …
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 …
In his recent article about Oscar campaigning [''75 Years of Bribes, Lies and Overkill,'' March 9], Damien Bona writes that Mary Pickford never played an adult role before her talkie debut in ''Coquette'' (1929). This is an increasingly dog-eared …
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
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Mary Pickford is one of the most important figures in film history. The silent film star was the world’s first silver screen celebrity. She was a founding member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the United Artists …
She was ''America's sweetheart,'' all right, but under those golden curls Mary Pickford, often cast as the tragic waif, had one of the hardest heads in Hollywood. ''By 1914 or 1915, she was pulling the strings, making the rules,'' said Elaina …