Who is Mary Pickford?

  • (noun): United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979).
    Synonyms: Pickford, Gladys Smith

Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a Canadian 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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John Mantley - Career
... While there he exchanged long letters with his second cousin Mary Pickford, from which later evolved his first novel, The 27th Day ... in the film industry." He had planned to work for Mary Pickford following graduation from Pasadena Playhouse, but she sold both her production companies when it appeared there was no future for the motion picture ... At Mary Pickford's urging, he then wrote The Snow Birch, which was produced by 20th Century Fox as Woman Obsessed starring Susan Hayward ...
A Kiss From Mary Pickford
... A Kiss From Mary Pickford (Russian Поцелуй Мэри Пикфорд - Potseluy Meri Pikford) (1927) is a comedy film made in the Soviet Union, directed by ... Ilyinsky, is mostly known today because of a cameo by the popular film couple Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks ...
List Of American Films Of 1917 - A-Z
... Vignola Jack Pickford The Gulf Between Grace Darmond Her Right to Live Paul Scardon Peggy Hyland, Antonio Moreno Drama His Wedding Night 'Fatty' Arbuckle ... DeMille Mary Pickford The Little Princess Marshall Neilan Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry and ZaSu Pitts Lonesome Luke, Lawyer Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Lonesome Luke, Mechanic ... The Poor Little Rich Girl Maurice Tourneur Mary Pickford Rainbow Island Harold Lloyd Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Marshall Neilan Mary Pickford A Reckless Romeo 'Fatty ...
Sid Grauman - Biography - Los Angeles
... Two versions of the story have been published one has Mary Pickford as the actress who stepped in the wet cement on her way to see Sid Grauman's new building, and the other credits Norma Talmadge with ... His business partners in the venture were Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Howard Schenck ... son meant the Graumans knew people like Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford, as the stars had performed at one of the Grauman theaters when they were on their way up ...
Mary Pickford - Legacy
... The Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study at 1313 Vine Street in Hollywood, constructed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, opened in 1948 as a radio and television studio facility ... The Mary Pickford Theater at the Library of Congress is named in her honor ... Mary Pickford Auditorium at Claremont McKenna College is named in her honor ...

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