Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979)
Known as “America’s Sweetheart,” Gladys Louise Smith (known as Mary Pickford) was actually Canadian (born in Toronto). 186 more words
Known as “America’s Sweetheart” during the silent film era, Mary Pickford became one of the most powerful women in the history of Hollywood. By 1916, she was earning $10,000 a week plus half the profits of every film in which she appeared (and there were a lot!). 456 more words
One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley had some big news about a Broadway star:
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George M. Cohan, famous actor, playwright and producer, has at last fallen for the ‘filums.’ According to telegraphic advices received last night, he is going into the motion picture field full tilt, and will organize a company with himself as producer, player and author.
Katharine Hepburn on ‘silent’ movies from her famous interview with Dick Cavett:
‘Everything becomes different. They don’t look silly to me. Lillian Gish, Mary Pickford, a lot of those pictures, a lot of the comedies…You look at Silent Pictures with a different point of view because they… 8 more words