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Behind the Screen by Samuel Goldwyn (1923)

Samuel Goldwyn (born Samuel Goldfish in Poland) began as a film producer in 1913. Nine years later, he wrote his first book, Behind the Screen. 581 more words

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Die Kleine Mutter

Pam’s Pictorama Photo Post: This card turned up in my searching because Mary and her kid compatriots are dressing poor long-suffering kitty in this checked cloth regalia. 495 more words

That's a Wrap with Photos of Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Musicians, ca. 1926

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. (1883-1939) was one of the most famous film stars of the 1920s, with his popularity centered around swashbuckling roles in such films as  930 more words

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March 1917

This is the month that the “February Revolution” kicks off in Russia (they were on a different calendar, so it happened in March, so far as we’re concerned), and things start to change dramatically in Europe and the world as a result. 376 more words

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Mary Pickford

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

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Week of January 13th, 1917

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Joan the Woman

One hundred years ago this week, the biggest film event was the West Coast premier of Cecil De Mille’s (no B. 738 more words

Mary Pickford Stars in "Beverly Hills 9021-Oh Holy Night"

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

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