Pickford, Mary 1892-1979
Most widely held works about Mary Pickford
Most widely held works by Mary Pickford
Sunshine and shadow by Mary Pickford ( Book )
16 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
A star at eight, "America's Sweetheart" for a generation, here is Mary Pickford's candid portrait of her own life. She reminisces about Owen Moore, Douglas Fairbanks, Mabel Normand, David Belasco; tells countless anecdotes of early days in Hollywood; and shows over 100 photographic highlights from her career.
Sparrows ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1926 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Mary Pickford as the oldest orphan being looked after by the very mean Mr. Grimes devises a way to make life better for herself and the others in his care.
Origins of the gangster film D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The narrow road: The story of Elmer Booth, a criminal who was pursued by a suspicious detective, Alfred Paget. Alias Jimmy Valentine takes up all the familiar elements of the crime drama with suspense and wit. It is the visual style, however, that remains the most stunning.
Mary Pickford a life on film ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
By the age of seventeen, Mary Pickford had become the first actress to achieve international superstardom. By the time she was thirty, she was the first and only woman ever to own a major movie studio. With comedic and tragic talents and business acumen, Mary Pickford was the consummate movie star of the 20th century. This definitive documentary combines an abundance of previously unseen footage from Pickford's own archive with exceptional research to demonstrate why she and her films remain touchstones of film history.
Why not try God by Mary Pickford ( Book )
16 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Daddy-long-legs ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1919 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The oldest and cutest of a group of rebellious orphans, July Abbott is provided with funds for her education and well-being by a mysterious benefactor whom she christens "Daddy-long-legs."
My best girl ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Maggie, a shopgirl in a five-and-ten-cent store, falls in love with the owner's son, who gives up his society sweetheart for her. Learning of their relationship, the boy's father unsuccessfully tries to buy Maggie off, but is ultimately convinced of her worth and agrees to their marriage.
Tess of the storm country ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1922 and 1999 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
When a rich man, Elias Graves, buys a waterfront stretch of land, the squatters who have always fished there fight back. Tess persuades the rich man's son, Frederick, that his father is wrong to evict the poor folk. After much conflict and comedy, they wind up engaged.
Stella Maris ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1918 and 2000 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A woman, paralyzed from birth and shielded from the world, is cured by an operation.
Coquette a drama of the American south ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Norma Besant, daughter of a Southern doctor, is an incorrigible flirt and has many boys on her string. She begins to favor Michael Jeffrey, who, shiftless and hot-tempered but fundamentally honorable, is warned off by her father. When Michael returns after a long absence, the pair are innocently compromised, and Dr. Besant's old-South paternal rage brings tragedy.
Little Lord Fauntleroy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
The fortunes of Cedric Fauntleroy and his widowed mother "Dearest" change when the elderly Earl of Dorincourt has Cedric, his rightful heir, brought from the slums of New York to England. The Earl welcomes Cedric but banishes his mother to a cottage outside the manor, unjustly accusing her of marrying his son for the money.
The Love light ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1921 and 2001 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Angela tends a lighthouse in an Italian fishing village while her brothers are fighting at the front. She discovers a foreign sailor washed ashore, nurses him back to health and falls in love with him. After they marry and have a baby, she discovers that he is a German spy and that her innocent actions have helped cause the death of her brother. Considered to be one of Pickford's most fully realized adult characters, the film shows her astonishing range: from pure slapstick, to moments of pathos, to a harrowing descent into madness.
The taming of the shrew ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1929 and 1998 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare in which Petruchio violently subdues his ill-tempered wife.
The Poor little rich girl ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1917 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 97 libraries worldwide
An emotionally neglected child of New York society parents takes refuge in an adventurous dream sequence.
Corner in wheat and selected D.W. Griffith Biograph shorts, 1909-1913 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Heart o' the hills ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1919 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 96 libraries worldwide
A story about a wild and independent Kentucky mountain girl who saves her mother's land from land sharks, rides with a group of night riders, avenges the murder of her father, and eventually marries her mountaineer sweetheart.
My rendezvous with life by Mary Pickford ( Book )
6 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The Gaucho ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
The Gaucho and his men take over the City of the Miracle, carousing and planning to steal from the shrine there. A Mexican mountain girl falls for him and fights every woman who looks his way. The Gaucho tries to seduce the Girl of the Shrine, but her innocence and piety, combined with a miracle cure when he is infected with leprosy, reform him. When an evil gang threatens to execute the priest and the Girl of the Shrine, the Gaucho saves them at the last moment with a diversionary cattle stampede and rides off with his mountain girl.
The demi-widow by Mary Pickford ( Book )
8 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The gay desperado ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
"Pablo Braganza is a Mexican bandit who is inspired by an American gangster film to reorganize his outlaw gang to Chicago standards and practices. Also a music lover, Pablo kidnaps young opera singer Chivo because he likes his voice. Pablo then forces Chivo to capture the son of an American millionaire and his fiancee. When the rich boy escapes solo, the gay desperado serenades the fiery girlfriend amid every sort of chaos."--Container.
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Marie Smith, Gladys 1892-1979
Pickford, Mary, 1893-1979
Rogers, Mary Pickford, 1892-1979
Rogers, Mary Pickford, 1893-
Smith, Gladys Louise, 1892-1979
Smith, Gladys Mary, 1892-1979
Smith, Gladys Mary, 1893-
Smith, Gladys Mary, 1893-1979
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