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Pickford, Mary 1892-1979

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Sparrows by William Beaudine ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 277 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member 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
Why not try God? by Mary Pickford ( Book )
17 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Pickford a life on film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member 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
My best girl ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member 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
Daddy-long-legs ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1919 and 1999 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The oldest and cutest of a group of rebellious orphans, Judy Abbott is provided with funds for her education and well-being by a mysterious benefactor whom she christens "Daddy-Long-Legs." Based on the famous novel by Jean Webster, Mary Pickford's transformation from youthful orphan to a young woman in love is truly remarkable and completely enchanting. This video includes a special bonus feature-the rarely seen short film, What the daisy said (1910), directed by D.W. Griffith
Tess of the storm country by John S Robertson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member 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. Remake of Pickford's 1914 version of the same story
Stella Maris ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1918 and 2000 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman, paralyzed from birth and shielded from the world, is cured by an operation
Mary Pickford the muse of the movies ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life and work of Mary Pickford, the legendary silent film star, movie pioneer, and keen businesswoman. Pickford's life also parallels an even larger story, telling of the birth of the cinema itself. Pickford co-created United Artists Studios, spearheaded the founding of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and established the Motion Picture Retirement Home. Mary, known as 'America's Sweetheart' was the first actress to earn one million dollars
Sunshine and shadow by Mary Pickford ( Book )
15 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member 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
The poor little rich girl ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An emotionally neglected child of New York society parents takes refuge in an adventurous dream sequence
The Love light ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1921 and 2001 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member 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
The Gaucho ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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 taming of the shrew ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare in which Petruchio violently subdues his ill-tempered wife
Little Lord Fauntleroy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member 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 central role of hormones by Mary Pickford ( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The demi-widow by Mary Pickford ( Book )
8 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Pickford rags & riches collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sparrows: Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of
My rendezvous with life by Mary Pickford ( Book )
5 editions published in 1935 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heart o' the hills ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1919 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Marie Smith, Gladys 1892-1979
Pickford, Mary
Pickford, Mary, 1893-1979
Rogers, Mary Pickford, 1892-1979
Rogers, Mary Pickford, 1893-1979
Smith, Gladys Louise, 1892-1979
Smith, Gladys Mary, 1892-1979
Smith, Gladys Mary, 1893-1979
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English (243)
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