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Pickford, Mary 1892-1979

Overview
Works: 664 works in 1,212 publications in 2 languages and 16,236 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Silent films  Short films  History  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Producer, Dedicatee, Performer, Costume designer, Photographer, Narrator, Other, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Host
Classifications: PN2287.P5, 791.4372
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D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
Sparrows by William Beaudine( Visual )

38 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden in the Southern swamps is a baby farm where unwanted or lost children are cruelly underfed and overworked. Mama Mollie (Pickford) protects the others and leads them on an escape through alligator-infested swamps in this Gothic suspense thriller
Why not try God? by Mary Pickford( Book )

18 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Shakespeare's classic farce about a wealthy merchant of Padua who announces he will not allow the marriage of his youngest daughter, Bianca, until her sister Katherine is wed even though the latter is shunned by all because of her shrewish behavior. Petrucio (Douglas Fairbanks) steps in to tame the shrew but can he?"--Container
Mary Pickford : the muse of the movies( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 169 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
Tess of the storm country by John S Robertson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and held by 156 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
My best girl( Visual )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in English and held by 156 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
Mary Pickford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 154 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
Daddy-long-legs( Visual )

14 editions published between 1919 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 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."
Stella Maris( Visual )

13 editions published between 1918 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, paralyzed from birth and shielded from the world, is cured by an operation
Sunshine and shadow by Mary Pickford( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stofomslagondertit.: the autobiography of Mary Pickford. Ook aanwezig: New York : Doubleday, 1955
The New York hat( Visual )

7 editions published between 1912 and 2003 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of a selection of short motion pictures that traces D.W. Griffith's rapid, unparalleled development as a filmmaker during his five year stint at the Biograph Company, a development that contributed substantially to the emergence of film as a powerful form of cultural expression
Mary Pickford : rags & riches collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 117 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
Origins of the gangster film : D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 113 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
The Love light( Visual )

11 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 109 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. 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."--Container
The gaucho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second title is a strange little comedy featuring Coke Ennyday, a cheerfully addicted cocaine-using "scientific detective" (in a parody of Sherlock Holmes), and his pursuit of a gang of opium smugglers
The unchanging sea( Visual )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tales of fishermen and their families, as a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. They learn that although people age and change, the sea and the ways of the fisherfolk remain eternal
My rendezvous with life by Mary Pickford( Book )

6 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The usurer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of a selection of short motion pictures that traces D.W. Griffith's rapid, unparalleled development as a filmmaker during his five year stint at the Biograph Company, a development that contributed substantially to the emergence of film as a powerful form of cultural expression
The demi-widow by Mary Pickford( Book )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and Dutch and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mary Pickford rediscovered : rare pictures of a Hollywood legendWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsMary Pickford : Canada's silent siren, America's sweetheart
Alternative Names
Maria Pickford

Marie Smith, Gladys 1892-1979

Mary Pickford actrice américaine

Mary Pickford actriz estadounidense

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Mary Pickford Canadian-American actress

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Mary Pickford US-amerikanesch Schauspillerin

Mary Pickford US-amerikanische Schauspielerin der Stumm- und frühen Tonfilmzeit

Mary Pickfordová

Meri Pikford

Mērija Pikforda kanādiešu/amerikāņu aktrise

Pickford, Mary

Pickford, Mary 1893-1979

Rogers, Mary Pickford 1892-1979

Rogers, Mary Pickford 1893-1979

Smith, Gladys Louise, 1892-1979

Smith, Gladys Louise 1893-1979

Smith, Gladys Marie

Smith, Gladys Mary 1892-1979

Smith, Gladys Mary 1893-1979

Μαίρη Πίκφορντ Καναδοαμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Марӣ Пикфорд

Мери Пикфорд

Мері Пікфорд

Мэри Пикфорд

Мэри Пикфорд канадско-американская актриса

Мэры Пікфард

Пикфорд М. 1893-1979

Пикфорд Мэри

Смит Г. 1893-1979

Смит Г. Л. 1893-1979

Смит Г. М. 1893-1979

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מרי פיקפורד

ماري بيكفورد

مری پیکفورد تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

میری پکفورڈ

ম্যারি পিকফোর্ড

ਮੈਰੀ ਪਿਕਫੋਰਡ

மெரி பிக்ஃபோர்ட்

മേരി പിക്ഫോർഡ്

แมรี พิกฟอร์ด

მერი პიკფორდი

메리 픽퍼드

メアリー・ピックフォード

玛丽·毕克馥

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English (281)

Dutch (1)