Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies
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Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies
"Mary Pickford, The Muse of the Movies" traces the life and work of this legendary silent film star, movie pioneer, and keen businesswoman. Pickford's life (1892-1979) 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, as well as established the Motion Picture Retirement Home. Mary, known as "America's Sweetheart" was the first actress to earn one million dollars, and only star to ever receive a 50% profit… More
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"If you are interested in Pickford herself or just in the early history of the Hollywood film industry, this is an enthralling documentary."
‑ Mark R. Leeper, Mark Leeper's Reviews
"A treasure chest of information about the early days of filmmaking and the contributions of 'America's Sweetheart' to the history of cinema."
‑ Betty Jo Tucker, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
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