Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies

Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies

Christel Schmidt

within the early days of cinema, whilst actors have been unbilled and unmentioned in credit, audiences instantly spotted Mary Pickford. Moviegoers in all places have been riveted via her magnetic expertise and attraction as she rose to turn into cinema's first nice star.

In this enticing assortment, copublished with the Library of Congress, an eminent crew of movie historians sheds new mild in this icon's wonderful existence and legacy. Pickford emerges from the pages in brilliant element. She is printed as a proficient actress, a philanthropist, and a savvy chief who fought for artistic keep watch over of her motion pictures and eventually grew to become her personal producer.

This fantastically designed quantity positive aspects greater than 200 colour and black and white illustrations, together with photos and stills from the collections of the Library of Congress and the Academy of movie Arts and Sciences. including the textual content, they paint a desirable portrait of a key determine in American cinematic heritage.

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