Mary Pickford

Standard Name: Pickford, Mary


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Fictionalization Laurence Hope
In addition to adaptations of her poetry for music, two films adapted Hope's work: Less than the Dust (1916, with Mary Pickford and David Powell ) and The Indian Love Lyrics (1923). Less than the...
Friends, Associates Elinor Glyn
During her time in the Hollywood film industry, EG became friendly with such stars as Mary Pickford , Douglas Fairbanks , Charlie Chaplin , and Marion Davies . She stayed with Davies for six weeks...
Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
During her second American trip, those whom ES met included some of the writers previously encountered, and also Carson McCullers , Ethel Barrymore , Mary Pickford , Dorothy Parker , and Harpo Marx .
Glendinning, Victoria. Edith Sitwell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Textual Production Frances Hodgson Burnett
A British film version of Little Lord Fauntleroy, which opened in New York on 22 June 1914, had been expanded to include the colourful deaths of various Dorincourts who, if alive, would have blocked...
Textual Production Gertrude Stein
GS opens this text with the flat assertion that Alice B. Toklas did hers now anybody will do theirs.
Stein, Gertrude. Everybody’s Autobiography. Random House.
Once again, then, she purposely confused the boundaries of the self in autobiography.Because fame had...


1919: The war years caused inflation in cinema...

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The war years caused inflation in cinema stars' salaries, and Canadian-born actress Mary Pickford , who became famous as the character Little Mary, a sentimental girl with golden curls, sought a higher salary than Charlie Chaplin .


Pickford, Mary. Sunshine and Shadow. Doubleday, 1955.