Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford

Queen of the Movies

Book - 2012
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Discusses the legacy of cinema's first movie star Mary Pickford, including her acting, philanthropy, and how she obtained creative control of her own films.
Moviegoers were riveted by Mary Pickford's magnetic talent and appeal as she rose to become cinema's first great star. Now an eminent group of film historians shed new light on this icon's incredible life and legacy. She is revealed as a gifted actress, a philanthropist, and a savvy industry leader who fought for creative control of her films and ultimately became her own producer.
Publisher: Lexington, KY : Library of Congress/University Press of Kentucky, 2012.
ISBN: 9780813136479
Branch Call Number: BIO Pickford M. 11/2012
Characteristics: x, 276 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Schmidt, Christel 1969-


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