Mary Pickford the muse of the movies

Published 2012
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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.

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[Canoga Park, Calif.] : Cinema Libre Studio, [2012]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Rating: Not rated.
DVD; NTSC, all regions; Dolby digital 2.0.
Narrated by Michael York ; with: Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Editor, Nicholas Eliopoulos ; cinematographers, M. David Mullen, Joe Mustacchi ; music, David Michael Frank.
Originally produced in 2008.
Special features: Filmmaker Q & A from the Toronto International Film Festival; Audio interview from NPR's on film; Cast bios; Photo gallery.
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