Silver Screen Sirens: Mary Pickford

 

Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, known as “America’s Sweetheart”, and was one of silent film’s most important performers and producers. As a co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Pickford was one of the pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the development of film acting. In consideration of her contributions to American cinema, the American Film Institute named Pickford 24th among the greatest female stars of all time.

 

Mary Pickford 1914

 

Mary Pickford 1916

 

Mary Pickford 1918

 

Mary Pickford 1920

 

Mary Pickford 1921

 

Mary Pickford

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