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Mary Pickford, America"s sweetheart

by Scott Eyman

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by D.I. Fine in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementScott Eyman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.P5 E96 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination342 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2218429M
      ISBN 101556111479
      LC Control Number89045346

      Buy Mary Pickford: America's Sweetheart Reprint by Eyman, Scott (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Mary Pickford, Canadian-born American motion-picture actress who was ‘America’s sweetheart’ of the silent screen and one of the first film stars. At the height of her career, she was one of the richest and most famous women in the United States. She was also a founder of United Artists Corporation.

      Buy Mary Pickford: America's Sweetheart 1st Edition by Eyman, Scott (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Get this from a library! Mary Pickford: Canada's silent siren, America's sweetheart. [Peggy Dymond Leavey] -- Traces the life of silent film star Mary Pickford, from her childhood in Toronto through her years of success in motion pictures in the United States.

      Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Mary Pickford: America's Sweetheart at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.   A beautiful book containing a mixed bag of essays concerning Mary Pickford, America's Little Sweetheart. While I loved the collection of photographs and am going to see a Pickford film this week for the first time because of this book, I found the essays pretty shallow and repetitive/5.


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Mary Pickford: America's Sweetheart Hardcover – Ma by Scott Eyman (Author)Cited by: 6. Mary Pickford: America's Sweetheart Paperback – Ap by Scott Eyman (Author)/5(6). Mary Pickford: Canada's Silent Siren, America's Sweetheart by Peggy Dymond Leavey is well written, but it is not an in depth look at the life of Mary Pickford.

This book only touches the surface of this amazing woman and her career/5(7). Mary Pickford: Canada's Silent Siren, America's Sweetheart by Peggy Dymond Leavey is well written, but it is not an in depth look at the life of Mary Pickford.

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Mary Pickford is appreciated by today's film historians as a major pioneer in film history, but at the time of this book's publication, she was an underrated and undermined actress, brushed aside as a no-talent who played little girls when she was much too old to/5.

England's Kevin Brownlow brings to life America's Sweetheart, Mary Pickford, in this richly textured and insightful book featuring myriad of lush and rare photographs chosen by Pickford expert Robert Cushman.

Mary Pickford's contribution to cinema is seen in a new light here/5. Known as ‘America’s Sweetheart’, a nod to her talent for playing little-girl roles, which she did until well into her thirties, Mary Pickford was, nonetheless, a woman who knew her own mind and took charge of. Mary Pickford was a legendary silent film actress and was known as "America’s sweetheart." She was a founder of United Artists and helped establish the : Get this from a library.

Mary Pickford: America's sweetheart. [Scott Eyman] -- This superior portrait of movie star Mary Pickford will absorb readers in the life and times of a woman who was at least 50 years ahead of her time. Pickford was born Gladys Smith in in Canada. With Christel Schmidt's wonderful new book, it's easy to understand why Mary Pickford was known as 'America's Sweetheart'.

You'll find a great collection of photos here-both of Mary and her co-stars; Color photos of lobby cards and posters from Mary's films, and a chapter featuring the magnificent costumes she wore in several films (also in color)/5(20).

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Mary Pickford, America's sweetheart by Pickford, Mary., Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography., Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- :   Mary Pickford, who reigned supreme as “America's Sweetheart” in the era of silent films, died of a stroke yesterday in Santa Monica (Calif.) Hospital.

She was 86 years old. Mary Pickford's ambition, passion, innate talent, and savvy business acumen sent her career into the stratosphere and set the blueprint for the modern movie star. Born Gladys Louise Smith inPickford was raised in a house on University Avenue in /5.

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OTHER BOOKS. LION OF. Mary Pickford: Canada's Silent Siren, America's Sweetheart by Peggy Dymond Leavey is well written, but it is not an in depth look at the life of Mary Pickford. This book only touches the surface of this amazing woman and her career/5(8).

Pickford, Mary, -- Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography. Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography. This book is about the friendship between Actress Mary Pickford, who was touted as America's Sweetheart back in the early days, and Frances Marion, an early screenwriter.

Both women were incredibly famous in their day and paved the way for women in the fi It seems strange and very intriguing to me that silent movies and the beginnings of the /5.

My library has only two biographies of Mary Pickford. I read Gary Carey's "Doug and Mary" first, and followed it up with this one. This version has much more detail than the shorter Carey book, but some of it is not really necessary to understand Pickford's story--the author, Scott Eyman, tends to step away from the main narrative to give, say, a thumbnail bio of one of Pickford's /5.

Mary Pickford: Canada's Silent Siren, America's Sweetheart by Peggy Dymond Leavey is well written, but it is not an in depth look at the life of Mary Pickford. This book only touches the surface of this amazing woman and her career.

If you are interested in finding out basic information about Mary Pickford, this book is for you/5(8).Mary Pickford was in the middle of it all, presiding over and profiting from so much of what was exciting and groundbreaking, technically and emotionally, in the silent cinema.

Let's hope this literally and figuratively eye-opening book will serve as spur and companion to revivals of her films, and to what remains of the classical silent-film. “Mary Pickford: Canada’s Silent Siren, America’s Sweetheart is an entertaining read about a great entertainer.” Canada’s History "Whether you are Canadian or American, this is a great read, not only about the life of Mary Pickford but an inside look at the birth of the movie industry."Brand: Dundurn Press.