WorldCat Identities

Pickford, Mary 1892-1979

Works: 692 works in 1,100 publications in 1 language and 13,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Silent films  Short films  History  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Dedicatee, Producer, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Photographer, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Host, Other
Classifications: PR2832, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mary Pickford
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Mary Pickford
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
Sparrows by William Beaudine( Visual )

32 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden in the Southern swamps is a baby farm where unwanted or lost children are cruelly underfed and overworked. Mama Mollie (Pickford) protects the others and leads them on an escape through alligator-infested swamps in this Gothic suspense thriller
Origins of the gangster film : D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915)( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrow road: The story of Elmer Booth, a criminal who was pursued by a suspicious detective, Alfred Paget. Alias Jimmy Valentine takes up all the familiar elements of the crime drama with suspense and wit. It is the visual style, however, that remains the most stunning
Mary Pickford : the muse of the movies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Why not try God? by Mary Pickford( Book )

17 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My best girl( Visual )

15 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie, a shopgirl in a five-and-ten-cent store, falls in love with the owner's son, who gives up his society sweetheart for her. Learning of their relationship, the boy's father unsuccessfully tries to buy Maggie off, but is ultimately convinced of her worth and agrees to their marriage
Tess of the storm country by John S Robertson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich man, Elias Graves, buys a waterfront stretch of land, the squatters who have always fished there fight back. Tess persuades the rich man's son, Frederick, that his father is wrong to evict the poor folk. After much conflict and comedy, they wind up engaged
Daddy-long-legs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1919 and 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldest and cutest of a group of rebellious orphans, July Abbott is provided with funds for her education and well-being by a mysterious benefactor whom she christens "Daddy-long-legs."
Stella Maris( Visual )

9 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, paralyzed from birth and shielded from the world, is cured by an operation
Sunshine and shadow by Mary Pickford( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star at eight, "America's Sweetheart" for a generation, here is Mary Pickford's candid portrait of her own life. She reminisces about Owen Moore, Douglas Fairbanks, Mabel Normand, David Belasco; tells countless anecdotes of early days in Hollywood; and shows over 100 photographic highlights from her career
Mary Pickford : rags & riches collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparrows: Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of
The Gaucho( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gaucho and his men take over the City of the Miracle, carousing and planning to steal from the shrine there. A mountain girl falls for him and fights every woman who looks his way. The Gaucho tries to seduce the Girl of the Shrine, but her innocence and piety, combined with a miracle cure when he is infected with leprosy, reform him. When an evil gang threatens to execute the priest and the Girl of the Shrine, the Gaucho saves them at the last moment with a diversionary cattle stampede and rides off with his mountain girl
The Love light( Visual )

8 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela tends a lighthouse in an Italian fishing village while her brothers are fighting at the front. She discovers a foreign sailor washed ashore, nurses him back to health and falls in love with him. After they marry and have a baby, she discovers that he is a German spy and that her innocent actions have helped cause the death of her brother. Considered to be one of Pickford's most fully realized adult characters, the film shows her astonishing range: from pure slapstick, to moments of pathos, to a harrowing descent into madness
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare in which Petruchio violently subdues his ill-tempered wife
The poor little rich girl( Visual )

21 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally neglected child of New York society parents takes refuge in an adventurous dream sequence
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amarilly is the belle of Clothes-line Alley, a neighborhood near San Francisco's Chinatown. One night after a fight breaks out in the club where she works as a cigarette girl, Amarilly brings an injured socialite home with her. Grateful for her care, he hires Amarilly to clean his apartment and, over time, begins falling in love with her. But when Amarilly is presented at a posh social gathering, the disastrous results fuel the battle of high and low society."--Container
The demi-widow by Mary Pickford( Book )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Pickford : a life on film( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the age of seventeen, Mary Pickford had become the first actress to achieve international superstardom. By the time she was thirty, she was the first and only woman ever to own a major movie studio. With comedic and tragic talents and business acumen, Mary Pickford was the consummate movie star of the 20th century. This definitive documentary combines an abundance of previously unseen footage from Pickford's own archive with exceptional research to demonstrate why she and her films remain touchstones of film history
Little Lord Fauntleroy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortunes of Cedric Fauntleroy and his widowed mother "Dearest" change when the elderly Earl of Dorincourt has Cedric, his rightful heir, brought from the slums of New York to England. The Earl welcomes Cedric but banishes his mother to a cottage outside the manor, unjustly accusing her of marrying his son for the money
My rendezvous with life by Mary Pickford( Book )

6 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.09 for Fairbanks ... to 0.67 for Doug and M ...)

Alternative Names
Maria Pickford

Marie Smith, Gladys 1892-1979

Mary Pickford actrice américaine

Mary Pickford actriz estadounidense

Mary Pickford actriz, produtora e empresaria canadense - estadounidense

Mary Pickford aktorka amerykańska

Mary Pickford Amerikaans actrice

Mary Pickford attrice canadese

Mary Pickford Kanadiana-Amerikana nga aktres

Mary Pickford US-amerikanische Schauspielerin der Stumm- und frühen Tonfilmzeit

Mary Pickfordová

Meri Pikford

Mērija Pikforda kanādiešu/amerikāņu aktrise

Pickford, Mary

Pickford, Mary 1893-1979

Rogers, Mary Pickford 1892-1979

Rogers, Mary Pickford 1893-1979

Smith, Gladys Louise, 1892-1979

Smith, Gladys Louise 1893-1979

Smith, Gladys Mary 1892-1979

Smith, Gladys Mary 1893-1979

Μαίρη Πίκφορντ Καναδοαμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Марӣ Пикфорд

Мери Пикфорд

Мері Пікфорд

Мэри Пикфорд

Мэры Пікфард

Пикфорд М. 1893-1979

Пикфорд Мэри

Смит Г. 1893-1979

Смит Г. Л. 1893-1979

Смит Г. М. 1893-1979

Մերի Փիքֆորդ

מרי פיקפורד

ماري بيكفورد

مری پیکفورد تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

میری پکفورڈ

மெரி பிக்ஃபோர்ட்

მერი პიკფორდი

메리 픽퍼드



English (243)

Mary Pickford rediscovered : rare pictures of a Hollywood legendWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsMary Pickford : Canada's silent siren, America's sweetheart