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Mary Pickford : a life on film

Author: Hugh Munro NeelyKeith LawrenceJohn L FlynnWhoopi GoldbergRita Mae BrownAll authors
Publisher: New York : Milestone Film & Video, 2000.
Series: Equal time., Filmmakers.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Restored edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Mary Pickford; Mary Pickford; Mary Pickford
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Munro Neely; Keith Lawrence; John L Flynn; Whoopi Goldberg; Rita Mae Brown; Janet Leigh; Roddy McDowall; Leonard Maltin; Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; Buddy Rogers; Mary Pickford; Mary Pickford Foundation.; Timeline Films.; Milestone Film & Video.
OCLC Number: 44872277
Credits: Photography, John C. Luker II ; music, Kenton Youngstrom.
Performer(s): Host and narrator: Whoopie Goldberg.
Commentary: Janet Leigh, Roddy McDowall, Leonard Maltin, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Charles "Buddy" Rogers.
Description: 1 videocassette (99 min.) : sd., color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Equal time., Filmmakers.
Responsibility: [presented by] Mary Pickford Foundation ; a Timeline Films production ; a film by Hugh Munro Neely ; producers, Keith Lawrence, John L. Flynn, Hugh Munro Neely ; director, Hugh Munro Neely ; writer, Rita Mae Brown.

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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.

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