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Mary Pickford

Author: Kathryn DietzSue WilliamsLaura LinneyAmbrica Productions.WGBH Educational Foundation.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mary Pickford created a totally new way of acting that entranced audiences and left them spell-bound. She was also a creative producer and shrewd businessperson who played a pivotal role in shaping the first new media of the twentieth century. This powerful and moving production uses footage, stills, original audio interviews with Pickford and clips from her movies to tell a story that is full of joy and power, of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
History
Biographical
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Mary Pickford; Mary Pickford
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Dietz; Sue Williams; Laura Linney; Ambrica Productions.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415712611 9781415712610
OCLC Number: 60249470
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television program, the American Experience.
Special feature: filmography.
Credits: Director of photography, Bestor Cram ; editor, Howard Sharp ; music, Tom Phillips.
Performer(s): Narrator, Laura Linney.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: an Ambrica Productions film for American Experience ; produced by Kathryn Dietz and Sue Williams ; written and directed by Sue Williams ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH, Boston.

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"Mary Pickford created a totally new way of acting that entranced audiences and left them spell-bound. She was also a creative producer and shrewd businessperson who played a pivotal role in shaping the first new media of the twentieth century. This powerful and moving production uses footage, stills, original audio interviews with Pickford and clips from her movies to tell a story that is full of joy and power, of loneliness and despair."--Distributor's website.

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