Mary Pickford rediscovered: rare pictures of a Hollywood legend

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Harry N. Abrams in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,
Pub. Date:
1999.
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English
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Not only does this volume feature, as the title suggests, many previously unpublished photos of the silent film star (these consisting of film stills, production shots, and personal photographs drawn from the collection of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), it also contains extensive commentary on Pickford's career and each of her films. Not merely the most popular actress of her day, Pickford also exercised complete control over her films, making her a pioneer for women in positions of power in the film industry. For film historians and fans, this valuable volume contains a wealth of otherwise unavailable information about--as well as images of--her career. 9x12". Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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