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The Resource Mary Pickford : queen of the movies, edited by Christel Schmidt

Mary Pickford : queen of the movies, edited by Christel Schmidt

Label
Mary Pickford : queen of the movies
Title
Mary Pickford
Title remainder
queen of the movies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christel Schmidt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early days of cinema, when actors were unbilled and unmentioned in credits, audiences immediately noticed Mary Pickford. Moviegoers everywhere were riveted by her magnetic talent and appeal as she rose to become cinema's first great star. In this engaging collection, copublished with the Library of Congress, an eminent group of film historians sheds new light on this icon's incredible life and legacy. Pickford emerges from the pages in vivid detail. She is revealed as a gifted actress, a philanthropist, and a savvy industry leader who fought for creative control of her films .
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schmidt, Christel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pickford, Mary
  • Pickford, Mary
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • United States
  • Motion picture actors and actresses - United States
  • Motion picture producers and directors - United States
  • Pickford, Mary
  • Music, Dance, Drama & Film
  • Drama
Label
Mary Pickford : queen of the movies, edited by Christel Schmidt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Molly Haskell -- The Natural: Transitions in Mary Pickford's Acting from the Footlights to Her Greatest Role in Film / Eileen Whitfield -- Childhood Revisited: An Evaluation of Mary Pickford's Youngest Characters / Eileen Whitfield -- Mary Pickford: passionate producer / Kevin Brownlow -- Father of the Family: Mary Pickford's Journey from Breadwinner to Businesswoman / Christel Schmidt -- Pickford and Fairbanks: A Modern Marriage / Christel Schmidt -- "Little Mary": Formidable Philanthropist / Alison Trope -- America's Sweetheart / Edward Wagenknecht -- Dressing the Part: Mary Pickford's Use of Costume / Beth Werling -- American Idol: Mary Pickford, World War I, and the Making of a National Icon / Christel Schmidt -- Laws of attraction: Mary Pickford, movies, and the evolution of fame / Eileen Whitfield -- Crown of Glory: The Rise and Fall of the Mary Pickford Curls / Christel Schmidt -- Blood and Sympathy: Race and the Films of Mary Pickford / Elizabeth Binggeli -- The Films of Mary Pickford / James Card -- Mary Pickford and the Archival Film Movement / Christel Schmidt -- The Mary Pickford Film Collection at the Library of Congress / Christel Schmidt -- The Mary Pickford Photograph Collection at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library / Robert Cushman -- The Mary Pickford Costume and Ephemera Collection at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County / Beth Werling -- Chronology of Mary Pickford's Life / Christel Schmidt -- Filmography / Christel Schmidt
Control code
ocn815471130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136479
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40021683200
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh5dj
  • ff9a53ae-86bd-44fc-9a2d-4d0970cd468d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815471130
Label
Mary Pickford : queen of the movies, edited by Christel Schmidt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Molly Haskell -- The Natural: Transitions in Mary Pickford's Acting from the Footlights to Her Greatest Role in Film / Eileen Whitfield -- Childhood Revisited: An Evaluation of Mary Pickford's Youngest Characters / Eileen Whitfield -- Mary Pickford: passionate producer / Kevin Brownlow -- Father of the Family: Mary Pickford's Journey from Breadwinner to Businesswoman / Christel Schmidt -- Pickford and Fairbanks: A Modern Marriage / Christel Schmidt -- "Little Mary": Formidable Philanthropist / Alison Trope -- America's Sweetheart / Edward Wagenknecht -- Dressing the Part: Mary Pickford's Use of Costume / Beth Werling -- American Idol: Mary Pickford, World War I, and the Making of a National Icon / Christel Schmidt -- Laws of attraction: Mary Pickford, movies, and the evolution of fame / Eileen Whitfield -- Crown of Glory: The Rise and Fall of the Mary Pickford Curls / Christel Schmidt -- Blood and Sympathy: Race and the Films of Mary Pickford / Elizabeth Binggeli -- The Films of Mary Pickford / James Card -- Mary Pickford and the Archival Film Movement / Christel Schmidt -- The Mary Pickford Film Collection at the Library of Congress / Christel Schmidt -- The Mary Pickford Photograph Collection at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library / Robert Cushman -- The Mary Pickford Costume and Ephemera Collection at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County / Beth Werling -- Chronology of Mary Pickford's Life / Christel Schmidt -- Filmography / Christel Schmidt
Control code
ocn815471130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136479
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40021683200
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh5dj
  • ff9a53ae-86bd-44fc-9a2d-4d0970cd468d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815471130

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