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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Mary Pickford
Aired:
03/29/2008
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Discover America's most popular woman of her day, known to her fans as "our Mary..."

 


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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Mary Pickford

Aired Saturday, March 29 at 10:15 p.m. on CPTV

This program charts the rise and fall of one of Hollywood's top players. Born Gladys Smith, Pickford successfully climbed from stage actress to international film star to production executive at United Artists - a company she founded. In true Hollywood style, "America's Sweetheart" also married leading man Douglas Fairbanks, who presented her with an 18-acre estate, Pickfair, in Beverly Hills. Produced by Sue Williams and Kathryn Dietz ("Eleanor Roosevelt"). visit the website...


 
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