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
  • Discusses the legacy of cinema's first movie star Mary Pickford, including her acting, philanthropy, and how she obtained creative control of her own films
  • Moviegoers were riveted by Mary Pickford's magnetic talent and appeal as she rose to become cinema's first great star. Now an eminent group of film historians shed new light on this icon's incredible life and legacy. She is revealed as a gifted actress, a philanthropist, and a savvy industry leader who fought for creative control of her films and ultimately became her own producer
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.P5
LC item number
M38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schmidt, Christel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pickford, Mary
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture producers and directors
Label
Mary Pickford : queen of the movies, edited by Christel Schmidt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes filmography (p. 241-249)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
ocn788282219
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 276 pages
Isbn
9780813136677
Isbn Type
(pdf)
Lccn
2012019015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021683200
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)788282219
Label
Mary Pickford : queen of the movies, edited by Christel Schmidt
Publication
Note
Includes filmography (p. 241-249)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
ocn788282219
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 276 pages
Isbn
9780813136677
Isbn Type
(pdf)
Lccn
2012019015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021683200
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)788282219

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