Mary Pickford, The Muse of the Movies (2014)

Mary Pickford, The Muse of the Movies
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 42mins.
Genres Drama, Documentary, Historical, Biopic
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Thomas D. Coldicutt Jr. Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Nicholas Eliopoulos Producer n/a 3 3000002
Elizabeth Wood Coldicutt Producer n/a 3 3000001
Stephen P. Jarchow Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Paul Colichman Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
David Michael Frank Music n/a 120781 8000001
Nicholas Eliopoulos Editor n/a 172 7000001
Janelle Balnicke Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Nicholas Eliopoulos Director n/a 2 2000001
Michael York Narrator n/a 120790 1000009
Lillian Gish Actor Herself 1 1000004
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Actor Himself 1 1000003
Charles "Buddy" Rogers Actor Himself 1 1000002
Adolph Zukor Actor Himself 1 1000005
Walt Disney Actor Himself 1 1000006
Charlie Chaplin Actor Himself 1 1000008
Lionel Barrymore Actor Himself 1 1000007
Mary Pickford Actor Herself 1 1000001
Synopsis
Traces the life and work of the legendary silent film star, movie pioneer, and shrewd business woman who co-created United Artists Studios and was a major force in the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Pickford's life (1892-1979) also parallels an even larger story, the telling of the "birth of the cinema" itself. Mary, known as "America's Sweetheart" was the first actress to earn one million dollars during a single year, and the only star who has ever received a 50% profit share of her movies. Through restored vintage audio recordings, Pickford narrates much of her own story.
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