Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies

Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies

Director: Nicholas Eliopoulous Cast: Michael York
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DVD (Color)

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Overview

Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies

This profile of silent film star Mary Pickford explores the actress's life and career, as she not only rose to fame as the darling of an era, became the first actress to earn a million dollars, and won the first Best Actress Oscar for a talkie, but also helped found the Motion Picture Retirement Home.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/19/2012
UPC: 0881394115828
Original Release: 2009
Source: Cinema Libre
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:41:00

Special Features

Filmmaker Q&A from the Toronto International Film Festival; Audio Interview from NPR's On Film; Cast Bios; Photo Gallery

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies
1. Chapter 1: Intro "Something About Mary" [7:27]
2. Chapter 2: D.W. Griffith & The Birth of the Cinema [12:05]
3. Chapter 3: The Muse & The Movies Grow Together [9:20]
4. Chapter 4: Features, Fortunes, & Famous Players [8:51]
5. Chapter 5: Mary Discovers The Little Girl [7:42]
6. Chapter 6: The Muse Gives Birth to United Artists [17:04]
7. Chapter 7: Mary's Little Girl Grows Up [7:51]
8. Chapter 8: Mary Loses Her Love & Finds Her Buddy [13:11]
9. Chapter 9: The End of an Era & New Beginnings [15:23]

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Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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NimueKR More than 1 year ago
This is a fascinating and beautiful biography tribute to Mary Pickford. I ordered a copy for my Mom and after we watched it, I decided I had to have a copy as well. It is beautifully done, capturing Mary Pickford's beauty and charm while telling her story from childhood, starting early to be a smart business women. What she did for Hollywood no one else has or ever will. 5 stars!