This was because one of them had told the other that Elizabeth was Mary Pickford
. Her companion was sceptical, but nevertheless obviously impressed.
1909: Mary Pickford
made her screen debut at the age of 16, in The Violin Maker Of Cremona.
d 1909: Mary Pickford
made her screen debut aged 16, in The Violin Maker Of Cremona.
Drinks will include prohibition-style classics such as Gin Rickey (Tanqueray London Dry gin, lime juice, soda water), Mary Pickford
(white rum, pineapple juice, maraschino liqueur and grenadine syrup), Mint Julep (muddled mint, Bourbon, water and sugar) and Tom Collins (gin, lemon, sugar and soda water).
This richly atmospheric novel follows the friendship between silent-era screen queen Mary Pickford
and screenwriter Frances Marion as they carve out careers in an industry dominated by men.
Owen married the famous silent screen actress Mary Pickford
only to divorce after nine years.
| 1935: The so-called King and Queen of Hollywood, Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford
, were divorced.
Irrepressibly vivacious, he spent his life leaping over and into things, from his early Broadway successes to his marriage to the great screen actress Mary Pickford
to the way he made Hollywood his very own town.
Ms Smith, later known as Mary Pickford
, needs no one to promote her, as she became "America's Sweetheart," the biggest star of the silent movies.
1916 - Mary Pickford
becomes the first female film star to sign a million-dollar contract.
was an award-winning actress whose starring role in more than 50 silent movies made her one of the first to be nicknamed America's Sweetheart.
There had been previous high-profile women in the business, such as Mary Pickford
, a founder at United Artists starting in 1919; early execs June Mathis, Margaret Booth, and Virginia Van Upp; and directors including Lois Weber, Dorothy Arzner, and Ida Lupino.