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 (pĭk′fərd), Mary Originally Gladys Smith. 1892-1979.
Canadian-born American actress who became one of the most popular stars of silent film for her roles as a winsome, innocent girl. She was a founder of the United Artists Corporation (1919).

Pickford

(ˈpɪkfəd)
n
(Biography) Mary, real name Gladys Mary Smith. 1893–1979, US actress in silent films, born in Canada

Pick•ford

(ˈpɪk fərd)
n.
Mary (Gladys Marie Smith), 1893–1979, U.S. motion-picture actress, born in Canada.
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This was because one of them had told the other that Elizabeth was Mary Pickford. Her companion was sceptical, but nevertheless obviously impressed.
The sanctuary was not a permanent abiding-place, but a kind of criminal Pickford's.
I know the Misses Osborne were excellent critics of a Cashmere shawl, or a pink satin slip; and when Miss Turner had hers dyed purple, and made into a spencer; and when Miss Pickford had her ermine tippet twisted into a muff and trimmings, I warrant you the changes did not escape the two intelligent young women before mentioned.
After being discovered with the cargo, she enjoyed a short stay at Bayton Lodge Quarantine Kennels and Cattery in Warwickshire, paid for by Pickfords. The lodge's owners Lorraine and Dale Grove were surprised that their guest managed to survive the voyage.
Miss Pickford (right), named after the removal company whose crate she was found in, managed the 2,200-mile journey without food.
London, United Kingdom, February 27, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Pickfords, the UK's largest moving and storage company, has teamed up with MTV Networks UK & Ireland (MTV UK) to promote the main channel's brand new move from Sky Channel #350 to #126 this month.
PICKFORDS, the UK's oldest removals firm, was yesterday saved from going into administration after being bought by The Team Group.
AROUND 50 jobs at Pickfords' regional depot off the M6 in Birmingham were today at the centre of uncertainty following a takeover.
Pickfords, which annually provides transportation and storage facilities for 40,000 UK families changing homes, is the first tenant to move into the new Hurricane Park development which straddles the M6 Motorway close to Birmingham city centre, off Heartlands Parkway.
Transport group NFC yesterday agreed to sell its Allied Pickfords removals business to a US rival for pounds 280 million, creating the world's largest moving services company.
The deal has been done via the group's Pickfords Industrial subsidiary which has a branch in Birmingham.
Miss Pickford, named after the removal company whose crate she was found in, managed the 2,200-mile journey without food.