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Title
Mary Pickford at Pickfair
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; The photograph has a tear at the top near the center.
Mary Pickford was a Canadian-born silent film actress, famously known as "America's sweetheart," co-founder of American Artists film studio, and one of the original founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Photograph caption dated July 27, 1940 reads "At Pickfair America's sweetheart, Mary Pickford, little Alicia Adams and director John Beverly rehearse [sic] script of 'Taps,' which will be presented by the Hollywood Theatre of the Air in a coast-to-coast broadcast Sunday, July 28, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. to raise funds in aiding the American Red Cross. The broadcast will emanate from the Earl Carroll Theatre."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00106791
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1009
CARL0005336393
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31744
Subject
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979--Homes and haunts
Pickfair Mansion (Beverly Hills, Calif.)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Motion picture producers and directors--United States
Women--California--Beverly Hills
Men--California--Beverly Hills
Radio plays
Children--California--Beverly Hills
Outdoor furniture--California--Beverly Hills
Umbrellas--California--Beverly Hills
Backyards--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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