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Title
Mary Pickford returns to Hollywood
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1939
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
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 November 11, 1939 reads "Mary Pickford returned to Hollywood today for a two weeks visit in the film capital where she reigned as queen for so many years. 'Buddy will be away from New York for a fortnight playing one night stands so I took advantage of this opportunity to fly out and see about some business details,' said Mary as she alighted from the American Airlines' Mercury. Miss Pickford, who looked younger and more charming than ever, said that maybe she would be flying herself to the west coast some day. 'I have my own Fairchild you know and am most enthusiastic about learning to fly it. I'm not doing so badly either.'"
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00106789
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1009
CARL0005336011
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31749
Subject
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979
American Airlines
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Los Angeles
Air travel--United States
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Women--California--Los Angeles
Fur coats
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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