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Mary Pickford at airport
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Eccles, William
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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. Buddy Rogers was an actor and a jazz musician.
Photograph caption dated May 14, 1953 reads "Mary Pickford arrives by Western Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport from San Francisco, following a 7-week tour of the nation for savings bonds. The silent screen star visited 26 cities and made over 100 personal appearances during the course of the tour. Shown with her are: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers and J.B. Messick." The group is shown holding a large blow-up of a $100 savings bond.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1009
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979
Rogers, Buddy,--1904-1999
Western Airlines
Los Angeles International Airport
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Air travel--United States
Airports--California--Los Angeles
Jazz musicians--United States
Couples--California--Los Angeles
Savings bonds--United States
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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