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Mary Pickford, Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses Parade, in a flower-covered coach, Pasadena, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
January 2, 1933
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-2029
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Mary Pickford, Grand Marshal of the Rose Parade, in a white satin gown, seated in a coach covered in stevia, roses, sweet peas and gladioli, with a coachman and a footman, drawn by four white horses. The harness of the horses was covered in pink satin ribbon. The photograph was taken in front of the Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd. Mary Pickford was the first woman and the first film industry professional to be a Grand Marshal of the parade.
The theme of the 1933 forty-fourth annual Rose Parade was "Fairy Tales in Flowers."
Text from negative sleeve: Tournament of Roses, 1933
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Goodhue Flagpole (Pasadena, Calif.)
Tournament of Roses
Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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