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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. 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 May 10, 1941 reads "Mary Pickford, who spoke before the large group of celebrities is shown at right, with Mrs. Louis B. Mayer, one of the hostesses, at the luncheon." The event, an annual donor's affair to benefit the Junior Auxiliary of the Jewish Home for the Aged, was held at the Ambassador Hotel.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00106796 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 1009 CARL0005336398 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31750
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979 Mayer, Louis B.--(Louis Burt),--1885-1957--Family Ambassador Hotel Jewish Home for the Aging of Los Angeles.--Junior Auxiliary Luncheons--California--Los Angeles Hotels--California--Los Angeles Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Women--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs