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Mary Pickford at luncheon
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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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.
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
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1009
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

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