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Mary Pickford at the McCord Museum

June 5, 2012

Affectionately known as ”America’s Sweetheart,” Canadian Mary Pickford was much more than a movie star; she was also a film industry pioneer. An independent producer and co-founder of United Artists, she was one of the most powerful women in the male-dominated Hollywood of her day. Universally loved, a fashion icon, and the face of a multitude of products, she became one of the earliest ”celebrities” in the current sense of the term.

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At the McCord Museum from May 3 until October 14, 2012