Celebrating Mary Pickford on July 16th

Mary Pickford. Founding member of the Academy of Motion Pictures. Founding Member of United Artists. Producer and Co-Owner of Pickfair Studios (now The Lot in Hollywood).  The second actress ever to take home an Oscar Statuette, she starred in over 250 film credits spanning from the inception of the art form through the introduction of talking pictures. If you don’t know this woman, and you work in Hollywood, hold on to your hat. Learn more about Pickford and her legacy thanks to Women & Hollywood!

Saturday, July 16th Seeking Our Story screens Mary Pickford’s ‘Little Annie Rooney’, a co-presentation with The Mary Pickford Foundation and the AmericanCinematheque’s Rack Focus Initiative. Networking before the film sponsored by Alliance of Women Directors, International Screenwriters’ Association, Women In Media and Etheria Film Night.

Saturday, July 16th 

Sid Grauman’s Egyptian Theater
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
6:00PM Doors + Networking

RSVP for networking to SeekingOurStory@gmail.com
7:30PM Film Presentation
Special Members Discount! Use Code SOSMary and get your ticket for only $8 here.

This never before seen 4K digital presentation debuts a score commissioned by the Mary Pickford Foundation. Foundation film scholarCari Beauchamp and composer Andy Gladbach will speak on a panel before the film.
In LITTLE ANNIE ROONEY, Pickford plays a tomboy of the tenement gangs who takes care of her younger brother and widowed father. The setting, a multi-ethnic New York neighborhood, was recreated entirely on the backlot of the Pickford Fairbanks (“Pickfair”) studio. Pickford produced, starred in and wrote the movie (under the pen name Catherine Hennessey). The film follows the formula that Pickford employed to dominate the box-office throughout her career.  It showcases her comedic chops and unique ability to play endearing, heartfelt characters. Often appearing in the role of the child, Pickford was the first performer ever coined as “America’s Sweetheart”.

Celebrate Mary Pickford July 16th


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