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Sweetheart.  The Story Of Mary Pickford by  Robert Windeler - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1974 - from Gilt Edge Books and Biblio.co.uk

Sweetheart. The Story Of Mary Pickford

by Windeler, Robert

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


New York: Praeger Publishers, 1974. Mary's almost 200 roles spanned the formative years of film art, from D.W. Griffith's early short silents to the sophisticated sound films of the early thirties. "Sweetheart" is not only the first full-scale biography of this fascinating Canadian-born actress but also a history of the silent-movie era. The life of Mary Pickford is full of romance, accomplishment, and glamour..... but also a great measure of tragedy. The preface by the author is followed with an introduction. Four sections of photographs are present. An appendix provides the films of Mary Pickford with the release dates and other pertinent information. This book closes with a bibliography and index. Red cloth boards. Gilt title print to spine. No ownership markings or inscription. A bright book in it's glossy, price-intact, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Gill Speirs.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.




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