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Lost Mary Pickford Film To Be Restored

25th September 2013

A 'lost' film starring Canadian actress Mary Pickford is to be restored and given a public showing.The 1911 film Their First Misunderstanding was the first on-screen credit for Pickford, who went on to win two...

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Julia Stiles To Play Groundbreaking Screenwriter Frances Marion

4th February 2013

Actress Julia Stiles is set to portray groundbreaking screenwriter Frances Marion in the upcoming biopic about late acting legend Mary Pickford.Producers at Poverty Row Entertainment recently won the rights to Eileen Whitfield's biography Pickford: The...

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Jude Law Slated To Play Douglas Fairbanks In Biopic

29th May 2012

Jude Law is reportedly in talks to portray Douglas Fairbanks in a new Mary Pickford biopic.Broadway star Lily Rabe will portray movie icon Pickford in the film, produced by Jennifer DeLia and Al Pacino's daughter...

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Al Pacino's Daughter Hoping To Make Mary Pickford Biopic

4th May 2012

Late acting legend Mary Pickford is returning to the big screen as the subject of a new biopic produced by Al Pacino's daughter.Producers at Poverty Row Entertainment have won the rights to Eileen Whitfield's biography...

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Michael Jackson's Children To Immortalize His Footprints

26th January 2012

Michael Jackson is to have his foot print immortalised by his children in Los Angeles, with one of the late star's patented sequined gloves also being used to make an imprint of his hand.In what...

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Fascinating Fact 12446

23rd November 2011

Movie icon Mary Pickford's Hancock Park, Los Angeles home doubles as fictional silver screen star Peppy Miller's mansion in acclaimed new movie The Artist. Pickford's bed features in the film.

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Academy Award Sale To Be Banned

16th December 2008

A jury in Los Angeles has ruled in favour of blocking the sale of two Oscars awarded to silent movie legend MARY PICKFORD. Three female heirs, descended from a woman who married Pickford's third husband,...

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Sale Of Pickford's Historic Oscar In Limbo

24th November 2006

Movie icon MARY PICKFORD's Best Actress Oscar for COQUETTE has been saved from the auction block thanks to documents the actress signed, agreeing never to sell her little golden statue. Pickford's 1929 award, which was...

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Cruise And Mgm Form New United Artists

2nd November 2006

Superstar TOM CRUISE and executives from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc are resurrecting United Artists, the movie studio founded more than 80 years ago by screen legends including CHARLIE CHAPLIN and MARY PICKFORD. MGM executives announced the...

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Carrey Goes Home To Unveil Star

24th June 2004

Hollywood funnyman JIM CARREY returned to his native Canada last night (23JUN04) to unveil his star on Toronto's WALK OF FAME. The BRUCE ALMIGHTY star brought his daughter JANE to the unveiling on Simcoe...

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Pickfair Site On The Market Again

15th December 2003

The legendary Beverly Hills site of silver screen icons MARY PICKFORD and DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS famous home is on the market again for almost $3 million (GBP1.76 million). The 1 acre (0.4 hectare) lot, which...

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Zadora Sues Neighbour

11th June 2003

Actress PIA ZADORA is suing her next door neighbour after her plans to build a tennis court on her land were nixed. The BUTTERFLY star, who owns the Beverly Hills site on which Hollywood...

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Pia Zadora Battles With Buddy Rogers. Wife

10th April 2003

Actress PIA ZADORA is taking the widow of late movie star BUDDY ROGERS to court - over a dispute surrounding a tennis court. THE CLAPPING SONG singer Zadora wants at least $2 million (GBP1.3...

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