1892â€“1979. Oscar-winning Canadian-born motion picture star & co-founder of United Artists.
Canadian motion picture star, known as "America's Sweetheart"
1892-1979. Was a star of silent motion pictures. Became known as â€œAmericaâ€™s Sweetheart
Gloria Swanson got the part
IMDB rating 7.9/10. Paramount Pictures' biggest hit of 1919. Director: Marshall Neilan.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Gordon Griffin, Carlo Schipa & Spec O'Donnell. Plot: Tough slum girl (Mary Pickford) faces a crisis of the heart when the boy she loves (William Haines) is accused of shooting her cop father...
IMDB rating 7.8/10. Director: Marshall Neilan.
Director: Marshall Neilan. Also starred Fay Lemport, Mahlon Hamilton and Lillian Langdon. Comedy/drama. Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as a benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott., anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school...
Director: Maurice Tourneur. Also starred Gladys Fairbanks, Frank McGlynn sr., Emile La Croix and Marcia Harris. Comedy/drama. Gwen's family is rich, but her parents ignore her and most of the servants push her around, so she is lonely and unhappy...
Director: Paul Powell. Also starred Helen Jerome Eddy, George Berrell & Howard Ralston. Plot: When Pollyanna (Pickford) is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly (Griffith). Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community.
Director: Sam Taylor. Also starred Joseph Cawthorn, Clyde Cook & Geoffrey Wardwell
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Gustav von Seyffertitz, Charllotte Mineau & Spec O'Donnell. Plot: Molly (Pickford), the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.
Director: Marshall Neilan. Also starred Charles Ogle, Margorie Daw. Mayme Kelso and Jane Wolfe. Comedy/drama.
Director: Marshall Neilan. Also starred Conway Tearle, Marcia Manon and Josephine Crowell. Drama. Stella Maris is a beautiful, crippled girl, who is cared by a rich family. They shield her from the harsh realities of the world...
Director: Joseph De Grasse. Also starred Fred Huntley, Claire McDowell & Sam De Grasse. Plot: Family tensions in the Kentucky hills are inflamed by an outsider's dishonest scheme to exploit the area for its coal.
IMDB rating 7.5/10. Director: Marshall Neilan.
Director: Marshall Neilan. Also starred Anne Schaefer, Zasu Pitts and W.E.Lawrence. Drama. Little Sara Crewe is palced in a boarding school by her father when he goes off to war, but he does not understand that the headmistress is a cruel...
Director: Marshall Neilan. Also starred Ida Waterman, Norman Kerry and Fred Goodwins. Comedy. Amarilly comes from a large family in a working-class neighbourhood. She is happy with her family and her boyfriend Terry...