Mary Pickford

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Lost Part of Film History Found in Barn

Important Mary Pickford movie found, restored

(Newser) - Just before tearing down an old barn in New Hampshire, a contractor did one last check and discovered a treasure: seven reels of film that he donated to the Keene State College Film Archives, reports the college . It has since determined that at least four of those films were ones... More »

Academy Sues to Halt Oscar Sell-Out

Golden pair won by silent film legend to be sold at auction

(Newser) - Two Oscars won by silent film legend Mary Pickford are on their way to the open market, and the Motion Picture Academy of America is suing to stop the sale. The academy claims that 1950 bylaws give them the right to buy each statue for the nominal sum of $10,... More »

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