Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford – photos and quotes

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“We were pioneers in a brand-new medium. Everything’s fun when you’re young.” — Mary Pickford “In the Valentine Stock Company when she was five years old, the man who owned the company asked to have her for a part he had in mind. He said, ‘I think you could do it, Mary,’ and Mary said, […]

Leslie Brooks

Leslie Brooks

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Leslie Brooks (real name Lorraine Gettmann), was a Nebraskan, who got her start as a pin-up model, eventually being signed by MGM and then Warner Bros. Both studios primarily employed her as a model, occasionally giving her extra roles, while promoting her as having the best legs in Hollywood. Once she signed with Columbia, however, […]