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Mary Pickford's Screen Debut
30 October 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

At the age of 16, Mary Pickford left school and made her screen debut in this D.W. Griffith film 'Mrs. Jones Entertains'. Pickford would go on to set up United Artists with Griffiths, Charles Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks in order to control the distribution of their films.


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