Music sheet with great cover photos of ‘America’s Sweetheart’ Mary Pickford standing in a room, and another of her holding a baby.
"Why did everyone call her “Hoodlum”, just because she was wild I guess. In the heart of this little Hoodlum, There was nothing but happiness…"
Copyright MCMXIX by Waterson Berlin & Snyder Co.
Advertising on back page for four ‘Latest Song Hits’ with music/lyrics samples
Small tear lower edge. Some scuffs on cover.
31 x 23,50 cm
Gladys Louise Smith (1892–1979), known professionally as Mary Pickford, was a Canadian-born American film actress and producer. With a career spanning 50 years, she was a co-founder of both the Pickford–Fairbanks Studio (along with Douglas Fairbanks) and, later, the United Artists film studio (with Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and D. W. Griffith), and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who present the yearly "Oscar" award ceremony.
Pickford was known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart" and the "girl with the curls". She was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the development of film acting. Pickford was one of the earliest stars to be billed under her own name, and was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". She is credited as having defined the ingénue archetype in cinema