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Sunshine and Shadow: The Autobiography of Mary Pickford
Sunshine and Shadow The Autobiography of Mary Pickford Author:Mary Pickford This book is not only the story of Mary Pickford's film career. It is also an intensely personal story, the story of her devotion to her mother, sister and brother, and her determined efforts to support them; of her secret and disastrous marriage to Owen Moore; her story-book romance with Douglas Fairbanks; and her final happiness as the wif... more »e of Buddy Rogers.
She writes among others about Charlie Chaplin, Lillian Gish, Rudolph Valentino and Adolph Zukor. She tells of her triumphal tours in Europe and in America and of the fans who follow her wherever she goes. But perhaps she is most proud of the title of The 'World's Sweetheart' awarded to her in 1912 and corroborated during the Second Word War when eight hundred Air Cadets sang "Let Me Call You Sweetheart". Mary Pickford has had a full, exciting and productive life, and she writes of it with warmth, with charm and with a disarming candor.« less