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Mary Pickford-Buddy Rogers correspondence

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Mary Pickford-Buddy Rogers correspondence, 1943-1976.
Author
Shield, Blanche.
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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1992-024 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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.4 lin. ft. (1 box)
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Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
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  • Charles Apfelbaum Rare Books & Collections
Biography (note)
  • Mary Pickford, "America's Sweetheart, was a star of stage and film.
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*T Mss 1992-024
Author
Shield, Blanche.
Title
Mary Pickford-Buddy Rogers correspondence, 1943-1976.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers Corrrespondence consists of letters sent by them and their secretaries to Blanche Shield, long time friend and correspondent. The letters contain information on the personal and professional lives of Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers.
Biography
Mary Pickford, "America's Sweetheart, was a star of stage and film. Born in Toronto, Canada in 1893 she is best known as a star of silent films. Her first film was with Biograph studio where she was taken on by D. W. Griffith. Among her films are THE LITTLE AMERICAN (1917); REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM (1917); LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY (1921) and ROSITA (1923). Her career is sound film was short-lived and included COQUETTE (1929) and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (1929). She was married to Owen Moore, Douglas Fairbanks and Charles "Buddy" Rogers. She died in 1979.
Charles "Buddy" Rogers was born in Olanthe, Kansas in 1904. A leading man in early Hollywood films, Rogers appeared opposite Mary Pickford in MY BEST GIRL (1927). Other films include WINGS (1927); ABIE'S IRISH ROSE (1928) and THE ROAD TO RENO (1931) to name a few. He married Mary Pickford in 1937 and remained her husband until her death in 1979.
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Van Valen, Diane.
Rogers, Buddy, 1904-1999.
Research Call Number
*T Mss 1992-024
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