Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Mary Pickford Portrait (Famous Players Film Corp, 1910s). Litho on Paper. (10.5" x 13.75"). At the height of her popularity, Mary Pickford was the reigning Queen of Hollywood and America's Sweetheart. A charming and delicate character on screen, she was a shrewd and determined businesswoman behind the cameras, the first woman in the film industry to actively take control of her burgeoning career. She's still remembered and revered today as one of the greatest actresses of the Silent Age. Although this charming portrait is undated, it's clear that it comes from the 1913-1919 period during which Mary was signed to Adolph Zukor's Famous Player's Film Co., a studio that would eventually evolve into today's Paramount. Mary quit Zukor in 1919 to found United Artists, along with fellow superstars Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith. This litho is in excellent condition, with just some very minor overall wear keeping it from an even higher grade. Mint.

    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 869

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 July 25 - 26 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #162007 spotlights


    Rear Window (Paramount, 1954). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Australian Daybill
    BID NOW


    Vertigo (Paramount, 1959). Folded, Very Fine-. Australian Daybill
    BID NOW


    Sorry, Wrong Number (Paramount, 1948). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Gigantis the Fire Monster (Warner Bros., 1959). Folded, Fine+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Perils of Nyoka (Republic, 1942). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Deer Hunter (EMI, 1978). Rolled, Very Fine+. British One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Paradise -- Hawaiian Style (Paramount, 1966). Folded, Very Fine+. Six Sheet
    BID NOW


    On the Waterfront (Columbia, 1954). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Half Sheet
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,503,577
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Movie Posters Weekly Online Auction
    REALIZED $66,985.00