Mary Pickford — the most powerful woman in Hollywood who in the end wanted to burn her fame

When starting to research Mary Pickford, I’ve come across a lot of superlatives:

  • The most powerful woman in Hollywood.
  • One of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood.
  • One of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s.
  • “Queen of the Movies”
  • She invented modern screen acting.
  • The first movie star.
  • The most successful…