Palos Reads Event - Palos Heights Library 9/23 @ 2pm. Mary Pickford: America’s Silent Film Sweetheart
Leslie Goddard portrays "America's Sweetheart" silent film star Mary Pickford, one of early Hollywood's most powerful women. This portrayal explores Pickford's remarkable career as well as her legacy as "the woman who made Hollywood". Be sure to see author Melanie Benjamin at the Palos Read event on Sept. 27!
In celebration of Palos Reads, join us in a one-woman musical on the Swedish film star Greta Garbo with Jill Gabrielle.
Steven Frenzel, founder of Marquee FilmTalks, takes you on a journey through the era of silent film. Film clips include actors Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Charlie Chaplin.