Archival Footage, Interviews & Recordings

A Memorable Day at Pickfair
Mary Pickford reminisces with Adolph Zukor, 1964.


Edward Stotsenberg Interview

Ed Stotsenberg was Mary Pickford’s financial advisor from 1951 until her death in 1979. During that time, he met with her over 1,000 times at Pickfair and, in the following clip, he recalls the Mary he came to know.

Interview conducted by Hugh Munro Neely.


Mary Pickford receives the title “Honorary Colonel” of the 143rd Field Artillery

This 1918 footage features Mary Pickford and her adopted World War I battalion, the 143rd Field Artillery of Camp Kearny, California. Colonel Ralph J. Phaneuf and the soldiers officially made Mary their Honorary Colonel, and the men are seen as extras in the film Johanna Enlists. Music by Samuel Barber.


Mary Pickford USC Speech

Mary Pickford’s Speech at the USC Delta Kappa Alpha Silver Anniversary Banquet on January 6th, 1963.


Mary Pickford/Jack Linkletter Audio Interview

This interview with Mary Pickford was conducted by Art Linkletter’s son Jack Linkletter at the world premiere of the John Wayne film Hatari! at Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on June 19th, 1962. Here, Mary discusses a few of the many charities that were important to her, and reminisces about her early life and movie career. Special thanks to Phil Gries at Archival Television Audio, Inc. for this historical treasure.


Mary Pickford/CBC Audio Interview

This interview with Mary Pickford was conducted in 1959 for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.