Behind-the-Scenes Footage

A Family Wedding at Pickfair

May 10, 1925.

Wedding of Selmar Chalip and Verna Watson. Charlotte Pickford, Mary Pickford, Doug Fairbanks, Reverend Dodd, Jack Pickford, and Robert Fairbanks

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

This 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.