Welcome to the Mary Pickford Foundation’s online research center

This website is our virtual office and a key element in fostering the Foundation’s mission to further Mary Pickford’s commitment to her craft, her community and her philanthropy while inspiring future generations of women and filmmakers.

Original videos and writings, photographs, archives, collections, film clips and historical material illustrating the tremendous impact Mary Pickford and her colleagues had on the film industry are featured here, as well as details of the Foundation’s partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. We will be continuously adding as we go along so please visit us often. We welcome your questions, suggestions and ideas.

  • The Mary Pickford Foundation has joined Paramount, Warner Bros., MGM and Sony Pictures in being a founding supporter of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.

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  • The Mary Pickford Foundation and the Motion Picture & Television Relief Fund have a long history together. Mary co-founded the MPTF in 1921, and today they are still providing assistance to those in need.

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