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D.W. Griffith

(1875—1948) American film director

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Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer  

1885–1957)Russian-born US film executive who became one of Hollywood's most powerful film magnates.Born in Minsk, Mayer emigrated as a child with his family to Canada, where he began his working life ...
Mack Sennett

Mack Sennett  

(1884–1960) US film director, producer, and actor whose many short,slapstick comedies enlivened the age of silent films. Films made by his Keystone Company brought fame to Charlie Chaplin, Mabel ...
Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford  

1893–1979)Canadian-born US film star of the silent screen.Pickford was born in Toronto and at the age of five was touring on stage as ‘Baby Gladys’. At fourteen she was starring on Broadway in The ...

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