Film Series: Sparrows

1926. USA. Dir: William Beaudine. With Mary Pickford. 84 min.

America’s Original Sweetheart leads a band of oppressed orphans trying to escape their Dickensian existence and a swamp full of alligators. The stylish and suspenseful melodrama showcases Little Mary’s charm, humor and badass gumption. Live accompaniment by Ben Model. Speaker: Christel Schmidt, editor of Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.