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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)


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  • David Wondrich: "Along with her husband, Douglas Fairbanks, the golden-haired Mary Pickford was at the pinnacle of the first generation of movie royalty. This 1920s Cuban concoction does her honor.
    Stir well with cracked ice:
    1 1/2 oz white rum
    1 oz unsweetened pineapple juice
    1/2 teaspoon grenadine
    Strain into chilled cocktail glass and drop in a maraschino cherry."

    (Article is at "Celebrate Prohibition Repeal," here.)

    June 3, 2009