Autographed Photograph Signed by Lottie Pickford, Witzel photo~109014

Autographed Photograph Signed by Lottie Pickford, Witzel photo~109014

A vintage autographed photograph signed by Lottie Pickford, Witzel photograph. Lottie Pickford (June 9, 1893 - December 9, 1936) was a Canadian-born silent film actress, and socialite . She was the sister of fellow actress Mary Pickford and actor Jack Pickford .

One of her best known roles was in The Diamond from the Sky directed by William Desmond Taylor in 1915. Pickford's career is often overshadowed by that of her siblings and though she was a notable figure in the 1920s, her films and role in the Pickford acting family is now largely forgotten.

She was born Charlotte Smith, to John Charles Smith and Charlotte Hennessy . Pickford was named for her mother. [1] She was the middle child, born a year and two months after her sister Gladys Smith and two years before her brother John Charles Smith, called Jack . She quickly became her father's favorite, much to her sister's annoyance. [2] After mistakenly believing she was a boy when first born, her father lovingly gave her the boyish nickname, 'Chuckie'. [2]

Pickford's father left the family while she was young, and Gladys took on responsibilities. Lottie and Jack became extremely close, banding together against their sister who they saw as strict. [3] Lottie idolized her brother Jack,
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