Lensed by Hollywood cinematographer Henry Sharp, the deceptively titled “Spanish People at Pickfair” features Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Jr., and friends in full performance mode on the grounds of their home, mocking courtship rituals and gender roles—including Charlie Chaplin’s sublime turn as a balletic sprite with a globe under his arm, prefiguring his performance in “The Great Dictator” (1940).
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