Women’s Film Preservation Fund Spot. 2005-14. USA. Produced by the WFPF. 9 min.
An introduction to the New York Women in Film and Television’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund.
Behind the Scenes. 1914. USA. Directed by James Kirkwood. Silent, with piano accompaniment by Donald Sosin. 72 min.
Screenplay by Margaret Mayo. With Mary Pickford. Mary Lea Bandy was a force in film preservation and a founding member of the Women’s Film Preservation Fund. The former chief curator of MoMA's Department of Film, Bandy worked tirelessly to preserve the work of major female players in film history. In Behind the Scenes, Mary Pickford portrays an actress who must decide between stardom and country life. Print courtesy George Eastman House. Preserved with support from NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund.