The Mary Pickford

Not Mary Pickford, the famous Canadian-American actress from the silent film era, but the light and refreshing cocktail named in honor of her.

Who is Mary Pickford and why is there a cocktail named after her?

Mary Pickford was a famous Canadian-American actress who became one of the most popular actresses of the silent film era. She was a co-founder of United Artists studio and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The Mary Pickford cocktail was created in the 1920s in honor of her popularity and success. It is made with white rum, pineapple juice, grenadine, and maraschino liqueur. The drink was said to be one of Pickford’s favorites and was named after her because of its light, refreshing taste, which was seen to match her sparkling personality

The Mary Pickford

0 from 0 votes
Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy ????


The mary pickford | the mary pickford | cocktail hammer


Total time





  • Shake all ingredients (except the garnish) with ice and strain into a chilled Nick and Nora glass.
  • Garnish with a cherry.

Recipe Video

Written by Chris Harris, Staff Writer

Howdy. I’m Chris Harris. One of the writers here at Cocktail Hammer. I have a passion for all things food, wine, and mixology. When I’m not I’m behind the bar or writing for this awesome blog, you can find me riding my bike all across New York City.

Edited by Julian Solorzano, Staff Editor

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

Verified User Black 24dp


Every article undergoes a thorough evaluation process by our team of writers and editors who exclusively rely on reputable sources for their citations.

Event Available Black 24dp


We are committed to providing high-quality and up-to-date information to our readers. We frequently update our articles to reflect changes or advancements.

Leave a Comment

[instagram-feed feed=1]