Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley
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Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley
Coming as it did on the heels of what many consider to be Mary Pickford's greatest triumph, Stella Maris (1918), this film seemed almost too lightweight in comparison. The situation -- a poor girl's introduction to High Society -- was already old hat in 1918, but luckily, the star and her director, Marshall Neilan, made what could have been a poor imitation of Pygmalion into one of the best social satires of the era. Amarilly Jenkins is a beloved Lower East Side urchin by day and no-nonsense cigarette girl at the tough Cyclone Café -- an establishment complete with prostitutes and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Solid Pickford vehicle, mixing comedy and romance"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"The film should be of special interest to Mary Pickford fans."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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