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My Best Girl (1927)

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Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father's stores, to prove that he can be a ... See full summary »

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Maggie Johnson
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Joe Grant (as Charles Rogers)
Sunshine Hart ...
Ma Johnson
Lucien Littlefield ...
Pa Johnson
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Liz Johnson
Hobart Bosworth ...
Robert Merrill
Evelyn Hall ...
Esther Merrill
Avonne Taylor ...
Millicent Rogers
Mack Swain ...
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John Junior ...
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Storyline

Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father's stores, to prove that he can be a success without his father's influence. There he meets stockroom girl Maggie Johnson, and they fall in love. This causes problems, because Mrs. Merrill had planned for her son to marry Millicent Rogers, a high society girl. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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31 October 1927 (USA)  »

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$483,103 (estimated)
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Trivia

Mary Pickford's last silent film, released just after The Jazz Singer (1927) with Al Jolson. See more »

Quotes

Maggie Johnson: He's a swell actor - his uncle knows Lon Chaney!
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Referenced in The American Experience: Mary Pickford (2005) See more »

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classic love story
7 August 2000 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Beautiful romantic comedy starring the great Mary Pickford, alongside her future husband Buddy Rogers. As a silent it is one of the best, a perfect example of the art of silent cinema, and as a film, it transcends all time and languages, the perfect love story.


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