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A department store's stock girl falls in love with a co-worker, the son of the store's manager; the feeling is mutual though he is engaged to a debutante and focusing on becoming successful without the influence of his father.

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Maggie Johnson
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Joe Grant (as Charles Rogers)
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Ma Johnson
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Pa Johnson
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Liz Johnson
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Robert Merrill
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Esther Merrill
Avonne Taylor ...
Millicent Rogers
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The Judge
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Nick Powell
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Child (uncredited)
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Butler Serving Dinner (uncredited)
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Stock Clerk (uncredited)
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Night Court Spectator (uncredited)
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Crippled Pencil Peddler (uncredited)
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Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Newspaper Seller (uncredited)
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The Cop (uncredited)
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Flirty Blonde Salesgirl (uncredited)
Andy MacLennan ...
Man in Court Room (uncredited)
Isabelle Sheridan ...
Blonde Sales Clerk (uncredited)
Frank Finch Smiles ...
The Butler (uncredited)
Harry Walker ...
The Floorwalker (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sam Taylor

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Kathleen Norris ... (from the story by)
 
Allen McNeil ... (screen play) and
Tim Whelan ... (screen play)
 
Hope Loring ... (adaptation)

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Mary Pickford ... producer (uncredited)

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David Kesson ... (photography) (as Dave Kesson)
Charles Rosher ... (photography)

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John DuCasse Schulze ... (as Jack Schulze)

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H. Bruce Humberstone ... assistant director (as Lucky Humberstone)

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Clarence Hennecke ... comedy assistant
William S. Johnson ... electrical effects (as William Johnson)
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Plot Summary

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

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Taglines My Girl is a symphony of Laughter, adventure and thrilling suspense, but its theme- the quivering background of a cello melody- is LOVE. Live again the gentle thrills of doubt,and wonderment- of stolen moments in youth's bright paradise. (Print Ad- Republican-Journal, ((Ogdensburg, NY)) 10 December 1928) See more »
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Also Known As
  • La petite vendeuse (France)
  • La pequeña vendedora (Spain)
  • Mi chica preferida (Spain)
  • A Caixeirinha (Portugal)
  • デパート娘大学 (Japan, Japanese title)
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  • 80 min
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Budget $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 »
Movie Connections Featured in The 48th Annual Academy Awards (1976). See more »
Quotes Ma Johnson: I've been to the loveliest funeral, Pa.
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