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The working title of the film was Molly O' Pigtail Alley . Wid's mistakenly lists Phillip Hatkins as the cameraman. A British film called Sally in Our Alley was also released in 1916. A film released in 1927 by Columbia Pictures entitled Sally in Our Alley , bears little resemblance in its plot to this ... More Less

The working title of the film was Molly O' Pigtail Alley . Wid's mistakenly lists Phillip Hatkins as the cameraman. A British film called Sally in Our Alley was also released in 1916. A film released in 1927 by Columbia Pictures entitled Sally in Our Alley , bears little resemblance in its plot to this film. More Less

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MPN
29 Jul 16
p. 631.
MPW
29 Jul 16
p. 802, 852
Variety
28 Jul 16
p. 24.
Wid's
27 May 16
p. 1530.
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LITERARY
Inspired by the song "Sally in Our Alley" by Henry Carey (London, ca. 1715).
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Alternate Title:
Molly O'Pigtail Alley
Release Date:
17 July 1916
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 July 1916
Copyright Number:
LU8777
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Having grown up in the tenements of Pigtail Alley, Sally McGill is overjoyed when Mrs. Rockwell, a wealthy social worker, decides to take her to the country for the summer. Isabel, Mrs. Rockwell's status-conscious niece, takes an instant dislike to Sally, and then becomes jealous of her when her own sweetheart, Paul Taylor, seems to be taking too strong an interest in the visitor from the slums. As a result, Isabel convinces her aunt to send Sally back to the city. Paul still does not return to Isabel, however, but instead follows Sally, and then proposes to her. Sally refuses, citing their different backgrounds, but Paul, undeterred, persists until she finally ... +


Having grown up in the tenements of Pigtail Alley, Sally McGill is overjoyed when Mrs. Rockwell, a wealthy social worker, decides to take her to the country for the summer. Isabel, Mrs. Rockwell's status-conscious niece, takes an instant dislike to Sally, and then becomes jealous of her when her own sweetheart, Paul Taylor, seems to be taking too strong an interest in the visitor from the slums. As a result, Isabel convinces her aunt to send Sally back to the city. Paul still does not return to Isabel, however, but instead follows Sally, and then proposes to her. Sally refuses, citing their different backgrounds, but Paul, undeterred, persists until she finally consents. +

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