Director:

Sidney A. Franklin

Production Designer:

Max Parker

Production Company:

Mary Pickford Co.
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HISTORY

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
13 Sep 19
p. 1277.
MPN
13 Sep 19
p. 2285.
MPW
13 Sep 19
p. 1701.
New York Times
31 May 1919.
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Variety
5 Sep 19
p. 61.
Wid's
7 Sep 19
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PHOTOGRAPHY
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel "Burkeses Amy" by Julie Mathilde Lippman (New York, 1915).
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 September 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Mary Pickford and First National Exhibitors Circuit
Copyright Date:
18 August 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14081
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,462
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Pampered Amy Burke lives in a New York mansion with her wealthy grandfather, Alexander Guthrie. She upsets him when, on the eve of their planned trip to Europe, she decides instead to live with her returning father, a sociologist, in an East Side slum, where he can make observations for a book. Although at first she is disgusted with her new surroundings, Amy gradually learns the joys of shooting craps, dancing the shimmy, and escaping from the cops. After she befriends John Graham, and learns that he had gone to jail because financiers headed by her grandfather made him the scapegoat for their improprieties, she disguises herself as a boy and with John breaks into her grandfather's safe. They are caught after finding papers which clear John's name. Amy's grandfather, who earlier, disguised himself to check on Amy and softened while observing her, promises to right the wrong. Amy and John marry and escape rice-throwing well-wishers by switching ... +


Pampered Amy Burke lives in a New York mansion with her wealthy grandfather, Alexander Guthrie. She upsets him when, on the eve of their planned trip to Europe, she decides instead to live with her returning father, a sociologist, in an East Side slum, where he can make observations for a book. Although at first she is disgusted with her new surroundings, Amy gradually learns the joys of shooting craps, dancing the shimmy, and escaping from the cops. After she befriends John Graham, and learns that he had gone to jail because financiers headed by her grandfather made him the scapegoat for their improprieties, she disguises herself as a boy and with John breaks into her grandfather's safe. They are caught after finding papers which clear John's name. Amy's grandfather, who earlier, disguised himself to check on Amy and softened while observing her, promises to right the wrong. Amy and John marry and escape rice-throwing well-wishers by switching autos. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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