Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918)

Comedy | 11 March 1918

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
2 Feb 18
p. 761.
ETR
16 Mar 18
p. 1229.
MPN
23 Mar 18
p. 1299, 1762.
MPW
9 Mar 18
p. 1412.
MPW
23 Mar 18
p. 1703.
NYDM
16 Mar 18
p. 22, 25.
Variety
8 Mar 18
p. 41.
Wid's
21 Mar 18
pp. 1018-19.
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 March 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
2 March 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12142
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In the tenements of Clothes-Line Alley, bartender Terry McGowen courts cigarette girl Amarilly Jenkins. When wealthy sculptor Gordon Phillips is injured in a brawl at her café, Amarilly takes him to her flat where her mother, an Irish laundress, tends his wounds. In gratitude, he hires Amarilly to clean his studio. Gordon's aunt, Mrs. Stuyvesant Phillips, hoping to make Amarilly the subject of a social experiment, takes the girl into her palatial home. To her consternation, Mrs. Phillips realizes that Gordon is falling in love with Amarilly. To illustrate the folly of such an alliance, Mrs. Phillips invites the entire Jenkins family to tea, where Mrs. Jenkins performs a lively jig with the butler. Amarilly and Gordon discover that they are not made for each other, and Amarilly returns to Terry and true ... +


In the tenements of Clothes-Line Alley, bartender Terry McGowen courts cigarette girl Amarilly Jenkins. When wealthy sculptor Gordon Phillips is injured in a brawl at her café, Amarilly takes him to her flat where her mother, an Irish laundress, tends his wounds. In gratitude, he hires Amarilly to clean his studio. Gordon's aunt, Mrs. Stuyvesant Phillips, hoping to make Amarilly the subject of a social experiment, takes the girl into her palatial home. To her consternation, Mrs. Phillips realizes that Gordon is falling in love with Amarilly. To illustrate the folly of such an alliance, Mrs. Phillips invites the entire Jenkins family to tea, where Mrs. Jenkins performs a lively jig with the butler. Amarilly and Gordon discover that they are not made for each other, and Amarilly returns to Terry and true happiness. +

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