My Best Girl (Sam Taylor, 1927)

Director: Sam Taylor
Producer: Mary Pickford
Writer: Hope Lorring and Kathleen Norris
Cinematographer: David Kesson and Charles Rosher

Mary Pickford (Maggie Johnson)
Charles “Buddy” Rogers (Joseph Grant/Merrill)
Sunshine Hart (Ma Johnson)
Lucien Littlefield (Pa Johnson)
Carmelita Geraghty (Elizabeth Johnson)
Hobart Bosworth (Father Robert E. Merrill)
Evelyn Hall (Ester Merill)
Avonne Taylor (Millicent Rogers)
Mack Swain (Judge)
Carole Lombard (Salesgirl, uncredited)

Plot Summary
Maggie, a department store stock girl, falls in love with her co-worker, Joe. In reality, Joe is the son of the store’s wealthy owner that is forced to work to prove his independence. Joe’s parents disapproves of his relationship with Maggie, because they have arranged for him to marry socialite, Millicent. Joe’s meddling family cause problems for him and Maggie, and the couple fights to keep their romance alive in the face of adversity.

Release Date: October 31, 1927 (USA)
Running Time: 80 minutes

Carole Lombard (third from left) in My Best Girl.