starring Mary Pickford
November 1919

Mary Pickford's latest, "The Hoodlum," (First National), based upon Julie Lippman's novel, "Burkses' Amy," does not possess the all-round appeal of "Daddy Long Legs." The story of "The Hoodlum" -- of a snobbish young society girl who goes to live with her sociological father in the slums -- has alrady been related in "The Classic" in story form. But the metamorphosis of the hot-tempered society belle into a rough street gamin will tax the credulity of even violent Pickford fans, we fear. For Amy Burke attains dirt, tatters and slang along with spiritual sweetness and a proclivity to play pranks upon alley policemen.

For more information, see "The Hoodlum" as our "Feature of the Month"

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