12019-01-24T01:53:42+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11My Best Girl (1927)plain2019-01-24T01:53:42+00:00Critical Commons19272019-01-23T23:19:11ZVideoSam TaylorMy Best GirlPatrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b
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12019-01-24T19:10:43+00:001.16 My Best Girl1My Best Girl (1927)plain2019-01-24T19:10:43+00:00Maggie, sitting on the back of a truck, deliberately drops a package in the street to force Joe to chase after her to return the package. The gag is staged in depth, with the camera on the moving truck and pointing back toward Joe, who races toward Maggie in the foreground. Boldly rejecting the convention of setting romantic scenes against pretty pastoral backdrops, Pickford’s film situates romance right in the middle of the dynamic city.