Howard Hawks’ early career

Director Marshall Neilan with Mary Pickford and William Scott on the set of Amarilly of Clothesline Alley (1918).

Marshall would soon form an indepedent production company with Howard Hawks, Allan Dwan and Allen Holubar.  They produced 14 films from 1920 to 1923.

“The Grey Fox of Hollywood” says “After The Little Princess. Hawks worked on one more Neilan feature Amarilly of Clothersline Alley” but he doesn’t provide any further detail.

Howard Hawks’ early career

Amarilly of Clothesline Alley premiered Mar 11, 1918.  Howard Hawks’ only biography only states Howard Hawks worked on the film.  It was not a success.