A little girl comes to a town that is embattled by feuds and intimidated by her aunt. By the time she must leave, she has transformed the community with her indominatable will to see the good side of even the worst situations and bring it out for the betterment of all. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Meet the people, the pleasure, the entertainment of the year! All the love, laughter and drama that life can hold, poured into one unforgettable motion picture!
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Did You Know?
According to director David Swift
, after looking at 362 girls for the part of Pollyanna, they still did not have anyone to play the part. One day, Walt Disney
's wife Lilly went shopping with Disney studio head Bill Anderson
's wife while they were in London on business. The two ladies saw Hayley Mills
in Tiger Bay
(1959) and thought she was perfect for the role of Pollyanna. The two men didn't listen to them, but they were so persistent that the men finally agreed to watch the movie and immediately decided to cast Hayley. See more
Mrs. Lagerlof and Mr. Tarbell can be seen dancing during the beginning of the bazaar scene, before either of them have actually arrived at the bazaar. See more
[after reading note from Polly
Oh my God, what have I done? What have I done?
Referenced in Killers
Little Brown Jug
Written by Joseph Winner See more