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 <email@example.com>
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?
Roy Edward Disney
, studio business head and brother to Walt Disney
, issued thousands of "Pollyanna Photo Locket Necklaces" as a promotional item containing the famous quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln
in the movie. Discovering the necklace in a gift shop while on vacation with his family, director / screenwriter David Swift
called the studio to have the item recalled immediately. Lincoln never said, "When you look for the bad in mankind expecting to find it, you surely will." Swift had simply made it up. See more
During the bazaar, Polyanna and the other girls dress as the American Stars and Stripes with 13 stars on it. The flag has always had one star for each state in the union. Utah was the 45th state to join the union in 1896, and the film is set at the turn of the twentieth century, so the flag should have had many more stars on it. See more
We looked for the good in them, and we found it, didn't we?
Referenced in Queer as Folk: Episode #2.5
Listen to the Mocking Bird
Lyrics by Septimus Winner
under the pseudonym "Alice Hawthorne", and music by Richard Milburn
Played at the bazaar See more