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
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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
The sun has to shine right through a prism to produce the spectrum on the wall. In none of the scenes where the prism is important is the sun's light visible. See more
Stuffy in here. Not much of a room, is it?
But it's my own, anyway. I'm glad of that. Ooh, and the bed's soft! And it's got a lovely window.
[Pollyanna looks out the window and sees Nancy embracing a man
Who's that man down there with Nancy?
None of your business. Just be sure you're dressed in time for dinner. Think she'd do better than this for her own niece.
Referenced in Robson Arms: Mean Girls
When the Saints Go Marching in
Written by Katharine E. Purvis
and James Milton Black See more