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Pollyanna (1960)

 -  Drama | Family  -  19 May 1960 (USA)
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A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

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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 <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Alle lieben Pollyanna  »

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Trivia

The number 94 locomotive used in the film is intact and on display at the Western Railway Museum in Northern California. See more »

Goofs

When Nancy and Pollyanna are delivering the charity baskets and they are at Mr. Neely's house, Nancy rushes Pollyanna saying, "Come on honey we still have three more to go." After they leave there they make another delivery, and after leaving that house Nancy has four jars in her basket and Pollyanna has one in hers. Shouldn't they have had two left if they had three to go at Mr. Neely's house? See more »

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Pollyanna Whittier: [petting her aunt's dog] Hello! What's his name, please?
Nancy Furman: *His* name happens to be Elizabeth!
Pollyanna Whittier: Oh, you're a girl! You're lovely.
Nancy Furman: Leave her alone and come along.
Pollyanna Whittier: How - how do I address you, please?
Nancy Furman: Just call me Nancy, same as everyone else.
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Pollyanna's Song
(uncredited)
By Hazel George (as Gil George)
Played instrumentally
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Great FAMILY film
18 June 2004 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a great family movie. I recommend this movie for children & their mothers. It might be a little cheesy for dads or men. It is very idealistic - Good values - good plot. It is not for everyone - especially if you are not "young & pure at heart" (or at least long to be). This Disney film is about a young girl and her joyous, Christian outlook on life. Her view & beliefs turn the town around. Hayley Mills was a wonderful young actress who also starred in Parent Trap (original), Summer Magic, That Darn Cat, etc. I have to make this review at least 10 lines - so I'll just end by saying that I hope this becomes a family favorite in your house, as it is in ours.


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