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Director:
Writers:
Eleanor H. Porter (novel)
David Swift (written for the screen by)
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Release Date:
19 May 1960 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Just wonderful entertainment! See more »
Plot:
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(19 articles)
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User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Hayley Mills ... Pollyanna

Jane Wyman ... Aunt Polly

Richard Egan ... Dr. Edmond Chilton

Karl Malden ... Reverend Paul Ford

Nancy Olson ... Nancy Furman

Adolphe Menjou ... Mr. Pendergast

Donald Crisp ... Mayor Karl Warren

Agnes Moorehead ... Mrs. Snow

Kevin Corcoran ... Jimmy Bean

James Drury ... George Dodds

Reta Shaw ... Tillie Lagerlof

Leora Dana ... Mrs. Paul Ford

Edward Platt ... Ben Tarbell

Anne Seymour ... Mrs. Amelia Tarbell

Mary Grace Canfield ... Angelica
Jenny Egan ... Mildred Snow
Gage Clarke ... Mr. Murg

Ian Wolfe ... Mr. Neely

Nolan Leary ... Mr. Thomas
Edgar Dearing ... Mr. Gorman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Balderrama ... Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Cristo ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Deery ... Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Frees ... Barker (voice) (uncredited)
Stephanie Gorman ... Girl Singing 'America, America' (uncredited)
Tim Graham ... Orphanage Worker (uncredited)
Signe Hack ... Townswoman (uncredited)

Harry Harvey ... Editor (uncredited)
Harvey Karels ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jon Lormer ... Mr. Geary (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ... McEnerney, Dress Shop Manager (uncredited)
William Newell ... Mr. Hooper (uncredited)
Jean Ransome ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Fred Rapport ... Townsman (uncredited)
Charles Seel ... Train Conductor (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Wagon Driver (uncredited)
David Swift ... Fireman (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Fishing Booth Attendant (uncredited)

Directed by
David Swift 
 
Writing credits
Eleanor H. Porter (novel)

David Swift (written for the screen by)

Produced by
George Golitzen .... associate producer (as George Golitzin)
Walt Disney .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Paul J. Smith  (as Paul Smith)
 
Cinematography by
Russell Harlan (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Frank Gross 
 
Art Direction by
Carroll Clark 
Robert Clatworthy 
 
Set Decoration by
Emile Kuri 
Fred M. MacLean  (as Fred MacLean)
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett 
 
Makeup Department
Pat McNalley .... makeup artist
Ruth Sandifer .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph C. Behm .... assistant director (as Joseph Behm)
 
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound supervisor
Dean Thomas .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Ub Iwerks .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Peter Ellenshaw .... matte artist
Jim Fetherolf .... assistant matte artist (uncredited)
Albert Whitlock .... assistant matte artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Travers Hill .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gertrude Casey .... costumer
Chuck Keehne .... costumer
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Franklyn Marks .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Leon Charles .... dialogue coach
Don DaGradi .... sequence consultant (as Don Da Gradi)
Walt Disney .... presenter
 
Crew verified as complete


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  • RCA  sound recording

Additional Details

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Runtime:
134 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.75 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:G | Finland:S | Germany:0 (re-rating) | Iceland:L | New Zealand:G | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | UK:U (video rating) (1985) (2003) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #19385) (original rating) | USA:G (re-rating) (1992) | West Germany:0 | West Germany:6 (original rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
When the movie performed below expectations at the box office, Walt Disney put out his theory for the movie's disappointing performance: "I think the picture would have done better with a different title. Girls and women went to it, but men tended to stay away because it sounded sweet and sticky."See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In Mrs Snow's bedroom there is a serpentine-fronted chest of drawers prominently displayed in several scenes. One of the drawers in the chest has been slid into place upside-down (this is easily discernible due to the shape of the handles and the position of the key-hole).See more »
Quotes:
Reverend Ford:We looked for the good in them, and we found it, didn't we?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "The Big C: Killjoy (#3.8)" (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
Little Brown JugSee more »

FAQ

Chapter Headings, an unofficial version:
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Nice work..., 17 April 2005
Author: gusienka from Poland

This movie ,,Pollyanna'' is quite fascinating especially the leading actress makes a wonderful atmosphere while watching the actual film. A good adaptation but it would have been nice if they'd show the ending with Pollyanna on crutches. In some moments you could have seen a tear in my eye, which proves the fact of the movie being sad and realistic. Sweet Haylie Mills and the other actors make a great-standard presentation of their talent.Unfortunately their seems to be something missing and my vote goes for the ending. I also loved to see Agnes Moorehead and the lovely cooks.If you liked this movie you'd probably love ,,The parent trap'' with the same actress, or should I say actresses taking the lead. A good film for the whole family.

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