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The Borrowers (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Fantasy  -  14 December 1973 (USA)
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An eight-year-old boy discovers a family of tiny people, only a few inches tall, living beneath the floorboards of a Victorian country home.

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An eight-year-old boy discovers a family of tiny people, only a few inches tall, living beneath the floorboards of a Victorian country home.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Borrowers (#23.2)  »

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the best of the borrowers
25 January 2005 | by (maysville, ky) – See all my reviews

this version of the borrowers with eddie albert is a true classic. it is perfection in every way. great sets, good effects and top notch acting. karen pearson who plays arrietty gives one of the all time best performances by a child star and has great stage presence with her elaborate victorian dresses and beautiful long straight hair. this film has just been released on DVD on the digigrew label and is good quality. the borrowers is a classic equal to the 1993 version of the secret garden in production values. not to give much away, the story is about the tiny clock family (albert, pearson) who live under the floor and "borrow" from the big folks. run out and "borrow" it. better still buy it!!!!


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