At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. Anne's a dreamer with an unusual point of view, far removed from Marilla's pragmatic ways, and it's only on trial that Marilla agrees to keep Anne...if Anne can keep out of trouble, only Anne has a positive genius for it. As Anne falls into a series of scrapes (and off a roof), makes a bosom friend, searches (and finds) several kindred spirits, Matthew and Marilla discover that their lives have become a great deal richer, now that Anne is at Green Gables. Written by
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Katharine Hepburn was originally approached to play Marilla Cuthbert. She declined, but suggested her relative (great-niece), Schuyler Grant
for the role of Anne. See more
When Miss Stacy is first introducing herself to the class, Anne takes out a pencil. We can see that the pencil has a modern metal tip with an eraser at the end. See more
[Marilla meets with Mrs. Barry and Rachel after Anne accidentally got Diana drunk
Marilla, I don't believe a word. Anne Shirley is a conniving, manipulating child and she's pulled the wool over your eyes.
I always warned you about making that current wine, Marilla. You said it wouldn't have the least effect on anyone. Well, I ask you.
It isn't meant to be drunk three tumbler fulls at a time! And if I had a child that was so greedy, I'd sober her up with a darn good spanking!
Oh! So it's my ...
Version of Anne with an E
Written by Johann Strauss
Played at ball and heard on phonograph See more