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Polly (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Musical  -  12 November 1989 (USA)
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An musical adaptation of the book "Pollyanna" set in the 1950's in which an orphan tries to use gladness to unite the people in a small southern town

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Polly
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Aunt Polly
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Doctor Shannon
Barbara Montgomery ...
Mrs. Conley
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George
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Nancy
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Larry Riley ...
Reverend Gillis
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Miss Priss
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Mr. Pendergast
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Miss Snow
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Mr. Tarbell
Tom McGreevey ...
Doctor (as Thomas McGreevey)
Michael Peters ...
Mr. Thurm
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An musical adaptation of the book "Pollyanna" set in the 1950's in which an orphan tries to use gladness to unite the people in a small southern town

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Family | Musical

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12 November 1989 (USA)  »

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Pollyanna  »

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While many of the characters from the original "Pollyanna" story retain their names, Dr. Chilton becomes Dr. Shannon and the character is changed from a physician to a music teacher. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: Polly, this is Mrs. Conley. Mrs. Conley...
Mrs. Conley: ...this is Polly? Ha! Ha! Well you're a lil' runtsy aren't ya' child?
Polly: I'm as big as I know how to get!
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The most adorable movie ever!
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This was my favorite childhood movie. I just started collecting movies as an adult and I have to have it... I have been searching and asking around but know one knows, where to get it. This is a wonderful movie. I can't wait to watch it with my children when I have them...I never thought I would find it. Everyone I asked didn't know what I was talking about. I am glad to find out that I didn't make the movie up and that there are others who want it as much as I do. I don't know how this great movie seems to be falling through the cracks but I would love to have some to keep. Great job cast and crew, you should all get together and do follow-up and talk about the ups and downs of making this classic.


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