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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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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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Great story line, wonderful acting, a great portrayal of the 1950's.
8 August 1999 | by (Asheville) – See all my reviews

Polly moves in with her aunt, named Polly as well. She is played by Keisha Knight Pulliam. Phylicia Rashad plays Aunt Polly. Fantastic music, a musical. One of the best movies that the 80's would bring. The acting and story-line sent a message out to viewers. I love this movie.


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