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Mr. Pendleton
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Old Tom
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Milly Snow
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Mrs. Payson
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Mr. Pendleton's Maid
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Wealthy, impossible to please lady Polly, whom only gardener Tom's irresistibly charming, indomitably cheerful son Tim, the chauffeur-handyman, can handle, grudgingly lets her late sister's orphaned daughter Pollyanna (11) move into her grand home. The staff takes to the playful brat, who finds the grimly stern dignified house regime stifling, but often gets round it. The happy game Pollyanna's father taught her soon spreads friendship and joy in the village. After succeeding to adopt a stray cat and dog, she sets her mind to 'fellow orphan' Jimmy Bean. Finding recluse rich neighbor Pendleton with a broken leg and another accident starts a cascade involving his and her family's past. Written by KGF Vissers

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Tim: [trying to persuade Miss Polly to purchase a motorcar] The motorcar is the future!
Aunt Polly: I seem to recall your telling me that the Titanic was the future.
Tim: ...right.
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Version of Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Polly (1989) See more »

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A great adaptation by ITV!
7 January 2003 | by (Doncaster, England) – See all my reviews

Amanda Burton plays, as usual, a great role in this drama which is particularly moving in parts. The plot is very interesting and the costumes and settings are second to none. Georgina Terry was a wonderful actress in this for someone who was so young and Pam Ferris always adds her touch of comedy to dramas!

Great drama! 10/10!


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