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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

G  |   |  Drama, Family  |  2 July 2008 (USA)
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Set in Cincinnati at the height of the Great Depression, Kit Kittredge, a resourceful young girl, helps her mother run a boardinghouse after her father loses his job.

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'Kit Kittredge: An American Mystery' centers around a young girl living in the struggles of the Great Depression. 10 year old Kit lives in a boarding house her parents own in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a passion for writing, & dreams of having something of hers put in the local paper someday. With the help of her friends, Sterling & Ruthie, will her dream finally come true? Written by wgdpink

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$220,297 (USA) (20 June 2008)

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$17,655,201 (USA) (3 October 2008)
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When Kitt gives the Cincinnati Register Editor her stories to read, they are in a portfolio envelope. When the Editor opens the portfolio, he removes an attached, corded elastic band which was stretched around the portfolio. Corded elastic bands for these types of thin cardboard portfolios did not exist in 1934. These envelopes would be tied with an attached, flattened cloth grosgrain ribbon type of tie. See more »

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In the end was a rite choice of movie
10 July 2008 | by (MI, United States) – See all my reviews

Just before an hour i happened to see this movie "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl".

I went with my wife and we enjoyed it so much that the movie has taken us back to our kids age. I recommend this movie for kids, this is a soft and sweet story which we all have stopped looking back and appreciate the beauty of it.

I am surprised the theater was empty, hoping its because of the weekday. I like the kids role very much, i have seen her previous movies and a big fan of her. The tree house was a nice touch.

I wish all the very best to this movie makers.


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