Pollyanna is a children's drama about a young girl who goes to live with her bitter Aunt Polly after the death of her parents. She soon realises that not everyone in the world is as nice as her parents; her Aunt Polly being one of them. As Pollyanna introduces mirth and mayhem into her new home and encourages the local inhabitants to look on the bright side of life, she finds that even the coldest of hearts can be warmed.
Runtime: 30 minutes
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Pollyanna is a 1920 American silent melodrama/comedy film starring Mary Pickford, directed by Paul Powell, and based upon Eleanor H. Porter's 1913 novel of the same name. It was Pickford's first motion picture for United Artists. It became a major success and would be regarded as one of Pickford's most defining pictures. The film grossed $1.1 million (approximately $13,438,000 today).
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The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: 2006: AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers – Nominated
Pollyanna was shot in and has a copyright year of 1919 but was first released in 1920. It had a budget of $300,000 and grossed $1,1 million worldwide on its first theatrical run. It was extremely popular, becoming the role that defined Pickford's 'little girl' movies. Pickford was 27 years old at the time of filming and portrayed a 12-year-old.
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