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Pollyanna
(1920) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Paul Powell

Cast: Mary Pickford [Pollyanna], J. Wharton James [Reverend Whittier], Katherine Griffith [Aunt Polly Harrington], William Courtleigh [John Pendleton], Herbert Prior [Doctor Chilton], Helen Jerome Eddy [Nancy], George Berrell [Tom], Howard Ralston [Jimmie Bean], Joan Marsh

The Mary Pickford Company production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Mary Pickford. Scenario by Frances Marion, from the play adaptation Pollyanna by Catherine Chisholm Cushing of the novel Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter. Art direction by Max Parker. Assistant director, Alfred L. Werker. Cinematography by Charles Rosher. / © 10 January 1920 by The Mary Pickford Company [LP14635]. Premiered 13 January 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts. Released 18 January 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Comedy-Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3489.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate negative, 35mm duplicate positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain [USA].

Keywords: Children: Orphans

Listing updated: 1 May 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.3489; Bardèche-History p. 130a; Edmonds-BigU p. 109; Everson-American pp. 155, 182a; Eyman-Pickford p. 332; Higashi-Virgins pp. 46, 48, 52; Shipman-Cinema p. 70; Sinyard-Silent pp. 73, 75; Sweeney-Coming p. 12; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 33, 36-39 : Website-Pickford : with additional information provided by Bob Fontenrose.

Home video: DVD.

 
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