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May 19, 1960

MPAA Rating

Not Rated


David Swift


Jane Wyman
Hayley Mills
Richard Egan


1960 Walt Disney Studios

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Still shot from the movie: Pollyanna.

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After losing her parents, Pollyanna (Hayley Mills) moves in with her rich aunt (Jane Wyman) who hasn't got a clue how to give love to anyone. Yet despite her aunt's austere nature, the orphaned girl still manages to find things to appreciate about her new home and the other people in her community.

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Why Is Pollyanna Rated Not Rated?

Pollyanna is rated Not Rated

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Violence: A character talks about the death of her parents. A man is injured when a building’s pipes burst. A man yells at children. A girl sneaks out against her aunt’s wishes. Later she falls from a tree and is injured. A woman frequently talks about death. An adult asks a child to lie to another adult.

Sexual Content: A brief shot of a bare bummed boy jumping into a river is seen. An adult couple kisses. A girl is seen in her underwear.

Language: The script contains some terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman complains about a men’s smoking. Brief depictions are shown in a social setting.

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This was one of Hayley Mills’ first roles with the Disney studio. She won a Juvenile Award at the 1961 Academy Awards for her portrayal of Pollyanna. (Mills made a total of six films with Disney including The Parent Trap, In Search of the Castaways, Summer Magic, The Moon-Spinners and That Darn Cat.)

Kevin Corcoran who plays Jimmy Bean in the movie also stars in Old Yeller, Swiss Family Robinson and The Shaggy Dog.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

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Details on home video releases of Pollyanna...

Home Video Notes: Pollyanna (Vault Disney Collection)

Release Date: 7 May 2002

Pollyanna releases to DVD on May 7, 2002 in a Vault Disney Edition. The 2-disc package includes:

- Original Theatrical Animated Short: Nifty Nineties

- Pollyanna: Making of A Masterpiece

-Re-Creating Pollyanna’s America

- 1912!

- Lost Treasures: Walt Disney TV Introductions

-Production Archives

- 1960 Disney Studio Album

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