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Released January 18, 1920

Role: Pollyanna Whittier
Co-stars: Wharton James, Katherine Griffith, Helen Jerome Eddy, William Courtleigh, Herbert Prior, Howard Ralston
Prod/Dist Co: Mary Pickford Company/United Artists
Director: Paul Powell
Screenwriter: Frances Marion, based on the 1915 play by Catherine Chisholm Cushing, adapted from the 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter
Cinematographer: Charles Rosher
Filming Location: Banks House on Monterey St. in South Pasadena, CA
Produced by Mary Pickford

Original review from the  Los Angeles Times  (Jan. 20, 1920):

Whatever opinion you may hold of the strength of ‘Pollyanna’ as a play for the screen, you cannot deny the artistry of its star, whose light, far from becoming dimmer as time goes on, seems to be always attaining a nearer place to the zenith of its brightness. … the Mary that is shining forth in the screen adaptation of Eleanor H. Porter’s novel … is a being who radiates a beacon-light ideal – an ideal in which is blended everything that causes human aspiration to be worth while.