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Anne of Green Gables (1934) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George Nichols Jr. and produced by Kenneth Macgowan.

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Anne of Green Gables (1934)

By Amanda Garrett on Feb 2, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm reviewing the classic family movie, Anne of Green Gables, starring Anne Shirley as a spunky redheaded orphan from Prince Edward Island. This article is part of O Canada, the Great White North Blogathon hosted by Speakeasy and Silver Screenings. Our neighbors to the North have given... Read full article


Warner Archive: Anne of Green Gables and a Pair of Clever Canines

By KC on Jan 22, 2016 From Classic Movies

I recently had the opportunity to view a trio of family-friendly films from Warner Archive. Anne of Green Gables (1934), My Pal, Wolf (1944) and The Littlest Hobo (1958), each have their distinct charms and were fun to watch. In a smoothly-execited, if jam-packed RKO production, the first novel i... Read full article


Lost Film Files #6: Anne of Green Gables (1919)

By Movies, Silently on Apr 10, 2013 From Movies Silently

Vintage ad from Variety Magazine Anne of Green Gables (1919) Status: Missing and presumed lost Mary Miles Minter is remembered today for her relationship with William Desmond Taylor, her director, mentor and silent Hollywood’s most famous murder victim. However, in the late 1910′s, she w... Read full article


Warner Archive Wednesday - Anne of Green Gables (1934)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Anne Shirley and O.P. Heggie in a publicity shot for Anne of Green Gables (1934) "I cannot imagine my red hair away. I do my best but it's no use. It will be my lifelong sorrow." - Annie Shirley It's the film that gave actress Anne Shirley her name. Anne of Green Gables (1934) stars Anne Shi... Read full article


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Anne Shirley: Please, please forgive me.
Anne Shirley: If you refuse it will be a lifelong sorrow to me. You wouldn't want to inflict a lifelong sorrow on a poor little orphan, would you?


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The movie was scheduled for release on 26 October 1934, but was postponed until the end of November and advertised as a "Thanksgiving" holiday release. Some sources erroneously list the earlier date as the release date.
The short film La Cucaracha played before this film in some theaters during its original release.
The lead actress changed her screen name from Dawn O'Day to Anne Shirley after playing the lead character of the same name in this film.
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