Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Dec 19: Pollyanna's Originator

On this day in 1868, novelist Eleanor H. Porter was born in Littletown, New Hampshire. Disney fans will recognize her most famous works Pollyanna (1913) and Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). These stories brought Porter international fame as they were later adapted for the theater, television, and the big screen. Disney's 1960 film adaptation starred Hayley Mills in the title role.

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