Columbia River Theatre Organ Society and the Hollywood Theatre present
“America’s Sweetheart," Mary Pickford, in the 1920 film POLLYANNA. Presented with live organ accompaniment!
POLLYANNA, a melodrama/comedy silent film, was Pickford's first motion picture
for United Artists. It became a major success and would be regarded as one
of her most defining pictures, grossing $1.1 million (approximately
When Pollyanna is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt
Polly. Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England
home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable
optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright
side of every situation - brings a change to the staid old community.
Live organ accompaniment provided by Dean Lemire on the Beverly Ruth Nelson