Frances Hodgson Burnett


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Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) -- (Movie Clip) When This You See Ceddie (Freddie Bartholomew, title character), in his last goodbye in Brooklyn, visits his grocer friend Hobbs (Guy Kibbee), bearing gifts he’s bought with money sent by his British nobleman grandfather, who’s moving him to England, in David O. Selznick’s Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Any Boy Would Love His Grandfather The first meeting between Ceddie (Freddie Bartholomew, title character) and his grandfather the Earl (C. Aubrey Smith), who’s brought him to England to claim his title, and, unbeknownst to the boy, has scorned his widowed mother for being American, in Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) -- (Movie Clip) I Defy You All! After an opening detailing the death of her British soldier husband, "dearest" mother (Dolores Costello) and aide Mary (Una O'Connor) in Brooklyn prepare their gift for young Ceddie (Freddie Bartholemew), who arrives reading Robin Hood, in David O. Selznick's Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) -- (Movie Clip) You Sissy Cat! On his first ride on his new bicycle in 19th century Brooklyn, young Ceddie (Freddie Bartholemew, title character) encounters Purvis (Gilbert Emery) and the gang, then is rescued by Dick (Mickey Rooney), and a copper (Robert E. O'Connor) in Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Secret Garden, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Who's Going To Take Care Of Me? Mopping up after a cholera epidemic in India, a British officer (Lowell Gilmore) finds himself informing young Mary (Margaret O'Brien) that she's an orphan, early in The Secret Garden, 1949.
Secret Garden, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Not At All A Ghost Trying again to find out who’s been screaming in the dark English manor of the uncle who’s adopted her, orphan Mary discovers Colin (Dean Stockwell), her heretofore unknown cousin, who has strange attitudes, in The Secret Garden, 1949, from the Frances Hodgson Burnett novel.
Secret Garden, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I Want Another Servant! Orphaned Mary (Margaret O'Brien), just arrived from India, meets her none-too-helpful new servant Martha (Elsa Lanchester) on her first morning in her uncle's home, in The Secret Garden, 1949.
Little Princess, The (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Wait Here With The Pony London, 1899 and the looming Boer War already established, we meet Shirley Temple, title character, and her soldier father, Ian Hunter, fresh in from India and leaving her at a school run by Mary Nash and Arthur Treacher, opening Temple's first color picture, The Little Princess 1939.
Little Princess, The (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Menny 'Appy Returns London boarding school birthday for Sara (Shirley Temple), plus good news from the Boer War about her wealthy father's regiment, showing gratitude to Miss Minchin (Mary Nash), Rose (Anita Louise), Bertie (Arthur Treacher) and servant Becky (Sybil Jason), in The Little Princess, 1939.
Secret Garden, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) The One From India Unhappy and wandering the grounds of her uncle's estate, orphan Mary (Margaret O'Brien) bumps into quirky Dickon (Brian Roper), the younger brother of her new maid, in The Secret Garden, 1949, directed by Fred M. Wilcox.