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Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)

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86 min | Drama

Anne Shirley, having recently wed her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe, takes a teaching position in a prestigious school far from her home on Prince Edward Island. While she is quickly accepted by her host family, the rest of the town,...See moreAnne Shirley, having recently wed her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe, takes a teaching position in a prestigious school far from her home on Prince Edward Island. While she is quickly accepted by her host family, the rest of the town, headed by the clannish Pringle family, refuses to accept her, on the orders of the head of the Pringle tribe, Hester Pringle. Written by Jonathan Ruskin See less
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Michael Kanin (screen play) | Jerome Cady (screen play) (as Jerry Cady) | Lucy Maud Montgomery (novel) (as L.M. Montgomery)
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Jun 28, 1940 (United States)

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Anne Shirley
Anne Shirley Anne Shirley   See fewer
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James Ellison
Tony Pringle Tony Pringle   See fewer
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Patric Knowles
Gilbert Blythe Gilbert Blythe   See fewer
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Slim Summerville
Jabez Monkman Jabez Monkman   See fewer
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Louise Campbell
Catherine Pringle Catherine Pringle   See fewer
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Joan Carroll
Betty Grayson Betty Grayson   See fewer
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Katharine Alexander
Ernestine Pringle Ernestine Pringle   See fewer
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Alma Kruger
Mrs. Stephen Pringle Mrs. Stephen Pringle   See fewer
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Marcia Mae Jones
Jen Pringle Jen Pringle   See fewer
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Ethel Griffies
Hester Pringle Hester Pringle   See fewer
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Clara Blandick
Mrs. Morton Pringle Mrs. Morton Pringle   See fewer
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Gilbert Emery
Stephen Pringle Stephen Pringle   See fewer
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Wright Kramer
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Margaret Armstrong
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Granville Bates
Dr. Walton (uncredited) Dr. Walton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph E. Bernard
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Nora Cecil
Miss Blecker (uncredited) Miss Blecker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Cleary
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Frank Darien
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Ruth Dietrich
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William Edmunds
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Sarah Edwards
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George Meader
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Leona Roberts
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6.5 / 10 | 119 votes