In the depths of the 1930's, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks. Quickly, she charms the hearts of the household staff and even the seemingly cold-hearted Warbucks cannot help but learn to love this wonderful girl. He decides to help Annie find her long lost parents by offering a reward if they would come to him and prove their identity. However, Miss Hannigan, her evil brother, Rooster, and a female accomplice, plan to impersonate those people to get the reward for themselves which put Annie in great danger. Written by
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When Oliver Warbucks (Albert Finney) says, "Wait! There's something interesting in that woman's smile. I might learn to like her. Hang her in my bathroom." in reference to the Mona Lisa, it's a reference to the real history of the painting. After Leonardo da Vinci died ownership of the Mona Lisa passed to King Francis I of France, who had her hung in his bathing room. See more »
When the orphans are locked in the closet and Pepper tries to get out through the ceiling, the girls are still on the floor talking to each other, but when they are visible, none of them are talking. See more »
[having a nightmare]
Annie! Annie! Annie! Annie!
Everything is going to be alright.
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Aileen Quinn as Annie has everyone beat. With that darling face, that
beautiful voice, she did a fabulous job creating the character. Albert
Finney as Daddy Warbucks was wonderful! He had that stern 'businesslike'
attitude which grew into heartfelt love for this little red-headed orphan
girl. Carol Burnett was awesome as the lady who ran the orphanage. She
started out gruff and tumble (and drunk) but as it turns out, she really
a love for these orphans.
There is NO comparison to the newest version. I can't see anyone else
playing these parts better than Quinn, Burnett and Finney. It just isn't
the same. If you want a beautiful musical with fun loving attributes,
please see this movie!!! Your children will love you for it.
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