Continuity mistake: Before Pollyanna arrives on the train, when Jimmy Bean pushes the metal hoop down the road, two girls stop their doll carriages right beside each other and grab their dolls. Next shot, their carriages are about 4 ft. apart wide enough for Jimmy to run between.
Continuity mistake: Just after Pollyanna and Jimmy are given the watermelon slices, there is an overhead panning shot of the bazaar grounds and Mrs. Lagerlof is seen at her cake stand, but in the next shot (and two shots later) Mrs. Lagerlof and Mr. Tarbell can be seen dancing together at the bandstand at the other end of the bazaar (then a few shots later she's back at her cake stand).
Continuity mistake: When Pollyanna and Nancy deliver the calf's foot jelly to Mr. Neely, Pollyanna has one jar left in her basket and Nancy has two jars in her basket. Next shot, after the two leave Miss Ferd's, Pollyanna now has three jars in her basket, and Nancy has three as well.
Trivia: In the film, Pollyanna shows Reverend Ford (when he practices his fired up sermon in the field) the locket with the quotation "When you look for the bad in mankind expecting to find it, you surely will," inscribed upon it and then credits the adage to Abraham Lincoln. Seeing an opportunity, Roy Disney, Walt's brother and Disney Studio CEO, had thousands of promotional lockets with those inscribed words (duplicates of Pollyanna's charm bracelet as well) produced and sent to gift shops. By a stroke of luck, while on a family trip to Dineyland, the screenwriter/director, David Swift, happened to notice the locket copies in one of the Disney gift shops and contacted Roy at the Disney Studio and told him to recall all the lockets straight away, because he deliberately fabricated the quote for the film - Abraham Lincoln never said it.
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