The Secret garden

United States, 1949

Film
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A delightful dramatisation based on the well-known children’s book of the same name. A young girl comes to live in a run down Victorian estate and finds an abandoned garden which she cares for. She befriends the young crippled son of the house - with amazing results. Stars Margaret O’Brien and Dean Stockwell. Rated: G

Credits

director

Fred M Wilcox

producer

Clarence Brown

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Language

English

Duration

01:29:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

34566

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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