by Huston, John [drt]; Stark, Ray [pro]; Sobieski, Carol [aus]; Strouse, Charles [cmp]; Finney, Albert [act]; Burnett, Carol [act]; Peters, Bernadette [act]; Reinking, Ann [act]; Curry, Tim [act]; Holder, Geoffrey [act]; Herrmann, Edward [act]; Quinn, Aileen [act]; Moore, Richard [cng]; Stevenson, Michael A [flm]; Charnin, Martin [lyr]; Burns, Ralph [arr]; Strouse, Charles; Gray, Harold; Columbia Pictures; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, Edition: Special anniversary ed.Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0767899962; 9780767899963.Language note: English, French, or Spanish audio track with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai; closed-captioned in English.Other title: At head of title: Columbia Pictures presents.Uniform titles: Annie (Motion picture : 1982).Subject(s): 1918-1945 | Little Orphan Annie (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Orphans -- United States -- Drama | Poor girls -- United States -- Drama | Orphanages -- United States -- Drama | Industrialists -- United States -- Drama | Little Orphan Annie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Children's films | Industrialists | Little Orphan Annie (Fictitious character) | Manners and customs | Orphanages | Orphans | Poor girls | Little Orphan Annie (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Orphans -- United States -- Drama | Poor girls -- United States -- Drama | United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 -- Drama | United States | French language materials -- Feature films | French language materials -- Juvenile films | Spanish language materials -- Juvenile films | Spanish language materials -- Feature films | French language materials -- Bilingual | Chinese language materials -- Bilingual | Korean language materials -- Bilingual | Portuguese language materials -- Bilingual | Thai language materials -- Bilingual | Spanish language materials. -- Bilingual | Drama | Feature films | Fiction films | Musical films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature films | Feature films -- United States | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Musical films | Feature films | Video recordings | DramaOnline resources: Connect to reviews of this title online. | Click here to access online | Credits from Internet movie database | Connect to IMDb information for this film
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
This family classic is adapted from the Broadway musical, which was based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie. During the Great Depression in New York City, a plucky red-haired scrapper named Annie (Aileen Quinn) is the voice of hope for her fellow orphans who live under the supervision of drunken floozy Miss Hannigan (Carol Burnett). Annie's spirit is fueled by the belief that her real parents dropped her off at the orphanage with a half of a locket, promising to return for her with the other half. One day, the dingy orphanage is visited by the sophisticated Grace Farrell (Ann Reinking), personal secretary to conservative politician Oliver Warbucks (Albert Finney). In order to improve his image, Grace brings Annie to the Warbucks estate for a weeklong visit. Annie quickly wins the hearts of servants and politicians alike, eventually even bringing her song of hope, "Tomorrow," to President Roosevelt in Washington. Warbucks and Grace even go so far as to perform a public search for Annie's parents, creating an opportunity for Miss Hannigan, Rooster (Tim Curry), and Lily (Bernadette Peters) to scam their way to the reward money. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi
Based on the stage play by Charles Strouse, which was based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, created by Harold Gray.
Originally produced as a motion picture in May 1982.
Special features: Exclusive musical performance of "It's the hard-knock life" by pop group PLAY! ; the Ages of Annie trivia game ; Sing along with Annie! ; Act along with Annie! ; My Hollywood Adventure with with Aileen Quinn ; theatrical trailers.
Special features include: Age of Annie Trivia Game ; theatrical trailers ; interactive menus ; scene selections.
Choreography, Arlene Phillips ; director of photography, Richard Moore ; editor ; Michael A. Stevenson ; lyrics, Martin Charnin ; music arranger/conductor, Ralph Burns.
Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry, Geoffrey Holder, Edward Herrmann, Aileen Quinn.
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks.
MPAA rating: PG.
DVD, full screen format (1.33:1); Dolby digital ; Remastered in high definition.
English, French, or Spanish audio track with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai; closed-captioned in English.
Young Artist Award, 1983: Best young motion picture actress (Quinn)