Anne of Green Gables

Synopsis: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. Anne's a dreamer with an unusual point of view, far removed from Marilla's pragmatic ways, and it's only on trial that Marilla agrees to keep Anne...if Anne can keep out of trouble, only Anne has a positive genius for it. As Anne falls into a series of scrapes (and off a roof), makes a bosom friend, searches (and finds) several kindred spirits, Matthew and Marilla discover that their lives have become a great deal richer, now that Anne is at Green Gables.
Genre: Drama, Family
  Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 6 nominations.
199 min

Tell me what you know about yourself.

Well, it really isn't

worth telling, Mrs. Cadbury.

But if you let me tell you

what I imagine about myself,

you'd find it a lot more interesting

Uh, she was, uh, twelve

last March, Ma'am.

Uh, born in Halifax. Both parents died of

the fever when she was just three months.

I took her in from a neighbor last

year to help out with the youngens,...

but she's been in and out of orphanages

ever since she was a wee thing,

and she's not too proud for here.

And what were your parents' names?

Walter and Bertha Shirley.

Aren't they lovely names?

I'm proud they had such nice names.

It would be a disgrace to have

a father called, well, Hezekiah.

Doesn't matter what a person's name

is, as long as they behave themselves.

Well, I don't know.

I read in a book once that a rose by

any other name would smell as sweet,...

but I was never able to believe it.

A rose just couldn't smell as sweet

if it was a thistle or a skunk-cabbage.

I don't know where she

picks up them fool ideas.

But she's a real bright

little thing, ain't she?

And she won't be no trouble

to you, I can promise you that.

Well, this is a real Christian

place you folks is running here...

and I sure am grateful to you for

helping me out of this predicament.

Now, Mrs. Hammond, wait a minute.

Mrs. Hammond!

We can't take her for

at least another month!

There are papers to be signed!

Lady, I got a train to catch.


I'm glad we have each other.

It's so difficult finding

a kindred spirit these days.

Anne Shirley, get undressed at once.

Have you no respect for

rules and regulations.

I'm sorry, Mrs. Cadbury, but

I wasn't paying attention.

You haven't been paying

attention for the past six months.

Oh, I know I'll improve.

It's just that my life is perfect

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