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The Secret Garden (1949)

The Secret Garden

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In this filmization of Frances Hodgson Burnett novel, tempestuous orphan girl Mary Lennox is sent to live with her reclusive, long-widowed uncle Archibald Craven. The embittered Craven has an invalid son, with whom the troublesome Mary constantly clashes. Things soon change after Mary discovers the key to an abandoned garden.more
Rating: G
Genre: Kids & Family
Directed By: ,
Written By: Robert Ardrey
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 21, 1991
Runtime:
MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

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Cast

Margaret O'Brien
as Mary Lennox
Herbert Marshall
as Archibald Craven
Gladys Cooper
as Mrs. Medlock
Dean Stockwell
as Colin Craven
Reginald Owen
as Ben Weatherstaff
Aubrey Mather
as Dr. Griddlestone
George Zucco
as Dr. Fortescue
Lowell Gilmore
as British Officer
Dennis Hoey
as Mr. Pitcher
Matthew Boulton
as Mr. Bromley
Isobel Elsom
as Governess
Kathryn Beaumont
as Uncredited
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Critic Reviews for The Secret Garden

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | October 16, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Too shrill in its performances to be completely winsome.

Full Review… | December 10, 2005
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | May 24, 2003
Film4

Audience Reviews for The Secret Garden

I really enjoyed this version. I've loved this story since I was very young, and all the actors and actresses did a great job in this one. It was awesome when, towards the end, we get to enter the garden and the screen turns from black and white to beautiful color. It's a pretty fulfilling movie overall.

NickCoalNoir
Nicole in Wonderland

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