D23 is celebrating the 60th anniversary of Pollyanna with exciting virtual activities including a watch party and conversation with Disney Legend Hayley Mills.

Courtesy of D23

Courtesy of D23

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What’s happening:

  • Disney’s live-action film Pollyanna is celebrating a milestone anniversary this year and D23 is inviting fans to join the fun.
  • In honor of 60 years of this charming story, this week D23 will host two virtual events, a chat with Pollyanna herself, Disney Legend Hayley Mills, followed by a virtual watch party of the film.
  • Additionally fans of film can participate in the “glad game” using the hashtag #D23GladGame.

Pollyanna 60th Anniversary Celebration:

“A Delightful Chat with Hayley Mills” Hosted by Leonard Maltin and Jessie Maltin

  • Friday, May 22 Premiering at 4 pm PST / 7 pm EST
  • Ahead of the D23 Pollyanna Watch Party, fans are invited to tune in for a chat with Disney Legend, Hayley Mills, and noted film historians Leonard Maltin and Jessie Maltin.
  • Together they’ll revisit Hayley’s first meeting with Walt Disney, her first Disney film, the timeless message of the film, and so much more!
  • Where to watch:

Pollyanna Watch Party with D23

  • Friday, May 22 premiering at 5 pm PST / 8 pm EST
  • Join friends and Disney fans around the world for this special presentation of the classic film, Pollyanna.
  • The evening will feature live tweets with D23 and the Walt Disney Archives revealing exciting history and insights.
  • Join the conversation & follow along using: #D23GladGame and #AtHomeWithD23 with @DisneyD23 on Twitter!
  • Where to watch:


  • In the story of Pollyanna, one of her most endearing qualities is her “Glad Game” that gives the town of Harrington a whole new outlook.
  • Throughout the week, we invite you to join our own #D23GladGame as we share delightful things for you to do at home and spread some “gladness” of your own!
  • Follow @DisneyD23 on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to play along!
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