POLLY / Honey Ain't Got Nothin' On You #2
Original Soundtrack released on compact disc in 1989 by Walt Disney Records
Television movie Directed by Debbie Allen, Produced by Frank Fischer & Written by Eleanor H. Porter (Novel) / William Blinn (Adaptation) / David Swift (Scenario)
Starring Keshia Knight Pulliam & Phylicia Rashād
Music by Joel McNeely
Cinematography Isidore Mankofsky
Country : United States / Language : English / Original channel : NBC
Release date : November 12, 1989
Running time : 100 mins.
Followed by Polly: Comin Home
Set in 1950s Alabama, the film features an all African American cast (with the exception of Celeste Holm). Keshia Knight Pulliam stars as Polly, an orphan who moves in with her Aunt Polly and attempts to unite the small Southern town during the segregation era.
Polly proved to be a ratings hit and a sequel, Polly: Comin Home, followed in 1990. Both films are available on DVD exclusively from the Disney Movie Club and Disney Movie Rewards.
Keshia Knight Pulliam as Polly Whittier
Phylicia Rashād as Aunt Polly Harrington
Dorian Harewood as Dr. Robert Shannon
Barbara Montgomery as Mrs. Conley
T. K. Carter as George Dodds
Vanessa Bell Calloway as Nancy Palmer
Brandon Quintin Adams as Jimmy Bean
Butterfly McQueen as Miss Priss
Larry Riley as Reverend Gillis
Brock Peters as Mr. Pendergast
Celeste Holm as Miss Snow
Ken Page as Mayor Warren