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Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)





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This sequel to 1934's Anne of Green Gables stars Anne Shirley as Anne Shirley, the plucky Canadian orphan girl created by novelist Lucy Maude Montgomery. Now all grown up, Anne takes on the job of vice-principal of the only school in Windy Poplars Unfortunately, she must contend with the opposition of the community's most powerful and contentious family, the much-hated Pringles. Helping matters a bit is the fact that handsome Tony Pringle (James Ellison) falls in love with Anne. It takes a near-tragedy to wash away all misunderstandings, prejudices and hypocricies and restore happiness and stability to the community. Based on L. M. Montgomery's novel Anne of Windy Willows, Anne of Windy Poplars was remade for Canadian television in 1985.


Anne Shirley
as Anne Shirley
James Ellison
as Tony Pringle
Patric Knowles
as Gilbert Blythe
Louise Campbell
as Katherine Pringle
Joan Carroll
as Betty Grayson
Katherine Alexander
as Ernestine Pringle
Alma Kruger
as Mrs. Stephen Pringle
Marcia Mae Jones
as Jen Pringle
Ethel Griffies
as Hester Pringle
Clara Blandick
as Mrs. Morton Pringle
Gilbert Emery
as Stephen Pringle
Wright Kramer
as Morton Pringle
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