From the popular "American Girl" collection of dolls and books comes this delightful holiday adventure. Living with her rich grandmother in 1904 New York City, 9-year-old orphan Samantha befriends her poor Irish neighbor Nellie.
Together, the girls learn about the true meaning of loyalty and family. Starring Mia Farrow, Annasophia Robb, Kelsey Lewis star. AKA: "American Girls: Samantha."
When Uncle Gard marries Cornelia (Rebecca Mader), Samantha is reluctant to embrace this female "intruder" until she spends three months with the newlyweds in New York City. In time, Samantha grows to trust and admire Cornelia, a spirited suffragette. Emboldened by Cornelia's example, Samantha takes her own courageous risks to improve the plight of some young orphans.
This superbly produced film provides a glimpse into America during the Industrial Revolution, while showcasing the promising talents of young Robb. -- Lynn Gibson
|Recommended Age||6 and up|
|Actors||Mia Farrow, AnnaSophia Robb, Nancy E.L. Ward, Jackie Brown (IV), Olivia Ballantyne|
|Running Time||86 minutes|
|Studio||Warner Home Video|
|Release Date||Nov 30, 2004|