Release dateNovember 4, 1932 (1932-11-04) Based onLittle Orphan Annie
by Harold Gray WriterHarold Gray (comic strip), Tom McNamara, Wanda Tuchock ScreenplayTom McNamara, Wanda Tuchock CastMitzi Green (Annie), Buster Phelps (Mickey), May Robson (Mrs. Stewart), Edgar Kennedy (Daddy Warbucks) Similar moviesOne Mans Journey (1933), Our Little Girl (1935), The Silver Lining, Pecks Bad Boy with the Circus (1938), Bed of Roses (1933)
Little Orphan Annie is a 1932 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by John S. Robertson and written by Wanda Tuchock and Tom McNamara. It is based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray. The film stars Mitzi Green, Buster Phelps, May Robson, Matt Moore and Edgar Kennedy. The film was released on November 4, 1932, by RKO Pictures.
Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks is going away to find gold. He must leave Annie and Sandy and promises that when he gets back they'll be rich. On the way home, Sandy finds a little boy named Mickey crying behind a fence. Mickey is upset because his grandmother died and he is being forced to go to an orphanage.
Mitzi Green as Annie
Buster Phelps as Mickey
May Robson as Mrs. Stewart
Matt Moore as Dr. Griffiths
Edgar Kennedy as Daddy Warbucks
Kate Drain Lawson as Mrs. Bergen
Sidney Bracey as Butler
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