Pollyanna Valley

October 21, 2023 – February 25, 2024 in the Spotlight Gallery, the Museum presents
“Pollyanna Valley” a celebration of the beloved Disney film starring Hayley Mills
much of which was filmed in the Napa and Sonoma valleys

On exhibition through February 25, 2024 in the History Gallery: Pollyanna Valley —the story of the beloved Disney film Pollyanna (1960) starring Disney Legend Hayley Mills and featuring filming locations in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Discover why Walt Disney chose the city of Santa Rosa and the surrounding Napa and Sonoma countryside—including locations in St. Helena, Calistoga, and Petaluma—to represent an idyllic turn-of-the-century town. Enjoy rare behind-the-scenes photographs from the making of the film and original lobby cards and posters. Play the “Glad Game” for yourself. Pollyanna Valley is presented in collaboration with The Walt Disney Family Museum with text by Disney historian Joseph Titizian, curated by Bri Bertolaccini with Joel Kurtz.

NEW: check out this list of some of the filming locations!
POLLYANNA LOCATIONS

Walt Disney in front of St Helena train station, Pollyanna (1960); courtesy of the Walt Disney Archives Photo Library; © Disney POL-P-312c
Kevin Corcoran and Hayley Mills during the filming of Pollyanna (1960); courtesy of the Walt Disney Archives Photo Library; © Disney

 

 

 

Walt Disney and cast on set, Pollyanna (1960); courtesy of the Walt Disney Archives Photo Library; © Disney POL-P-213