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The Secret Garden (1993) A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle... See full summary » Director: Agnieszka Holland Writers: Frances Hodgson Burnett (book), Caroline Thompson (screenplay) Stars: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith and Heydon Prowse
A Secret Gift- Shortly before Christmas 1933 in Depression-scarred Canton, Ohio, a small newspaper ad offered $10, no strings attached, to 75 families in distress. Interested readers were asked to submit letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author's grandfather Sam Stone was inspired to place this ad and assist his fellow Cantonians as they prepared for the cruelest Christmas most of them would ever witness.