Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her aunt, after her father's death. This little girl is always happy and cheerful but her aunt, Miss Polly is a very stern lady. Very soon, Pollyanna becomes friends with everybody in the town. She helps them, and teaches them how to be happy with very little things. She plays with them a game: "The happiness game." And Pollyanna'a game brings joy to the town and even to her aunt!