AFI Movie Club: DARBY O’GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE – American Film Institute

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AFI Movie Club: DARBY O’GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE

The opening credits for DARBY O’GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE include the following statement, signed with Walt Disney’s signature: “My thanks to King Brian of Knocknasheega and his leprechauns, whose gracious cooperation made this picture possible.” In addition to Disney’s cinematic collaboration with the wee folk, the film also features AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Sean Connery in an early role. 

The effects work on DARBY O’GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE has inspired many films in the years since its release – including ELF. See ELF cinematographer Greg Gardiner discuss his influences here.

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AFI has created a global, virtual gathering of those who love the movies. See all of the titles programmed for AFI Movie Club here. Each day’s film is accompanied by fun facts, family-friendly discussion points and material from the AFI Archive to enrich your viewing experience. Learn more in our FAQ section.

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