Molly's Pilgrim

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Molly's Pilgrim
Directed by Jeffrey D. Brown
Produced by Jeffrey D. Brown
Barbara Bryant
Chris Pelzer
Written by Jeffrey D. Brown
Barbara Cohen
Chris Pelzer
Starring Lilly Balaban
Jessica Bertan
Music by Brooke Halpin
Cinematography Mark Trottenberg
Edited by Scott Morris
Distributed by Phoenix Films
Release date
  • 1985 (1985)
Running time
24 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Molly's Pilgrim is a 1985 American short film directed by Jeffrey D. Brown, based on the children's book of the same title by Barbara Cohen, who also appeared in the film as a crossing guard. It won an Academy Award in 1986 for Best Short Subject.[1]


  • Lilly Balaban as Kate
  • Jessica Bertan as Classroom student
  • Travis Blank as Arthur
  • Robert Clohessy as Gym Teacher
  • Barbara Cohen as School Crossing Guard
  • Greg Donohue as Classroom student
  • Sophia Eliazova as Molly
  • Marcus Reboa as Classroom student


  1. ^ "New York Times: Molly's Pilgrim". NY Times. Retrieved May 24, 2008. 

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