Candleshoe

Candleshoe

Candleshoe

In this 1977 family adventure, a young orphan girl (Jodie Foster) and a slick con man team up to find a pirate fortune hidden centuries ago where an English manor now resides.

When ex-con artist Harry claims that a secret treasure is hidden inside Candleshoe, an English estate, he creates an elaborate plan to find and steal the prize. By convincing a girl named Casey to impersonate the estate owner's long-lost granddaughter, Harry hopes to uncover the treasure's location. But when Casey has a change of heart, she must follow the clues and find the treasure, in order to save Candleshoe and stop Harry before it is too late.

1977Rating: G101 minsUSA, UK
AdventureComedyDramaKids & Family

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TV Guide

TV Guide

press

Fairly lackluster Disney effort is saved by Niven's great performance.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Candleshoe, with its beguiling English countryside settings, languid pace, defanged Dickensian villains, compassionate butler, down-at-the-heels nobility... is the fiction of a bygone era

TV Guide

TV Guide

press

Fairly lackluster Disney effort is saved by Niven's great performance.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Candleshoe, with its beguiling English countryside settings, languid pace, defanged Dickensian villains, compassionate butler, down-at-the-heels nobility... is the fiction of a bygone era

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