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Heidi is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: her years of wandering and learning and Heidi : How she used what she learned . It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her grandfather's care, in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book "for children and those who love children" (as quoted from its subtitle).

Heidi is one of the best-selling books ever written and is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.

Heidi (1937 film)

Heidi is a 1937 American musical drama film directed by Allan Dwan. The screenplay by Julien Josephson and Walter Ferris was based on the 1880 children's story of the same name by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. The film is about an orphan named Heidi (Temple) who is taken from her grandfather (Hersholt) to live as a companion to Klara, a spoiled, crippled girl (Jones). The film was a success and Temple enjoyed her third year in a row as number one box office draw.

The film is currently available on DVD, which features the original black and white, and newly colorized, versions of it.

Heidi (2005 animated film)

Heidi is a 2005 animated adaptation of the Johanna Spyri novel, produced by Nelvana Limited, Telemagination and TV-Loonland AG.

Heidi (1995 film)

Originally released directly to video in 1995, Heidi is a 49-minute animated film based on the classic story of Heidi by Johanna Spyri. The movie was produced by Jetlag Productions and it was distributed to DVD in 2002 by GoodTimes Entertainment, as part of their "Collectible Classics" line.

Heidi (1968 film)

Heidi is a 1968 NBC made-for-TV film version of the original 1880 novel of the same name which debuted on November 17, 1968. It starred actress Jennifer Edwards, stepdaughter of Julie Andrews and daughter of Blake Edwards, in the title role, alongside Maximilian Schell, Jean Simmons, and Michael Redgrave. The score was composed by John Williams. The film was sponsored by Timex.

Heidi (disambiguation)

Heidi is a novel about an orphan girl by Johanna Spyri published in 1880.

Heidi may also refer to:

Heidi (2005 live-action film)

Heidi (not to be confused with the animated film released in the same year) is a 2005 British family film directed by Paul Marcus. It is based on the iconic novel Heidi by Johanna Spyri, and stars Irish child actress Emma Bolger in the title role, alongside Max Von Sydow and Diana Rigg.

Heidi (opossum)

Heidi (May 2008 – 28 September 2011) was a Virginia opossum housed at Germany's Leipzig Zoo. In December 2010, the two-and-a-half year old, cross-eyed animal made international headlines shortly after a photograph was published by Bild. Heidi inspired a popular YouTube song, a line of stuffed animals, and a Facebook page with over 290,000 followers.

The zoo's new tropical wildlife exhibit opened to the public in July 2011, and Heidi was exhibited alongside two other opossums – her sister Naira and a male named Teddy. International media has noted that Heidi was one of several animals either born or living in German zoos who have made headlines over the past few years; she followed in the footsteps of other German celebrity animals such as polar bears Knut and Flocke, as well as Paul the Octopus.

Heidi (2015 film)

Heidi is a 2015 Swiss family film directed by Alain Gsponer, which is based on the novel of the same name by Johanna Spyri. It stars Anuk Steffen in the title role, alongside Bruno Ganz, Katharina Schüttler, Quirin Agrippi, Isabelle Ottmann and Anna Schinz.

Heidi (given name)

Heidi is a feminine given name. It became an internationally popular first name as a direct result of the novel. It is an affectionate diminutive of the name Adelheid (English: Adelaide), which means "nobility" or, more loosely, "of noble birth". The name began to be used in the English-speaking world shortly after the 1937 release of the movie adaptation. In German-speaking countries, Heidi is also used as a diminutive for other names, such as Heidrun, Heidelinde and Heidemarie.

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Heidi (1952 film)

Heidi is a 1952 Swiss family drama film directed by Luigi Comencini and starring Elsbeth Sigmund, Heinrich Gretler and Thomas Klameth. It is based on the 1880 novel Heidi by Johanna Spyri. It was followed by a 1955 sequel Heidi and Peter.

Heidi (miniseries)

Heidi is a 1993 television miniseries based on the classic Swiss 1880 novel of the same name by Johanna Spyri, which has sold over 50 million copies and has been adapted for film and television nearly 20 times. Heidi originally aired on July 18 and 19, 1993. and stars Noley Thorton in the title role.

Heidi (1965 film)

Heidi is a 1965 Austrian family film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Eva Maria Singhammer, Michaela May and Jan Koester. It is an adaptation of Johanna Spyri's novel of the same title.