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Jenny Is a Good Thing

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Jenny Is a Good Thing

Jenny Is a Good Thing
Directed by Joan Horvath
Produced by Joan Horvath
Narrated by Burt Lancaster
Release dates
  • 1969 (1969)
Running time 18 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Jenny Is a Good Thing is a 1969 American short documentary film about children and poverty, directed by Joan Horvath. Produced for Project Head Start, it shows the importance of good nutrition for underprivileged nursery school children.[1] The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Short documentaries". Films in Review ( 
  2. ^ "NY Times: Jenny Is a Good Thing". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-30. 
  3. ^ "Faculty biography".  
  4. ^ "The 42nd Academy Awards (1970) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-01-11. 

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