written by Carol Sobieski, based on the stage play written by Thomas Meehan, based on the comic strip by Harold Gray
Annie: You've given me so much already, Mr. Warbucks.
Daddy Warbucks (Albert Finney): I got the papers signed today, it's official.
Annie: What is?
[Warbucks pulls out the locket]
Annie: It's so pretty, but...
Daddy Warbucks: Let me put it on you.
Annie: No. It's a really swell locket, Mr. Warbucks, but if it's all the same to you, I'll keep my old one.
Daddy Warbucks: It isn't all the same to me. Your old one's broken, this one's engraved, you didn't even look at it: 'To Annie, with love, from... Daddy Warbucks.
Annie: Mr. Warbucks, when my folks left me at the orphanage ten years ago, they left a note saying they'd come back to get me as soon as they could, and they kept the other half of this old locket so I'd know them when they came. I'm going to find them someday, Mr. Warbucks. I'm going to have a regular mother and father, like a regular kid. I am! I don't mean to hurt your feelings. You've been nicer to me than anybody in the whole wide world, but I've been dreaming of my folks for as long as I can remember, and I've just got to find them.
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