Five Little Peppers at Home

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5 Little Peppers at Home
Directed by Charles Barton
Based onFive Little Peppers at Home
by Margaret Sidney
Produced by Jack Fier
Cinematography Allen G. Siegler
Edited by Viola Lawrence
Music byMorris Stoloff (musical director)
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • February 8, 1940 (1940-02-08)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States

Five Little Peppers at Home is a 1940 American drama black and white film. It is the second Five Little Peppers film.



The copper mine co-owned by Polly and Mr. King has not yielded any copper, and the stress has left King bedridden. Polly learns that King's valet Martin is knowledgeable in geology, and Polly and her siblings bring Martin to the mine to look for a copper vein. Ben accidentally causes a cave-in, trapping his sisters and brothers.



On March 6, 1940, Variety wrote, "More fatal about the second Pepper story is its tediousness and with one or two exceptions, the dullness of the characters. Weak." [1]

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