Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)

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The daughter of a wealthy businessman becomes lost in the city while traveling to a new school, and is taken in by a pair of down-on-their-luck performers.


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  • Alice Faye in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
  • Sam McDaniel in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
  • Shirley Temple and Michael Whalen in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
  • Shirley Temple in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
  • Shirley Temple and Henry Armetta in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
  • Alice Faye and Jack Haley in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)

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15 April 2011 | abcj-2
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| Richly gifted performer
Poor Little Rich Girl (1936) Shirley Temple certainly was on a role in her heyday!! I'm not sure this film can top her others, but I'm beginning to think many would tie in a race.

Shirley sings delightfully and charms everyone she meets. Obviously this is quite a pattern, but if it ain't broke... Poor Little Rich Girl is especially fascinating because Gloria Stuart from Titanic is a young beautiful blonde who takes a special liking to Barbara (Shirley) and her father. I've never seen the very young Gloria, and she is quite the beauty she still was in Titanic.

Also, I would be remiss if I didn't alert you to Shirley's outstanding tap dancing in the soldier scene. She looked more relaxed and was as good or better than the adults. I'm not a huge fan of tap, but I know enough to know that the last scene is one impressive number from one richly gifted performer.

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