Just Around the Corner (1938)

Passed   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Music


Just Around the Corner (1938) Poster

Shirley helps her idealistic architect father get his dream of a slum clearance project; The little miss dances with bill "Bojangles" robinson. Based on paul gerard smith's book, "Lucky penny".


6.7/10
485

Photos

  • Shirley Temple and Charles Farrell in Just Around the Corner (1938)
  • Shirley Temple and Charles Farrell in Just Around the Corner (1938)
  • Bill Robinson in Just Around the Corner (1938)
  • Shirley Temple and Charles Farrell in Just Around the Corner (1938)
  • Shirley Temple in Just Around the Corner (1938)
  • Shirley Temple and Leonard Kibrick in Just Around the Corner (1938)

See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


26 December 2005 | Doylenf
5
| Definitely not one of Shirley's best...below average vehicle...
There is such a lackluster quality about JUST AROUND THE CORNER--everything from script to performances to the songs--is below average. And Shirley is not quite as cute as the story wants her to be--clearly, she is starting to develop into a chubby preteen youngster with just a modicum of talent left over from her earlier films as a tot.

Only a couple of the songs are pleasant enough to be worth mentioning--"A Happy Little Ditty" and "A Walk in the Rain" have the kind of charm expected in a Temple musical. But staging of the numbers and overall set decoration leaves a lot to be desired. Bert Lahr and Joan Davis are on hand as a chauffeur and a maid but both are defeated by some flat one-liners. Charles Farrell is clearly past his career as a romantic leading man and is just so-so as Charlie's depressed father on the skids.

For Temple fans only--weaknesses in both script and song numbers--and not much else can be said for it. It's all very routine and quite forgettable.

Critic Reviews


IMDb Breaks Down What to Expect at the 2019 Emmys

Will "Game of Thrones" take home Best Drama Series for the fourth time? Can Julia Louis-Dreyfus make history once again? Who is or isn't hosting the ceremony?

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Join us Sunday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for IMDb LIVE After the Emmys, with exclusive interviews, and more. Plus, see what IMDb editors are watching this month.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com