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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.
Gloria Stuart initially turned down this film because she felt that the material was not up to her dramatic acting abilities. Darryl F. Zanuck, however, convinced her to do the film and explained that she would be seen by millions, due to Shirley Temple's popularity. Miss Stuart relented and agreed in a 1998 interview that Zanuck was certainly correct.
What does Homer do?
Gwen Warren: He takes care of Mr. Kent's place.
Rebecca Winstead: Why doesn't Aunt Miranda like him?
Gwen Warren: A long time ago, Homer asked Aunt Miranda to marry him.
Rebecca Winstead: Is that why she's mad at him?
Gwen Warren: Not exactly. You see, he celebrated so much the night before that he ...
Rebecca Winstead: ...
When Rebecca's uncle negotiates her legal guardianship papers, after he says "So long kid, see you in church" she says, "Thank you, Tony." Her uncle's name is Henry.
Rebecca is looking at 'Tony' and saying "Thank You, Tony" for getting her contract back from Uncle Henry and getting rid of him.
In 2005, a new colorized version appeared, prepared by Legend Films, replacing the older colorized version used for television and video.