Approved | | Drama, Musical
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ... See full summary »
"Baby, Take a Bow," which Shirley Temple performs early in the film, was actually shot six years earlier for Stand Up And Cheer (1934). It was cleverly re-edited and intercut with new shots of Jack Oakie and the chorus, with a double for Temple standing in for the long shots. Similarly, the brief excerpt of Temple's hula number, originally shot for Curly Top (1935), was superimposed behind Oakie in the vaudeville montage.
Seems that being "Progressive" and spending other people's money amounts to bout the same thing.
Palm trees can be seen at the train station in New England.
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