Shirley Temple was born on April 23, 1928, in Santa Monica, California. At three years of age, she began taking dance lessons. At 5, in 1934, she attained fame with a featured role in Stand Up and Cheer. From 1936-38, Temple earned more than any other Hollywood star, starring in films that offered an hour and a half of optimism at the height of the Depression. Though she retired from acting at the age of 22, her career featured many memorable performances. When she was 39, Shirley Temple Black was named to serve as a US representative the United Nations. The sad news that Shirley Temple Black passed away on Feb, 10, 2014 at the age of 85. Many fans are still reminiscing about her iconic work.
Shirley Blake (Shirley Temple) and her mother Mary, a maid, live in the home of her employers, the rich and mean-spirited Smythe family. Shirley's aviator father died in an airplane crash. When Mary is killed in a traffic accident, the Smythes make plans to send Shirley to an orphanage…
Molly Middleton, Shirley Temple plays, a young girl who runs away from home after her parents grow apart and announce their divorce. It is really a pitty! If Don Middleton spends more time on his wife and little daughter, rather than his work, it must be a happy family.
While pickpocket "Professor" Eustace Appleby works the crowd, his talented granddaughter Dimples (Temple) dances for pennies. When Appleby is caught with the goods, Dimples gallantly takes the blame. Touched by this and it enable her to find success on the legitimate stage.
Neglected by her widowed soap-tycoon father, lonely Barbara (Temple) spends most of her time in the company. While on a shopping excursion, Collins is killed in a traffic accident, and Barbara gets lost in the crowd and she is taken in by a pair of down-on-their-luck performers.
Joyce and her young daughter, Priscilla 'Winkie' Williams (Temple) went to a remote military outpost and witness the capture of Khoda Khan. She decides to persuade him to stop fighting and eventually charms him, whom she wins over by returning a talisman he's dropped.
Seventeen-year-old Susan Turner (Shirley Temple) develops a crush on Richard Nugent, a sophisticated bachelor who gives a lecture on art at her high school. But he hopes Susan's older sister Margaret will put an end to the affair. Will they fall in love at last?
Shirley Temple was one of America's first child stars, bringing innocence and energy to the silver screen in a time of deep economic depression.
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America's most famous Shirley Temple, former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was affectionately known as "Miss Miracle", is recognized worldwide as the "public lovers."
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For example, Shirley Temple’s 1942 film, "Miss Annie Rooney," included her first on-screen kiss, bestowed by another maturing child star, Dickie Moore.
Shirley Temple, who died on Monday at the age of 85, was a child star of another time.
The former child actress became involved in international politics as a UN delegate and an ambassador under Presidents Ford and Bush.
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The death of legendary American child actress Shirley Temple is sentimental news to the fans all over the world.
It's been a difficult week for Shirley Temple Black's family, but even as they grieve the star's death, they've felt consoled by the millions of fans.
The enchanting singing-and-dancing child star died Monday night of natural causes at her Woodside, Calif., home, surrounded by her family and caregivers.
Shirley Temple was the most amazing child star in the history of Hollywood. As an adult, she served the US as a diplomat and served posts as appointed, by 3 different presidents. And she received an Oscar in 2005 for her lifetime achievement in film. She was adorable as a kid, forever truly talented and can continue on for all of us as a terrific role model. Could she be yours?
Let’s take a minute today and pray for all girls and their dreams — whether you want to to be an ambassador, a president of a corporation or a film star, may Shirley Temple’s example inspire us all!
Shirley Temple will always be an angel in my heart, and I will never forget the time my whole family sat on the couch watching her dance and sing..
Shirley Temple was one of my childhood idols. Over the years I must have watched her movies a zillion times. The first song I ever taught our son to sing at a young age was "On the Good Ship Lollipop". Rest in peace!