Curly Top (1935) was a Family - Musical Film directed by Irving Cummings and produced by Winfield R. Sheehan.
Curly Top (1935)on Jul 10, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film
After the massive success of Bright Eyes, it’s understandable that the studios saw an easy formula they could copy onto future releases, and we’ve already watched it play out in two other features. But, with an easy-to-follow recipe in place, there’s added room for laziness. Curly ... Read full article
Curly Top (1935)By Beatrice on May 25, 2013 From Flickers in Time
Curly Top Directed by Irving Cummings 1935/USA Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing This is the kind of movie that gives Shirley Temple a bad name in some circles. ?Elizabeth Blair (Shirley Temple) and her grown-up sister Mary (Rochelle Hudson) are orphans living in an asylum. ?One day when the t... Read full article
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Mrs. Higgins: Under the circumstances, I have made every allowance for you, but when you bring animals into the dormitory, I must act.
Elizabeth: That's what my daddy and mommy used to do!
Mrs. Higgins: What?
Aunt Genevieve: Well, I think I will send for that doctor.
Edward Morgan: I should if I were you! And before the doctor arrives, allow me to be the first to congratulate you.
Aunt Genevieve: Congratulate me for what?
Edward Morgan: My dear, you're about to become a mother.
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Upon its 1935 release, this film was banned in Denmark because of unspecified "controversy." It was also banned in Switzerland and Italy because Elizabeth's behavior was setting a bad example for children.
This was the first film to pair Shirley Temple with Arthur Treacher; they would appear together in three more movies.
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