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Little Miss Marker (1934) was a Comedy - Family Film directed by Alexander Hall and produced by B.P. Schulberg.

Little Miss Marker was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1998.

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Little Miss Marker (1934)

By Beatrice on Apr 13, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Little Miss Marker Directed by Alexander Hall 1934/USA Paramount Pictures First viewing? Bangles Carson: Where is your mother, Marky? Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: My mommy got awfully tired, and went away. She’s never coming back anymore. Wow, this was kind of a let down after Bright E... Read full article

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Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: What's the matter now?
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: You don't like me!
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: You always cry when somebody doesn't like you?
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: Yes!
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Well, you got a lot of crying to do. Now go to sleep.
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: My mommy used to read to me about King Arthur every night before I went to sleep.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Now, Marky, be reasonable.
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: I won't!
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: All right, all right.

Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Talking like that ain't nice.
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: What's nice?
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Being a good girl is nice.
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: I'm a bad girl. Nurse says so.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Why?
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: Nurse says there's somebody named God, and a girl's bad if she does't pray to Him every night. Daddy says there's nobody named God.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: When did he say that?
Marthy Jane, Little Miss Marker: When my mommy went away.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: I guess your daddy got a bad break.

Bangles Carson: Hiya, Tightwad.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Hello, Golddigger.

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
The character Regret, named after the prize winning 1915 racehorse, was based on Otto "Abadabba" Berman, the financial genius behind gangster Dutch Schultz's business empire and the close friend of writer Damon Runyon. Berman was shot dead in a hit on Schultz a year after the film's release.
Adolphe Menjou was having difficulty with a particular line in the script. After the prompting of others on the set, Shirley Temple turned to director Alexander Hall and asked, "Is it too late to replace Mr. Menjou on this picture?"
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National Film Registry

Little Miss Marker

Released 1934
Inducted 1998

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Also directed by Alexander Hall

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Also produced by B.P. Schulberg

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