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Wee Willie Winkie Overview:

Wee Willie Winkie (1937) was a Adventure - Family Film directed by John Ford and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Gene Markey.

Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionWilliam S. Darling, David HallNominated
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Wee Willie Winkie (1937)

By Beatrice on Oct 21, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Wee Willie Winkie? Directed by John Ford Written by Ernest Pascal and Julien Josephson based on the story by Rudyard Kipling 1937/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing? John Ford brought some strong production values to Shirley Temple’s adventures in the British Raj. Folks... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: WEE WILLIE WINKIE (1937)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 31, 2013 From Virtual Virago

John Ford, best known as the director of masterful Westerns like Stagecoach (1939) and The Searchers (1956), seems an odd choice for a Shirley Temple feature, but the story that actually unfolds in Wee Willie Winkie (1937) plays on many of Ford's favorite themes. Darker and more mature than most of ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: WEE WILLIE WINKIE (1937)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 31, 2013 From Virtual Virago

John Ford, best known as the director of masterful Westerns like Stagecoach (1939) and The Searchers (1956), seems an odd choice for a Shirley Temple feature, but the story that actually unfolds in Wee Willie Winkie (1937) plays on many of Ford's favorite themes. Darker and more mature than most of ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: WEE WILLIE WINKIE (1937)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 31, 2013 From Virtual Virago

John Ford, best known as the director of masterful Westerns like Stagecoach (1939) and The Searchers (1956), seems an odd choice for a Shirley Temple feature, but the story that actually unfolds in Wee Willie Winkie (1937) plays on many of Ford's favorite themes. Darker and more mature than most of ... Read full article


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The original story by Rudyard Kipling was about a boy, Percival Williams, but this was changed to a girl, Priscilla Williams, in order for Shirley Temple to play the role.
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