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The Little Colonel (1935)

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After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years ... See full summary »

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Lloyd Sherman
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Colonel Lloyd
Evelyn Venable ...
Elizabeth
John Lodge ...
Jack Sherman
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Swazey
Stephen Chase ...
Hull (as Alden Chase)
William Burress ...
Dr. Scott
Frank Darien ...
Nebler
Robert Warwick ...
Colonel Gray
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Mom Beck
Geneva Williams ...
Maria
Avonne Jackson ...
May Lily
Nyanza Potts ...
Henry Clay
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Walker
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After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Hail to the conquerer of ten million hearts.

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Comedy | Family

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22 February 1935 (USA)  »

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A Mascote do Regimento  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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The party scene at the end of the movie was the first time that Shirley Temple was filmed in color. Color shooting required Temple to wear makeup for the first time in any of her films. See more »

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The position of Jack's hand changes, when he tells Elizabeth about the land he bought. See more »

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[first lines]
Elizabeth Lloyd Sherman: [singing] Oh the days are gone when beauty bright my heart's chain wove, / When my dream of life from morn 'till night was love still love. / New hope may bloom and days may come of milder, calmer beam, / But there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream. / Oh there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream.
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Love's Young Dream
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Lyrics by Thomas Moore
Played on harp and Sung by Evelyn Venable (dubbed)
Later Sung by Shirley Temple
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Taming an old lion of the South
9 September 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Crusty old Colonel Lloyd (Lionel Barrymore) is used to having his ornery way so when he finds out his daughter Elizabeth (Evelyn Venable) is determined to run off with Yankee Jack Shermon (John Lodge) to be married, he confronts her in a heated exchange and vows never to see her again if she does, and then she leaves.

Several years later Elizabeth, with her husband and their young daughter Miss Lloyd (Shirley Temple), decides to return to a small house that belonged to her mother and which happens to be next door to her stubborn father's home. Obviously there are soon accidental meetings between all concerned, and a few clashes of granddaughter and the elderly Colonel just to see who is the most stubborn!

Troubles descend on the Sherman family through some persuasive dishonest men who are out to rob them of their legal rights, and things start to get serious but grandpa comes to the rescue.

Becky (Hattie McDaniel) and Walker (Bill Robinson) certainly add some amusing dialog during their stroll, as in spelling out "pohos"; and Robinson's tap dancing is superb. Not surprisingly, little Shirley is right in there keeping pace with him as they both tap dance up the stairs. A great moment in film.

Nice family entertainment.


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