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War Babies (1932)

A group of soldiers in a café watch a dancer as she entertains them, but later two of them become rivals over her.

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A group of soldiers in a café watch a dancer as she entertains them, but later two of them become rivals over her.

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18 September 1932 (USA)  »

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Shirley Temple's parents, George Temple and Gertrude Temple, took their daughter to see this movie at a local theater; Gertrude later recalled, "The picture lasted ten minutes. Shirley merely flitted across the screen a few times and said only two lines. But my head swam and the goose flesh popped out on my arms. I think I cried a little. George squeezed my hand. We were proud. It was our little girl doing something wonderful, like saying her first words, and we were happy." See more »

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Captain Flagg: Gee whiz, you dames are expensive! Here's the last one. Now I'm broke.
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Rich in cinematic history
31 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love these "Diaper Baby" movies! You couldn't make a movie like this today and it is rich in cinematic history. It is goofy and the film was made to make you laugh, which it does. How they ever got these kids to "act" I'll never know. I think they are precious and the kids make me laugh but so do the others who made this movie as it shows the naiveté that existed in the early 30's. You have to remember that this is when the film industry was very young, the stock market had crashed, the world wide depression was beginning and these films were made to give a person a break from the real world. The fact that you could see movies for five cents is beyond my comprehension, but then dinner for 25 cents is too. It was a different time with a totally different mind set.


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