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Little Miss Marker (1934)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1 June 1934 (USA)
Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »

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Storyline

Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies take to her, reluctantly at first, but their cynical ways start to rub off on her. Will a party set at Camelot bring back her faith in humanity? Written by Miss Eli

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1 June 1934 (USA)  »

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Dada em Penhor  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Lucille Ward is in studio records for the role of Mrs. Walsh, but she did not appear in the film. Modern sources add Hattie McDaniel, Bill Robinson, Bessie Lyle and Nora Cecil (as Head of Home Finding Society), but none of these actors were in the film either. See more »

Goofs

When Marky and Bangles sing "Laugh, You Son of a Gun," Bangles's mouth doesn't move when she says "You son of a gun." See more »

Quotes

Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Using my place as a hideout from a Good Time Charlie.
Bangles Carson: Aw, shut up.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: Alright, take it on the lam.
Bangles Carson: As soon as I get some clothes.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: You're wearing clothes.
Bangles Carson: Not going out at this time a day with these clothes on.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: If you went home nights instead of hanging around...
Bangles Carson: Maybe I could get home nights if you didn't go shout your head off and wake up kids.
Sorrowful 'Sir Sorry' Jones: I wouldn't have to shout my head off if you stayed away.
Bangles Carson: Oh it won't happen again. I'll give you plenty air.
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Connections

Referenced in All in the Family: Little Miss Bunker (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Low Down Lullaby
(1934) (uncredited)
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Dorothy Dell putting Marky to sleep
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Funny, Sad and loaded with characters
1 September 2000 | by (virginia) – See all my reviews

This movie is a gem. Shirley Temple dropped into a den of Damon Runyon characters played by terrific actors. Adolphe Menjue's "heart of a bookie" is melted by Shirley. Menjue made over 100 films, and this was one of his best. The rest of the cast is great. You'll enjoy seeing this movie with your mother and your grand kids.


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