MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 116,333 this week

Little Big Shot (1935)

6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 117 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

Related News

Sybil Jason obituary
| The Guardian - Film News
Child Star Jason Dead At 83
| WENN

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 217 titles
created 06 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1152 titles
created 06 Aug 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 
list image
a list of 105 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Little Big Shot" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Little Big Shot (1935)

Little Big Shot (1935) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Little Big Shot.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Al Howard may be a star on Broadway, but he is no longer welcomed by any producer. It seems that he just trots off to Mexico any time he wants causing shows to close and producers to lose ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Al Jolson, Ruby Keeler, Glenda Farrell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A by-the-book patrolman who cares more about the letter of the law than justice feels guilty when his inflexibility sends a family man to prison.

Director: William Dieterle
Stars: Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Sybil Jason
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz
Stars: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Marcia Prentiss, a New England spinster, is annoyed when reaching her summer home to find that her niece, Betsy Ann, is there after being told to remain in school, but is there because she ... See full summary »

Directors: Nick Grinde, Tom Reed
Stars: May Robson, Sybil Jason, Guy Kibbee
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Unscrupulous agent Rush makes singing waiter Clayton a big radio star while Peggy, who has lost her own radio show, helps Clayton.

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

On New Year's Eve, a girl is told a story by her grandfather about his days in a military regiment; then, the girl dreams she's at the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Director: Bobby Connolly
Stars: Sybil Jason, Halliwell Hobbes, Sidney Bracey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sybil Jason ...
Gloria
Glenda Farrell ...
Jean
Robert Armstrong ...
Steve
...
Mortimer
Jack La Rue ...
Doré (as Jack LaRue)
Arthur Vinton ...
Kell
J. Carrol Naish ...
Bert (as J. Carroll Naish)
Edgar Kennedy ...
Onderdonk
Addison Richards ...
Hank Gibbs
Joe Sawyer ...
Doré's Henchman (as Joseph Sauers)
Emma Dunn ...
Orphanage Matron
...
Kell's Henchman
Tammany Young ...
Ralph Lewis - the Rajah
Murray Alper ...
Doré's Henchman
...
Doré's Henchman
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Get Acquainted With Her Now! Tomorrow you'll be asking when the next Sybil Jason picture comes to town. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 September 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Pequena Ditadora  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Byron Haskin took over as director of photography when Tony Gaudio started work on Dr. Socrates (1935). See more »

Soundtracks

I'm a Little Big Shot Now
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Allie Wrubel
Lyrics by Mort Dixon
Played during the opening credits and as background music often
Sung and danced to by Sybil Jason
Reprised by Sybil Jason and Glenda Farrell
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Entertainment
12 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I guess we were allowed to only have one Shirley Temple, so there were probably a few little girls given chances who did not do the box office and thus they have been consigned to the dustheap of the forgotten.

This little girl deserved better as she was quite talented. Mainly as an actress, she really put the character across, this cute, self-assured, gregarious little gal who befriends all she meets. The trick is not making her TOO adorable, and somehow she pulls it off despite scenes where she is crying on the steps of an orphanage or when her dog is kicked by an evil gangster. She's a little robotic in her Temple-esque musical numbers, but as an actress she had the chops. Only wish she would have shared some of the earnings with the black kids after she horns in on their street act!

As the lead guy, Armstrong really shines as a character we have seen before, the no-good guy who is turned soft by a kid. He makes it fresh by never seeming like too hard a guy to begin with, and not going too soft too soon. Horton helps out a great deal.

The girl ends up being exposed to a surprising lot of violence and emotional turmoil before the whole thing winds up. But that's what you get sometimes!


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Little Big Shot (1935) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?