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Captain January (1936)

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Shirley lives with a lighthouse keeper who rescued her when her parents drowned. A truant officer decides she should go to boarding school, but she's rescued by relatives. Buddy Ebsen dances "At The Codfish Ball" with Shirley.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Star
Guy Kibbee ...
Captain January
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Captain Nazro
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Paul Roberts
Sara Haden ...
Agatha Morgan
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Eliza Croft
June Lang ...
Mary Marshall
Jerry Tucker ...
Cyril Morgan
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Mrs. John Mason
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John Mason
Jim Farley ...
Deputy Sheriff (as James Farley)
Si Jenks ...
Old Sailor
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Storyline

Shirley lives with a lighthouse keeper who rescued her when her parents drowned. A truant officer decides she should go to boarding school, but she's rescued by relatives. Buddy Ebsen dances "At The Codfish Ball" with Shirley.

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Singing, dancing, laughing...in the most lovable story she's ever had! See more »

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Comedy | Musical | Family

Certificate:

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Release Date:

17 April 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Anjo do Farol  »

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Runtime:

(FMC Library Print) (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Time Magazine noted that this film broke box office records in some major cities, including Milwaukee, Cincinnati, Boston and Baltimore. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Nazro: Miss Morgan is on her way here now with a deputy from Salem. You've got to beat it! You don't want them to take Star away, do you?
Capt. January: I'm not running away!
Capt. Nazro: Don't you understand? If they find you with Star, they'll take her away as sure as you're standing here!
Helen: What are they going to do to me?
Capt. Nazro: Don't be stubborn, January. You can fight later. In the meantime, take Star and hide out.
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Soundtracks

The Right Somebody to Love
(1936)
Music by Lew Pollack
Lyrics by Jack Yellen
Sung by Shirley Temple (uncredited)
Reprised by her near the end
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Sweet Movie
26 March 2003 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Once again, Shirley Temple steals the show, and warms the heart with her curls and dimples. This is a great movie for the kids and the whole family, along with all of Temple's other family features. Guest star Buddy Ebsen puts on an entertaining show in the beginning of the movie with little Shirley Temple. 7 out of 10.


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