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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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Complete credited cast:
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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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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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical | Family

Certificate:

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17 April 1936 (USA)  »

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Captain January  »

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Runtime:

(FMC Library Print) (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 27, 1941 with Shirley Temple reprising her film role. See more »

Quotes

Capt. January: Now listen Star, you've just got to pass this examination. You've just got to. It may mean they'll try to take you away from me if you don't. Now, I don't want to make you nervous...
Capt. Nazro: No, he don't want to make you nervous.
Helen: I'll do my best, Cap. I'm not worried.
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Soundtracks

Asleep in the Deep
(1897) (uncredited)
Music by Henry W. Petrie
Lyrics by Arthur J. Lamb
Sung a cappella by Shirley Temple
Also performed a cappella by Shirley Temple, Guy Kibbee and Slim Summerville
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Very good movie
9 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I have loved this movie since I first saw it in 1984. My favorite Temple flick. It is a good story and quite typical of the Shirley Temple movies of the time, but what stands out to me is the songs and innocence of the period.


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