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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)

 -  Family | Comedy | Drama  -  18 March 1938 (USA)
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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.

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Cast

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Rebecca Winstead
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Anthony Kent
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Orville Smithers
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Gwen Warren
Phyllis Brooks ...
Lola Lee
Helen Westley ...
Aunt Miranda Wilkins
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Homer Busby
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Aloysius
Raymond Scott and His Quintet ...
Themselves (as Raymond Scott Quintet)
Alan Dinehart ...
Purvis
J. Edward Bromberg ...
Dr. Hill
Dixie Dunbar ...
Receptionist
Paul Hurst ...
Mug
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Henry Kipper
Ruth Gillette ...
Melba
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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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18 March 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shirley auf Welle 303  »

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Trivia

The title is taken from a book by Kate Douglas Wiggin, but outside of the character of Aunt Miranda and the plot element of Rebecca coming to live with her aunt, the film has absolutely nothing in common with the book. See more »

Goofs

The "greatest hits" debacle gets even worse, however, when rather than offering a few cobbled together lines of fake "hits" which would've at least kept her in character as Rebecca, Shirley instead sings a medley of... Shirley's hits. Ouch. See more »

Quotes

Tony Kent: What's your hurry?
Rebecca Winstead: I was just trying to catch our pig.
Tony Kent: Don't you know you're trespassing?
Rebecca Winstead: What does that mean?
Tony Kent: It means you're very welcome.
Rebecca Winstead: Thank you, but I must catch our pig.
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Connections

Spoofed in The Simpsons: Last Tap Dance in Springfield (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Alone with You
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Lew Pollack
Lyrics by Sidney D. Mitchell
Sung by Phyllis Brooks and Jack Haley
Copyright 1938 by Leo. Feist Inc.
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One of the funniest Shirley Temple movies

This is one of the good movies that Shirley Temple made because I just love how you get so much laughter out of it. I just laughed like crazy when that one neighbor helped get little Shirley out of the upstairs bedroom and down the ladder to the other house then he got trapped up there because the ladder fell off the side of the house. I just cracked up and laughed because of how many funny scenes there are in this movie. I really laughed when the Aunt came upstairs and found that man in the bed instead of little Shirley. I also got a huge amount of laughs out of one of the final scenes in the movie when Shirley is taken away from her Aunt and how she fakes loosing her voice just to get back around the people she loves.


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