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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 18 March 1938 (USA)
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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Anthony Kent
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Orville Smithers
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Gwen Warren
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Lola Lee
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Aunt Miranda Wilkins
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Homer Busby
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Aloysius
Raymond Scott and His Quintet ...
Themselves (as Raymond Scott Quintet)
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Purvis
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Dr. Hill
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Receptionist
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Mug
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Henry Kipper
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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.

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Also Known As:

Mam'zelle vedette  »

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(RCA High Fidelity Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

According to the Motion Picture Producers & Distributors Association (MPPDA), 22-year-old assistant director Jack Temple was Shirley Temple's older brother. See more »

Goofs

On her first-ever radio broadcast, Rebecca (whom no one has ever heard of) sings a medley of her "greatest hits." See more »

Quotes

Gwen Warren: I'm glad you're not hurt. Or are you?
Tony Kent: [putting his hand over his heart] I'm afraid so. I've got a strange feeling right here.
Rebecca Winstead: I hope it doesn't hurt too much. You better let Gwen and me put you to bed.
Tony Kent: That would be a pleasant experience.
Gwen Warren: I think Homer can handle the situation. I'm sorry we bothered you, Mr...?
Tony Kent: Kent. Anthony Kent. I live here, but this is my first trip of the year. I hope you'll bother me again soon.
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Soundtracks

Nevada Moon
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Written for the movie but not used
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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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