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Director:
Writers:
Karl Tunberg (screen play) and
Don Ettlinger (screen play) ...
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Release Date:
18 March 1938 (USA) See more »
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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Iconic child star Shirley Temple dies at 85
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An adorable film... See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Shirley Temple ... Rebecca Winstead

Randolph Scott ... Anthony Kent

Jack Haley ... Orville Smithers

Gloria Stuart ... Gwen Warren
Phyllis Brooks ... Lola Lee
Helen Westley ... Aunt Miranda Wilkins

Slim Summerville ... Homer Busby

Bill Robinson ... 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

William Demarest ... Henry Kipper
Ruth Gillette ... Melba
Paul Harvey ... Cyrus Bartlett
Clarence Wilson ... Jake Singer (as Clarence Hummel Wilson)
Sam Hayes ... Radio Announcer
Gary Breckner ... Radio Announcer
Carroll Nye ... Radio Announcer
Franklin Pangborn ... Hamilton Montmarcy
William Wagner ... Reverend Turner
Eily Malyon ... Mrs. Turner
Mary McCarty ... Florabelle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lynn Bari ... Myrtle (uncredited)
Don Craig ... Quartette Member (uncredited)
Bill Days ... Quartette Member (uncredited)
Sid Fields ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Joy Healy ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Esther Howard ... Mother (uncredited)
Robert Lowery ... Attendant (uncredited)
Ada Lynn ... Nasal Child Singer (uncredited)
Arthur McCullough ... Quartette Member (uncredited)
Arthur Rankin ... Attendant (uncredited)
Max Smith ... Quartette Member (uncredited)
Patty Jo Tracy ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ... Program Director (uncredited)

Directed by
Allan Dwan 
 
Writing credits
Karl Tunberg (screen play) and
Don Ettlinger (screen play)

Kate Douglas Wiggin (suggested by a story by)

William M. Conselman  contributor to treatment (uncredited)
Ben Markson  contributor to treatment (uncredited)

Produced by
Raymond Griffith .... associate producer
Jack Jungmeyer .... assistant producer (uncredited)
Ben Silvey .... assistant producer (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Arthur C. Miller (photography) (as Arthur Miller)
 
Film Editing by
Allen McNeil (film editor)
 
Casting by
Phillip Moore (unit casting director) (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Bernard Herzbrun (art direction)
Hans Peters 
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Gwen Wakeling (costumes)
 
Makeup Department
Madge Boyd .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Robert Cowan .... makeup (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Darryl F. Zanuck .... in charge of production
Ed Ebele .... production manager (uncredited)
W.F. Fitzgerald .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aaron Rosenberg .... assistant director
Eli Dunn .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Jack Temple .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Frank E. Hughes .... set dresser (uncredited)
Eddie Jones .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
George Leverett .... sound
Bob Bertrand .... boom man (uncredited)
William Brent .... assistant sound (uncredited)
Howard McCann .... cableman (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Brown .... gaffer (uncredited)
Logan Brown .... grip (uncredited)
Henry Cronjager Jr. .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Joseph LaShelle .... second camera (uncredited)
Paul Lockwood .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Kenneth McDonald .... best boy (uncredited)
Earl Nickerel .... best boy (uncredited)
Anthony Ugrin .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hilda Anderson .... wardrobe girl (uncredited)
Sam Benson .... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Gertrude Kirkwood .... wardrobe woman (uncredited)
Ernest Rotchy .... wardrobe man (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
John Griffith .... cutter (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Mack Gordon .... music and lyrics by
Arthur Lange .... musical director
Sidney D. Mitchell .... music and lyrics by
Samuel Pokrass .... music and lyrics by (as Sam Pokrass)
Lew Pollack .... music and lyrics by
Harry Revel .... music and lyrics by
Raymond Scott .... music and lyrics by
Jack Yellen .... music and lyrics by
 
Other crew
Nick Castle .... dances staged by
Geneva Sawyer .... dances staged by
Tom Morrissey .... follow-up man (uncredited)
Stanley Scheuer .... script clerk (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
81 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA High Fidelity Recording)
Certification:
Australia:G | Finland:S | USA:Approved (PCA #3799) | USA:G (1994)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Bill Robinson visited Shirley Temple at an exclusive and restricted hotel to rehearse the "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" number for this film. Temple later recalled, "I asked Bill what cottage he was staying in. He told me, 'I'm staying in the chauffeur quarters above the garage.' It wasn't until years later that I understood why."See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 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:
Harry Kipper:Long time no see, folks. Meet the new missus, and this is my attorney, Jake Singer.
Melba:Pleased to meet you.
Aunt Miranda Wilkins:I thought you weren't coming back here, Harry Kipper.
Harry Kipper:It's like this, Miranda. I've been doing all right, just getting married and all, and I'm ready to take Rebecca back now.
Aunt Miranda Wilkins:You'll do no such thing! You gave the child up once, and you can't take her back now!
Harry Kipper:Now, Miranda, there's no reason why we can't be friendly about this.
Aunt Miranda Wilkins:I'd sooner be friendly with a rattlesnake.
Gwen Warren:It's obvious that you heard Rebecca on the radio and all you're after is her money.
[...]
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Soundtrack:
When I'm with YouSee more »

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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
An adorable film..., 6 February 2005
Author: SpookyPie88 from United Kingdom

Shirley Temple definitely deserved some of her popularity after this tailor-made vehicle. The film is as adorable as the young star. It follows Rebecca (Temple) as she tries to fulfill her dream of singing on a popular radio show. She does this with the help of a few adult friends who compliment Temple perfectly. Temple herself, shines in this film. Singing, dancing and acting she shows a natural talent for performing and clearly enjoys herself with this film. All in all I would recommend this film to anyone. It might not be the best Shirley Temple film but it will keep you entertained all the way through and the enchanting lead will captivate you.

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