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Director:
Writers:
Karl Tunberg (screen play) and
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Release Date:
18 March 1938 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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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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)
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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 (art direction)
 
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)

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Trivia:
Gloria Stuart initially turned down this film because she felt that the material was not up to her dramatic acting abilities. Darryl F. Zanuck, however, convinced her to do the film and explained that she would be seen by millions, due to Shirley Temple's popularity. Miss Stuart relented and agreed in a 1998 interview that Zanuck was certainly correct.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: On her first-ever radio broadcast, Rebecca (whom no one has ever heard of) sings a medley of her "greatest hits."See more »
Quotes:
Rebecca Winstead:[to a piglet] Oh, you bent your tail. I'm surprised Aunt Miranda lets you wear it curled. I'll bet you haven't had any breakfast. I'll ask Aunt Miranda to get you some eggs and bacon.See more »
Soundtrack:
You've Gotta Eat Your Spinach, BabySee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Shirley lights up the screen....again!, 8 December 2001
Author: heidi sammon from Birmingahm, England

Shirley temple at her peak as a girl singer who is sought by two rival cereal companies to promote their radio commercials.Randolph Scott and Gloria Stuart provide the romance. Helen Westley, Slim Summerville and William Demarest head the supporting cast but it is 9 year old Shirley's movie from first to last, full of charm and innocence and loosely adapted from the childrens classic by Kate Douglas Wiggan. Shirley's numbers include "Come and get your happiness" and she also sings a medley of hits from her previous movies (among them On the good ship lollipop, When Im with you, Animal crackers in my soup and more)and dances with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. running time 71 mins b&w

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