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Bad Little Angel (1939)

Approved | | Drama | 27 October 1939 (USA)
A bible-guided Victorian orphan befriends a bootblack in a strange town.

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Gene Reynolds ...
Thomas 'Tommy' Wilks
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Luther Marvin
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Jm Creighton (Sentinel editor)
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Mrs. Perkins
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Edwards, Marvin's Valet
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Red Wilks
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Mrs. Ellen Creighton
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Mrs. Dodd (scenes deleted)
Cora Sue Collins ...
Clarabella Dodd (scenes deleted)
Sally Martin ...
Belinda (scenes deleted)
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A bible-guided Victorian orphan befriends a bootblack in a strange town.

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27 October 1939 (USA)  »

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La endiablada  »

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Rex, the dog in this movie, was the same dog who played Toto in The Wizard of Oz (1939). See more »

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Music and Lyrics by Thomas Haynes Bayley
Played as background music over the opening credits
Reprised often as background music
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Wonderful-Put me on the list to buy if it ever comes out on DVD
7 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I DVR'd this movie on a whim and was glad I did. It was a delightful movie that I did not want to end. This movie = Shirley Temple times 2! The movie kind of has a "Wizard of Oz" feel to it. And I knew I recognized that little dog as "Toto" from the Wizard of Oz. The main character played by Virginia Weidler was very easy to fall in love with. And her acting was outstanding - especially for the year this movie was made. It's hard to imagine a Hollywood that embraces the Bible. Makes me want to go back in time to a day when mentioning God in public was not taboo. I don't collect movies but if this ever comes out on DVD I will definitely buy it. What a great Christmas present this would make!


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