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Young People (1940)

Approved | | Drama | 30 August 1940 (USA)
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ... See full summary »

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Joe Ballantine
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Kit Ballantine
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Judith
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Mike Shea
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Hester Appleby
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Fred Willard
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Otis
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Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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FUN and songs! Fun AND songs! Fun and SONGS! ...DANCES TOO!

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30 August 1940 (USA)  »

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Gente Nova  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The 'Baby Take a Bow' number that Shirley Temple does early in this film was actually shot six-years earlier for the film 'Stand Up And Cheer'. It was cleverly re-edited and intercut with new shots of Jack Oakey and chorus. See more »

Goofs

The beach guests in the "Waikiki" number suddenly change faces as the new footage gives way to the old. See more »

Quotes

Dakin: Seems that being "Progressive" and spending other people's money amounts to bout the same thing.
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Soundtracks

Fifth Avenue
(1940) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung and Danced by Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie and Charlotte Greenwood
Reprised by them in their home
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Trying to find the movie Young People with Shirley Temple
7 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like this movie "Young People" but I haven't been able to find it. I pretty much have all Shirley Temple's movies but I can't find this in Video Stores. Will they be getting in more stock on this movie? Every time I go to a video store they say its not on stock or they never heard of it. Can it only be ordered on line or will I be able to get it at a video store? I told my grandchildren about this movie and how they helped people even if they were made fun of. Its a very entertaining movie. I know I can get my grandchildren to sit down and watch this movie. I also enjoy watching Jack Oakie and Charlotte Greenwood. These are good family movies that I've enjoyed and would like my grandchildren to see. Please let me know how I can get this movie. I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks, Veronica


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