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Miss Annie Rooney (1942)

Approved | | Drama | 29 May 1942 (USA)
A poor girl falls for a wealthy young man. He invites her to his gala birthday party, but she doesn't have the right kind of dress to wear, so her family and friends band together to raise money to get her the proper dress.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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William Gargan ...
Rooney
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Grandpop
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Marty
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Myrtle
Roland Dupree ...
Joey (as Roland Du Pree)
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Mrs. White
Jonathan Hale ...
Mr. White
Mary Field ...
Mrs. Metz
George Lloyd ...
Burns
Jan Buckingham ...
Madam Sylvia
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Mr. Thomas
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Stella Bainbridge
Charles Coleman ...
Sidney
Edgar Dearing ...
Policeman
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A poor girl falls for a wealthy young man. He invites her to his gala birthday party, but she doesn't have the right kind of dress to wear, so her family and friends band together to raise money to get her the proper dress.

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Glamor girls beware!

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29 May 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Pequena HeroĆ­na  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

At Marty's party in the jitterbug dance sequence with Annie, Roland Dupree (who played Joey) was the one who actually danced with Shirley Temple instead of Dickie Moore. Shots of the dance sequence were done at a distance with a close-up of Dickie Moore at the very end. See more »

Goofs

In a close-up shot of Annie's hand where she is holding the card with the roses from Marty, she is wearing nail polish, but in the next full shot where she is holding the card with the roses, her nails are not painted. See more »

Quotes

Annie Rooney: Oh, I've known Joey for centuries.
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Connections

Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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This is the Best Shirley Temple Movie
20 May 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

In my opinion, "Miss Annie Rooney" is the best Shirley Temple movie ever made. The movie features a fourteen year-old Annie Rooney(Temple) who meets a young man(Moore) from a wealthy family by accident(literally). He invites her to his birthday party and Annie's family(her father and grandfather) go through many changes to raise the money for Annie's evening gown and accessories. After she arrives at the party, she soon discovers that the fireworks has just begun. Real good PG family entertainment.


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