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1961   1960   1958  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Director: David Butler
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Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter
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Drama | Family | Musical
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A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl.

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher
Comedy | Drama | Family
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Director: David Butler
Stars: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt
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12 January 1958 (USA)  »

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What Children's Television Should be

Almost 50 years later, I remember seeing these stories as clear as day. Probably my favorite was Rapunzel, told with all the loving detail and care that was usually reserved for dramas.

These compare favorably to Shelley Duvall's fairy tales and had the wonderful advantage of showing a grown-up Shirley Temple.

I simply loved them.


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