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26 January 1934 (USA) See more »
Sonny wants a motorcycle for his birthday, and is disappointed when he learns that he is getting a dog instead. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Frank Coghlan Jr. ... Sonny Rogers (as Junior Coghlan)

Shirley Temple ... Mary Lou Rogers
Kenneth Howell ... Harry Vanderpool
Dorothy Ward ... Phyllis
Harry Myers ... Mr. Rogers
Virginia True Boardman ... Mrs. Rogers
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Queenie the Dog ... Queenie (uncredited)
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Directed by
Charles Lamont 
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Ewart Adamson (adaptation)

Ewart Adamson (continuity)

Charles Lamont  uncredited

Produced by
E.H. Allen .... producer
Cinematography by
Dwight Warren (photographed by)
Sound Department
W.C. Smith .... sound

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Also Known As:
"Frolics of Youth (#3): Pardon My Pups" - USA (series title)
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19 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Mrs. Rogers:Hurry, Sonny, your dad has a surprise for you.
Sonny Rogers:Did he get me that motorcycle? I hope he did, but I bet he got me that durn ole pup.
Mary Lou Rogers:Are you really scared of dogs, Sonny?
Sonny Rogers:No, I'm not scared of them, but one of them bit me when I was little, and I just can't stand to touch them.
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Cute Story about Puppies!, 13 August 2011
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Really Shirley Temple blossomed in front of the film audience's eyes in these film shorts. In this story, she is Mary Lou Rodgers. Her brother is celebrating is birthday. The father is insisting that he gets a puppy but he's afraid of dogs in general. He must have had a traumatic experience at some time. They never really dwell into serious situations in these shorts anyway. Well, he decides to run away from home but manages somehow to overcome his fear of dogs. When the father has already bought a purebred pedigree canine puppy, the son refuses it for something else maybe beneath the standards. It's a cute story in about ten minutes. It's not the greatest sound or film quality since this short was done in the early 1930s. Shirley's adorable and precocious as the little sister who steals the film away.

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