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Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Family  -  13 May 2001 (USA)
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Ashley Rose Orr was wonderful
19 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

The cast in this movie were all wonderful, but Ashley Rose Orr far outshines them all. She was adorable and she truly captured Shirley in her performance. She may not have been Shirley's twin but she did wonderful playing her as on screen and off screen Shirley. Loved the dance scenes. The girl who played Shirley at age 3 was absolutely adorable. I didn't care much for the older Shirley, played by Emily Hart. She looked nothing like Shirley or even Ashley Rose Orr. Emily would be better in more modern movies. A better older Shirley could have been found, or I think Ashley Rose Orr could have done it fine with some help from makeup and hair, etc. Overall Ashley Rose Orr was very entertaining and I'd love to see her on the screen again, whether big screen or small screen!


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