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Adventure in Baltimore (1949)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 19 April 1949 (USA)
The liberated daughter of a 1905 minister innocently starts a scandal.

Director:

Richard Wallace

Writers:

Lionel Houser (screenplay), Lesser Samuels (original story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Young ... Dr. Sheldon
Shirley Temple ... Dinah Sheldon
John Agar ... Tom Wade
Albert Sharpe Albert Sharpe ... Mr. Fletcher
Josephine Hutchinson ... Mrs. Sheldon
Charles Kemper ... Mr. Steuben
Johnny Sands ... Gene Sheldon
John Miljan ... Mr. Eckert
Norma Varden ... H. H. Hamilton
Carol Brannon Carol Brannon ... Bernice Eckert (as Carol Brannan)
Charles Smith ... Fred Beehouse
Josephine Whittell ... Mrs. Eckert
Patti Brady ... Sis Sheldon
Gregory Marshall Gregory Marshall ... Mark Sheldon
Patsy Creighton Patsy Creighton ... Sally Wilson
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Storyline

In 1905, teenaged Dinah Sheldon is an aspiring artist and budding suffragette. This is sufficiently scandalous, though her minister father takes a more lenient view. But her imaginative painting, showing a young male friend with exposed chest and (ahem) limbs, really blows the roof off. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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She Was a Minister's Daughter...But She Turned the Town Upside Down!

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baltimore Escapade See more »

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Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film's initial television presentations took place in New York City Monday 26 March 1956 on WOR (Channel 9), in Los Angeles Tuesday 10 April 1956 on KHJ (Channel 9), and in Memphis Saturday 5 May 1956 on WHBQ (Channel 13). See more »

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Far too under-appreciated as an adult actress!
9 February 2005 | by eyespyonhighSee all my reviews

I saw this movie about ten years ago and absolutely loved it! It made me laugh and cry. I have always been amazed when I hear of Shirley Temples "struggle" to have successful movies as an adult. I think she was delightful and had a real gift for comedy. I am sorry her career ended so soon and can't help but wonder what we're now missing out on because of it. I am also frustrated that her later movies are not made available on DVD...at least hardly any. I think people could now begin to appreciate her...to rediscover the adult Shirley, because they'd be able to see her in a fresh way...something they had trouble with years ago. Adventure in Baltimore is a movie that makes you long for the innocence of the day and at the same time cheer for new youthful freedoms. I found myself really involved in her situations and couldn't wait to see what would come next. If you want a great and entertaining afternoon, just hope some channel is playing this movie and enjoy!


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