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Shirley Temple's Storybook is an American children's anthology series hosted and narrated by actress Shirley Temple.
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1961   1960   1958  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Shirley Temple ...  Herself - Narrator / ... 40 episodes, 1958-1961
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Shirley Temple's Storybook is an American children's anthology series hosted and narrated by actress Shirley Temple.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shirley Temple Storybook Collection See more »

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Runtime:

(41 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Black and White | Color (ColumbiaColor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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I would love to see the stories again
22 September 2007 | by solch26See all my reviews

I have the same feelings about these stories... It has been a long time but I perfectly remember stories like Rapunzel, the Nightingale, the Emperor's new clothes, Rumpelstiltskin, Rip Van Winkle, Hiawatha, Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, Mother Goose, The Wild Swans, and many others. I watched the show every week looking to see a new story. It is really sad that things so good are not available while others violent ones are our daily bread. I have been looking online to see if I can buy them but there are only the Shirley Temple's movies. Hope I can find all the series one day on DVD. It would be wonderful to show them to my kids. Nice things like this should not disappear!


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