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Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (1933)

A schoolteacher helps his friend Dora by getting his students to help him to make a radio commercial.

Director:

Harry Edwards (as Harry J. Edwards)

Writers:

Ernest Pagano (story), Ewart Adamson (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Andy Clyde ... Andy Wilson
Ethel Sykes Ethel Sykes ... Dora
Bud Jamison ... Radio Station Manager
Shirley Temple ... Shirley
Florence Gill Florence Gill ... Singer on Radio Program
The Meglin Kiddies The Meglin Kiddies ... Students (as Meglin Kiddies Band)
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Storyline

Schoolteacher Andy Wilson makes his usual morning stop for coffee and donuts at Dora's Home Bakery. Today he enjoys talking to Dora so much that he is late to school for the first time. Later that day, Dora tells him about some wonderful new donuts that she has made. Andy is so impressed with them that he decides to have his students help him make a radio commercial, in order to help Dora sell her new product. Written by Snow Leopard

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Short | Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dora's Dunkin' Donuts See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Radio station manager: Miss Dora, I had no idea the program was such a success until after I'd thrown Mr. Wilson out.
Dora: Success? Why, we're swamped with orders!
Radio station manager: But to make amends, I'd like to hire Mr. Wilson and your donut program three times a month. Will you sign here?
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A Cute Love Story!
13 August 2011 | by SylSee all my reviews

Shirley Temple is only a supporting character in this ensemble role. Dora runs a Doughnut shop in town and is smitten with the teacher who rides his bicycle every day on his way to school. This film was only done when Shirley was 5 years old. While she is small, she certainly steals the spotlight. Anyway, the teacher and Dora the Doughnut lady flirt with each other. Then one day, she sends a note to come in a hurry. She has found a way to make her Doughnuts better. The teacher and the class find a way to get her more customers via the radio commercial since this short was before television's time. Anyway, the story is cute an all. Shirley is fine and adorable. The other actors do their job. It's not classic cinema but a relatively easy short to watch.


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