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Bright Eyes (11-Dec-1934)

Director: David Butler

Writers: David Butler; Edwin J. Burke; William M. Conselman

Keywords: Comedy, Aviation, Child Custody Battle

Shirley Temple's father is killed in an aviation accident, and her mother in an unrelated accident shortly thereafter. Shirley lives in a mansion owned by her mother's employer, becoming the subject of a custody battle. At stake is not just the little girl but also her sizable inheritance. Fellow child actor Jane Withers actually steals scenes from Temple. Brings us On the Good Ship Lollipop, though this is neither a musical nor a children's film.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jane Darwell
Actor
15-Oct-1879 13-Aug-1967 The bird woman in Mary Poppins
James Dunn
Actor
2-Nov-1901 1-Sep-1967 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Shirley Temple
Actor
23-Apr-1928   Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Jane Withers
Actor
12-Apr-1926   Once-superstar child actor

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