Friday, July 2, 2010

A Special Day for Shirley Temple

On this day in 1934, Shirley Temple signed a contract with Fox Film Corp., going from $150 a week to $1,000 plus bonuses. She was the most popular child star in Hollywood during the 1930s elevating her to the star status of people like Gary Cooper, Joan Crawford, and Clark Gable.

Below is a scene from the 1935 film, Curly Top.

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