From to , when she was at the height of her fame, Shirley Temple later known as Shirley Temple Black , who has died aged 85, appeared in films as a bright-eyed, curly-topped, dimpled cherub, whose chirpy singing and toddler's tap dancing were perfect antidotes to the depression. Temple's message was "be optimistic", the title of the song she sang in Little Miss Broadway Her biggest hit songs were On the Good Ship Lollipop, from Bright Eyes , which describes a child's dream of a candy shop, and Animal Crackers in My Soup, from Curly Top , sung at an orphanage while skipping between tables at lunch as the kids beat time with their knives and forks. She was adept at playing plucky orphans. She also demonstrated her dancing skills in numbers with the great tap-dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in four musicals. His deceptively easygoing tapping proved the ideal accompaniment to little Shirley's shuffle, as in the Polly Wolly Doodle stair routine in The Littlest Rebel
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By Daniel Bates For Dailymail. Shirley Temple's bitter ex-husband tried to derail her appointment to a diplomatic post by calling her 'emotionally unstable' during her FBI background check. John George Agar told an agent in to think twice because Temple would 'overreact if she didn't get her way'. He also said that her mother had wrecked their marriage because she interfered in their affairs too much.
Shirley Temple: the superstar who had her childhood destroyed by Hollywood
In late Arthur Freed was a songwriter at the MGM Studios with aspirations of becoming a producer of musicals, specifically featuring the talents of the studio's young contract player, Judy Garland. He told studio chief Louis B. Mayer that he wanted to produce a musical version of "The Wizard of Oz" starring Garland. Studios as MGM's "new Thalberg". Sadly, he had passed away in , the victim of a lifelong heart condition.
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