Monday, February 13, 2012

Life + Times of Shirley Temple- Part One!

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Age: 83
Born: April 23, 1928; Santa Monica, California
She was the Daughter of: George Temple, a Banker & Gertrude Temple, a Homemaker
She Had Two Brothers By The Name of: George Francis, Jr. & John Stanley
September 1931, in Los Angeles, California: Gertrude enrolled Shirley Temple into Meglin's Dance School
Shirley Temples Curls Were Inspired By: Mary Pickford, a silent film star (It was her moms idea to do her hair as such)
Shirley's Career Began: in 1932 at the Age of 4 Years Old
In January 1932: Shirley Temple was discovered and signed by Educational Pictures at a talent search hosted at her dance school
The Film That Sent Her Career Souring Was: Bright Eyes
Her Signature Song: On The Good Ship Lollipop was from the film Bright Eyes, which sold 500,000 sheet music copies

"Bright Eyes" Movie Clip:

"On The Good Ship Lollipop" Song:

In February of 1935: She won the Juvenile Academy Award, she was the first child star to be awarded with a miniature Oscar Award for her accomplishment as a child film actress 
As She Grew Older: Her Box Office Popularity Waned, As She Reached Adolescence
At The Age of 12: She Left The Film Industry to Attend High School

Picture Source: "Shirley Temple & Dog":, "Shirley Temple Petting Horse":, "Saluting Shirley":, "Shirley Temple With Basket of Baby Ducks":

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