Dimples (1936)


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This lavish Shirley Temple starrer is set in New York, sometime in the 1850s. While lovable pickpocket "Professor" Eustace Appleby works the crowd, his talented granddaughter Dimples (Temple) dances for pennies. Dimples demands that Appleby stop his thieving ways, but every time he tries to follow the straight and narrow, he comes out the loser (most memorably when he's hoodwinked by a dapper con man played by John Carradine). While Dimples entertains at the home of society matron Mrs. Caroline … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Action & Adventure, Classics, Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family, Musical & Performing Arts
Directed By:
Written By: Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 29, 2002
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


as Sylvia Dolores Apple...

as Prof. Eustace Appleb...

as Allen Drew

as Mrs. Caroline Drew

as Betty Loring

as Cleo Marsh

as Col. Loring

as Mr. St. Clair

as Richards

as Proprietor

as Uncle Tom

as Proprietor's Wife

as member of childrens ...

as Mrs. O'Casey

as Call Boy

as black dot

as Coachman

as Customer

as Box Office Man

as Stranger

as Stranger

as Policeman

as Policeman

as Policeman
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All Critics (2)

Shirley wows us with her cuteness.

Full Review… | January 14, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Dimples is light, enjoyable, and immediately forgettable, meaning, of course, that it is a Shirley Temple movie.

Full Review… | March 26, 2006

Audience Reviews for Dimples


A good, but somewhat mediocre movie.

Sarah Prisbylla

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