The Little Colonel (1935)





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Shirley Temple's first costume picture -- and one of her best pictures of any kind -- was 1935's The Little Colonel. The story begins in 1870, when unreconstructed Southerner Colonel Lloyd (Lionel Barrymore) disowns his daughter Elizabeth (Evelyn Venable) when she stubbornly marries damn-Yankee Jack Sherman (John Lodge). Several years pass, during which time the Shermans' daughter, Lloyd (Temple), dubbed "the little colonel," is born. When Jack and Elizabeth suffer a series of financial … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: William M. Conselman, William Conselman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 21, 2006
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


as Lloyd Sherman

as Colonel Lloyd

as Elizabeth

as Jack Sherman

as Dr. Scott

as Nebler

as Colonel Gray

as Mom Beck

as Henry Clay

as Walker the butler

as Henry Clay

as Frank Randolph

as Neighbor Woman

as Sergeant

as Walker
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Critic Reviews for The Little Colonel

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Dig past the regrettable signs of the time, and you will find a sparkling entertainment.

Full Review… | March 28, 2006

Who could forget "Bojangles" step dance on the stairs with Shirley?

Full Review… | March 17, 2004
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Audience Reviews for The Little Colonel

One of my favorite childhood movies and Shirley Temple movies and all time movies.

Sarah Prisbylla

Super Reviewer

I have about 10 of the ORIGINAL"The Little Colonel's" Hardcover Books from the early 1900's, starting the auction at only 9.99! (No Reserve) Great collection pieces, also great reads.. check it out

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