Just Around the Corner (1938)





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Just Around the Corner is the film in which little Shirley Temple ends the Depression all by herself! The story starts realistically enough, with 10-year-old Penny Hale (Temple) sharing a basement apartment with her widowed father Jeff (Charles Farrell, in his final Fox film). Once a prosperous architect, Jeff has been working as a hotel janitor-engineer ever since the Wall Street Crash. Ordered by pompous hotel concierge Waters (Franklin Pangborn) to keep her place, Penny nonetheless has fun … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Darrell Ware, Ethel Hill, J.P. McEvoy
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 25, 2006
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


as Kitty

as Jeff Hale

as Samuel G. Henshaw

as Aunt Julia Ramsby

as Milton Ramsby

as Reporter

as Candid Cameraman

as French Tutor

as Henshaw Assistants

as Henshaw's Assistant

as Henshaw's Assistant

as Corporal Jones

as Corporal Jones
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All Critics (2)

Light-hearted Shirley Temple fairy tale set in Depression.

Full Review… | May 23, 2013
Common Sense Media

The tepid melodrama doesn't work, but there's charm in perky Shirley's performance and her bouncy musical numbers with Bill Robinson.

Full Review… | May 30, 2009
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This was one of the more mediocre Shirley Temple movies.

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