The Littlest Rebel (1935)




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This Shirley Temple offering casts the moppet as the daughter of a Confederate officer who visits with President Lincoln in an effort to get her father released from a Union prison.
Classics , Comedy , Drama , Kids & Family , Musical & Performing Arts
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Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Shirley Temple
as Virginia Houston Cary
John Boles
as Capt. Herman Cary
Jack Holt
as Union Col. Morrison
Karen Morley
as Mrs. Cary
Willie Best
as James Henry
Frank McGlynn Sr.
as President Lincoln
Bessie Lyle
as Mammy
Hannah Washington
as Sally Ann
Bill Robinson
as Uncle Billy
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Critic Reviews for The Littlest Rebel

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
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April 15, 2007

An unenlightened Civil War pic that is all charm and winsome despite its patronizing racial attitudes.

Full Review… | May 15, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Even without the race problems, it's not that great a tale.

Full Review… | March 28, 2006

Audience Reviews for The Littlest Rebel

good shirley temple vehicle thx to mr bojangles who said of temple 'you only had to show her the steps once and she got it'.

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

Personally loved the movie ,and besides no one has the natural talent like Shirley does anymore. She was one of the last well respected actresses of her time.

Jolene Wassuta
Jolene Wassuta

good stuff rewatch 4/12/11:I think this & baby take a bow are my fave temple movies. the dance routine with mr bojangles is amazing & Temple only had 2b shown the routine once & se had it!

Gregory Wood
Gregory Wood

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