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Stand Up And Cheer

“People could pay 15 cents and go see a movie, and watch an adorable little girl and just forget about their troubles for a while. So she was an ideal star for the times, for the great depression." Film historian and author Michael Smith looks back on the movie that launched the career of arguably the original child star, Shirley Temple. “Stand Up and Cheer”premiered on April 19, 1934.

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Drive-In Restaurants

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