The Little Colonel

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The Little Colonel ★★★ 1935 (PG)

After the Civil War, an embittered Southern patriarch turns his back on his family, until his dimple-cheeked granddaughter softens his heart. Hokey and heartwarming. Shirley's first teaming with Bill “Bojangles” Robinson features the famous dance scene. Adapted by William Conselman from the Annie Fellows Johnston best-seller. 80m/B VHS, DVD . Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge, Hattie McDaniel, Bill Robinson, Sidney Blackmer; D: David Butler; C: Arthur C. Miller.