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The Little Colonel


[[Performer~P70237~Shirley Temple~shirleytemple]]'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 ([[Performer~P4295~Lionel Barrymore~lionelbarrymore]]) disowns his daughter Elizabeth ([[Performer~P73249~Evelyn Venable~evelynvenable]]) when she stubbornly marries damn-Yankee Jack Sherman ([[Performer~P124529~John Lodge~johnlodge]]). Several years pass, during which time the...more