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    • The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression

    • Shirley Temple and 1930s America
    • By: John F. Kasson
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Godwin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 30
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      4 out of 5 stars 31

    For four consecutive years Shirley Temple was the world’s box-office champion, a record never equaled. By early 1935 her mail was reported as four thousand letters a week, and hers was the second-most popular girl’s name in the country. What distinguished Shirley Temple from every other Hollywood star of the period - and everyone since - was how brilliantly she shone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How does this child star fit in with her times?

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-01-15

    Regular price: $19.95