Shirley Temple: More than a pretty face
The talented child star, who died on Monday, was a symbol of resilience and hope during Depression-era America.
In the history of cinema, no other child-actor ever matched the popularity of Shirley Temple, who passed away on Monday at 85 years old. Even though her career took off in the 1930s and she left the film industry by the late 1940s, her name is still almost universally known. She was a symbol, an idea – and there’s even a virgin cocktail named for her. Her baby-like voice, at least...
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