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Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story

Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, May 13, 2001 8 16 2
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  • Season: 2000-2001
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Hollywood/Show Biz, Period Piece
  • Based On: Child Star written by Shirley Temple Black
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the autobiograhpy by Shirley Temple Black. Chronicles the life of tap-dancing child star Shirley Temple from her discovery by a studio executive at age three through her curley-haired career as the number one Hollywood boxoffice draw in the thirties.


Production Company:

  • Heartbreak Films, Walt Disney TV

Production Type:

  • In-House
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