Shirley Temple

“Let’s do prank calls.” I was feeling rather bored at a seventh grade sleepover birthday party, and I realized I would have
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The surest sign that a toddler is getting big is when she becomes more mature than her grandfather. In the case of my granddaughter, Chloe, who is about to turn 3, that happened about three years ago.
Here we are at the end of another calendar year -- 2014. When December rolls around, we tend to reflect on who we've lost in our own personal lives as well as those bigger-than-life mortals we affectionately call: celebrities.
From Shirley Temple to Drew Barrymore, young girls have loved to dress up and entertain. I'm going out on a limb here when I say stage moms are like cosmetic surgery, you only really notice the bad ones...
I think the producers sometimes succumb to the emotion of the moment and don't stop to think that in honoring one in the manner they did for Williams it does a huge disservice to those who are shown for a second or so with an 8x10 glossy.
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Here is where the intersection of her role as Cinderella's stepmother and cancer prevention is fortuitous. Many household
We learn, laugh and smile as we discover these women and see footage or photos of their performances.
The Partridge Family mom took center stage at the Café Carlyle this week, singing classics from the American musical theater
Shirley Temple was one of the first celebrities to acknowledge having cancer and the first to crusade for breast cancer awareness and early diagnosis. She must always be remembered as an important cancer crusader.
Growing up happens gradually. We cannot see around corners or know how our stories will turn out. As we grow, we hold onto certain images, moments, scenes. We carry them as sources of inspiration, humor and comfort.
This was a big week in celebrity news. We take a look at some of the top stories, including the death of Shirley Temple, Sid Caesar, and Ralph Waite, and several racy photo shoots.
I suppose that there are some people who have never heard of Shirley Temple, and probably quite a few who don't recognize her as one of the great cultural icons of the 20th Century. But by the reaction to her death at the age of 85, I expect they are about to find out.
Although much can be said of Shirley's stardom, much can also be said of the graceful way she transitioned from that stardom. When audiences became less interested in Shirley the teenager, she found other paths where she could shine. And she did it without twerking.
Shirley Temple did in fact have an Oz connection, but one that requires clarification in lieu of urban mythology.
As a teenager, I had read something disturbing in a magazine. I read that Shirley's father, George Temple, had received "hundreds of letters" from women asking him to inseminate them, in the hope that they could be become mothers of little Shirley Temples of their own.
The clip below is a perfect example. It's from a film called The Littlest Princess, a wonderful slice of Hollywood Victoriana