I read the book when I was a kid, and saw the remake, and this movie was pretty good too. It could have been better, though.
The Little Princess
Shirley Temple's first Technicolor feature, The Little Princess was inspired by the oft-filmed novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Set in turn-of-the-century England, the film finds Temple being enrolle... read more
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September 20, 2010
July 12, 2010
Shirley Temple plays a rich girl in an exclusive boarding school, whose father is suddenly killed in the British War. She becomes a pauper and the hateful headmistress has her stripped of all privileges and forces her to work in the kitchen to earn her keep. Temple refuses to bel...
November 2, 2008
Cute Shirley Temple movie. The movie was adorable and loved the part when she dumped Ashes on the snotty rich girl! haha. ;) A favorite of mine back in the day.
June 2, 2008
I think it's hard not to like the Little Princess story. It's sweet and heartfelt and i've never seen a bad version of it.
November 17, 2007
One of my favorite Shirley Temple movies of all time.
August 23, 2012
The 1939 adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's book by the same name is a cinema classic. Given, the movie doesn't go entirely by the book. But it still has more than enough charm to make it a favorite among families nearly three quarters of a century after it first debuted. ...
August 19, 2012
I seen this movie a few times before and no matter what version i always enjoyed it.Its a movie that kind of gets in your heart.More of a females movie.
December 17, 2009
There is no actor I've disliked watching more than young Shirley Temple. Skip this lame star vehicle and rent Alfonso Cuarón's lovely 1995 adaptation of the same book, "A Little Princess", instead.
September 15, 2009
This old tear jerker never looses it's power to make me laugh and cry! What a talented little girl she was, and what an actress she became.
September 13, 2009
beautiful story about never giving up, always keeping Hope & the special bond between a loyal loving girl & her devoted single-parent father who disappears while off @ battle.