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(USA Today)   Screen legend Shirley Temple embarks on the Good Ship Lollipop one last time   (usatoday.com) divider line 223
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2014-02-11 07:49:40 AM  

AirForceVet: But she was a really good child star who grew up to be a decent adult.



Zero Mostel agrees

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2014-02-11 07:50:00 AM  

Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: [images.smh.com.au image 420x551]

RIP SURELY


You really shouldn't call him that.
 
2014-02-11 07:51:45 AM  

Brick-House: way south: In other news, Shirley Temple was alive...

/I don't know why I thought that wasn't the case.
/Child star in the black and white film era, guess I presumed the cocaine and hard liquor did her in years ago.

No... your thinking of the liberal side of Hollywood. She was very active in Republican politics and was an ambassador to some country that I forget. A very smart, talented, classy lady.


so you're saying westboro will be picketing her funeral?
 
2014-02-11 07:51:52 AM  

SirEattonHogg: Interestingly enough, Shirley Temple was the first white female to be shown dancing with an African American on screen. Also, sometimes referred to as the first interracial couple of Hollywood.



Bill Robinson in the Little Colonel (1935).

I'll take useless movie trivia for 200, Alex.


that's not racists.gif
 
2014-02-11 07:52:42 AM  

bim1154: Have always wondered how many weirdos she attracted when she was in her prime.



Woman used to send letters to her father asking whether he'd be willing to father them a child. I'm sure there are seeds of Shirley half-siblings all over America.
 
2014-02-11 07:54:11 AM  

doublesecretprobation: [25.media.tumblr.com image 250x190]

RIP Cindy Brady


The scary part there is that was filmed 40 years ago poking fun at another child actress's act which took place 40 years before that.

Kids are into the retro '80s which was 30 years ago but when we were there retro was the '50s, 30 years before.

*drink*
 
2014-02-11 07:54:39 AM  

SirEattonHogg: Interestingly enough, Shirley Temple was the first white female to be shown dancing with an African American on screen. Also, sometimes referred to as the first interracial couple of Hollywood.



I doubt that very much.
 
2014-02-11 07:55:15 AM  

cynicalminion: Brick-House: way south: In other news, Shirley Temple was alive...

/I don't know why I thought that wasn't the case.
/Child star in the black and white film era, guess I presumed the cocaine and hard liquor did her in years ago.

No... your thinking of the liberal side of Hollywood. She was very active in Republican politics and was an ambassador to some country that I forget. A very smart, talented, classy lady.

so you're saying westboro will be picketing her funeral?


Ah, the twat waffles both sides agree to hate.
 
2014-02-11 07:56:08 AM  
85 isn't a bad run.  May have to get a movie or two of hers so my 6 year old can know who she was.
 
2014-02-11 08:01:01 AM  
Goodnight classy lady.

/85?, she wasn't a papoose anymore
 
2014-02-11 08:02:46 AM  

walktoanarcade: digitalrain: walktoanarcade: digitalrain: Bah. I submitted this while incorporating two - count 'em - TWO of her movies in the headline.

Sad to hear about her dying though. She was a pretty remarkable woman. Something like 20 movies under her belt by the time she was 6 years old, plus a long career as a UN ambassador.

Godspeed, good lady.

Would you please share with the rest of the class? Let's hear 'it.

Bright eyes dim as Baby takes her final bow

(titles: Bright Eyes and Baby Take a Bow)

/ note, I didn't say it was a better headline, just that it incorporated more movie titles.

I like it!  It flows better and is poetic,a fitting end for a famous actress's life.  I think it's great, and that it incorporates two of her titles (gotta take your word and I do) is brilliant.


I had 2 as well. One was close to the green headline:

On the goood ship Lollipop, it's a sweeeet ship through the river Styx

The other was an ode to SOD

On the good ship Lollipop YOU'RE DEAD!

I like yours digitalrain much better.
 
2014-02-11 08:02:58 AM  
Does this mean Cartoon Network will finally stop playing ads for her movie collection? They've been playing the same farking ad since I was a kid
 
2014-02-11 08:03:07 AM  
My condolences to Lorax, Buzzo, Dale... really the whole family.
www.sliver.it
 
2014-02-11 08:03:25 AM  
The Wolfman's Brother wanted for questioning.
 
2014-02-11 08:05:02 AM  
Huh I actually though she had died like before i was even born, learn something new every day
 
2014-02-11 08:05:29 AM  

SirEattonHogg: Interestingly enough, Shirley Temple was the first white female to be shown dancing with an African American on screen. Also, sometimes referred to as the first interracial couple of Hollywood.

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Bill Robinson in the Little Colonel (1935).

I'll take useless movie trivia for 200, Alex.


She invited Robinson to her first wedding,he couldn't attend because the venue where it was held didn't allow colored people.
 
2014-02-11 08:05:40 AM  

way south: In other news, Shirley Temple was alive...

/I don't know why I thought that wasn't the case.
/Child star in the black and white film era, guess I presumed the cocaine and hard liquor did her in years ago.


This. I don't think she's been in the public eye for 20 years
 
2014-02-11 08:06:57 AM  

will7658: Ironically, she died of alcohol poisoning.


Autoerotic asphyxiation.
 
2014-02-11 08:08:11 AM  

digitalrain: OtherLittleGuy: [cdn03.cdn.justjared.com image 200x250]

RIP

/runs like hell

That poor child is so rotund, when they cremate her, there'll be nothing left but cracklins.


LOL!
 
2014-02-11 08:08:49 AM  
God speed Madam Ambassador.

As for your early retirement from film, at least you got to work with Cary Grant(the Bachelor and the Bobby Sockser)
 
2014-02-11 08:09:11 AM  

manwithplanx: Does this mean Cartoon Network will finally stop playing ads for her movie collection? They've been playing the same farking ad since I she was a kid


/ftfy
 
2014-02-11 08:10:15 AM  

firesign: My condolences to Lorax, Buzzo, Dale... really the whole family.
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Such a good album with lyrics that speak to my generation.

 ♪ Los ticka toe rest! *DUN DUN*  My likea sender doe ree! *DUN DUN*Your Makea donnah ray day sendah bright like a PENALTY! ♪
 
2014-02-11 08:11:45 AM  
RIP Ambassador Snowflake.
 
2014-02-11 08:11:54 AM  

bim1154: Have always wondered how many weirdos she attracted when she was in her prime.


OK - so here is my weirdo story from my days as a deputy prosecutor.  We had a child molestation case and possible child pornography case.  A search warrant was served on the man's home and the police found EVERY SINGLE Shirley Temple movie ever made along with all of these dolls that were made of her.
No child porn.  The man was convicted of molestation.  But yeah, she was at least one pedophile's dream.
 
2014-02-11 08:12:21 AM  
Good. She was US ambassador to Ghana and Chezcoslovakia back in the 80s.... So I assume she was a bundler for Obama, because that's the only way people who aren't diplomats become ambassadors and destroy America.
 
2014-02-11 08:15:32 AM  

AirForceVet: Include some Our Gang and Laurel and Hardy too.


Buster Keaton.
Original Disney black & white toons.
 
2014-02-11 08:16:29 AM  
Gungfu:
Interestingly enough, Shirley Temple was the first white female to be shown dancing with an African American on screen. Also,  sometimes referred to as the first interracial couple of Hollywood.


I doubt that very much



Here's a link, doubter.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/constance-valis-hill/shirley-temple-bi ll -robinson_b_1554517.html

Or rather first "interracial couple" in film history, cinema or on film.

Obviously, they weren't a couple in a real sense.
 
2014-02-11 08:19:41 AM  
I bet she hated that song.
 
2014-02-11 08:25:08 AM  

GalFriday: bim1154: Have always wondered how many weirdos she attracted when she was in her prime.

OK - so here is my weirdo story from my days as a deputy prosecutor.  We had a child molestation case and possible child pornography case.  A search warrant was served on the man's home and the police found EVERY SINGLE Shirley Temple movie ever made along with all of these dolls that were made of her.
No child porn.  The man was convicted of molestation.  But yeah, she was at least one pedophile's dream.


I bet it safe to say there were many others.  This was back in the day when things like that were kept quiet and especially with regards to Shirley Temple.  No way the people that supervised her career were going to let anything taint her image.  I'll bet there were even people close to her who did weird shiat.  Just look at Hollywood today and apply same to that time period.
 
2014-02-11 08:27:44 AM  
Super animals in my crack!
 
2014-02-11 08:29:27 AM  

manwithplanx: Does this mean Cartoon Network will finally stop playing ads for her movie collection? They've been playing the same farking ad since I was a kid


Yep, they'll shoot a new one and start airing that one for the next 20 years.

/because now, they will ask for more money
 
2014-02-11 08:31:16 AM  
I just remember one of the Academy Awards where they had as many former winners on stage as they could get and were going through them one by one. When they got to Shirley the whole thing came to a stop as the crowd went roaring for her like she was the only one to ever contribute anything to Hollywood. I knew she was the child star and was old enough to see her likeness parodied/homaged in a ton of other media but wow I was surprised how much of an impact she had on that generation.

R.I.P., I'll have a Roy Rodgers.
 
2014-02-11 08:33:43 AM  
Pay your respects in tonight's drinking repertoire: ginger ale with grenadine for the kids, alcoholic ginger beer and dark rum for the adults.
 
2014-02-11 08:34:57 AM  
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RIP SURLY TEMPLE
 
2014-02-11 08:35:55 AM  

phaseolus: AirForceVet: But she was a really good child star who grew up to be a decent adult.


Zero Mostel agrees

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"If I were a rich man
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
All day long I'd [motorboat sound and motion]
If I were a wealthy man..."
 
2014-02-11 08:36:38 AM  
Was she an organ donor?  Will Pecola get her eyes?
 
2014-02-11 08:42:31 AM  
{csb alert}

I was just thinking about her a couple of weeks ago.  For some now forgotten reason I managed to google both her & Dick Van Dyke somewhat close together.  I was surprised to find that she was still alive (well, at the time anyway), & astonished that Dick is actually older than her. {/csb}

The b&w era of movies seems to be ancient history, it's surprising just how relatively recent it was.  I guess that it truly is over now, there may be a few people still alive who were in some films back then but I doubt that any were/had a bigger name than Shirley Temple.  RIP

/stay safe Dick
//you too Abe
 
2014-02-11 08:44:49 AM  

Dwight_Yeast: What I'm amazed at is that she was only 85. The bulk of her films were made in the 1930s!


This.
 
2014-02-11 08:49:48 AM  
She was quite the stunning young woman at age 21:

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I don't care how sharp her knees were, I'd have hit it.
 
2014-02-11 08:51:13 AM  

flondrix: Dwight_Yeast: What I'm amazed at is that she was only 85. The bulk of her films were made in the 1930s!

This.


Back when she was 6 to 10 years old.

Simple math, really.
 
2014-02-11 08:52:19 AM  
Old age, at home, surrounded by family. That's how I want to go too.
 
2014-02-11 08:53:52 AM  
A couple of weeks ago people laughed at me for saying she'd out live PSH.
 
2014-02-11 09:01:30 AM  
RIP Ms Temple. She wil be laid to rest with a maraschino cherry.
 
2014-02-11 09:07:29 AM  

ariseatex: phaseolus: AirForceVet: But she was a really good child star who grew up to be a decent adult.


Zero Mostel agrees

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"If I were a rich man
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
All day long I'd [motorboat sound and motion]
If I were a wealthy man..."


I laughed way too hard at that.
 
2014-02-11 09:09:46 AM  
Regarding the Shirley Temple movie "Wee Willie Winkie" [good lord], Novelist Graham Greene wrote, "Her admirers - middle-aged men and clergymen - respond to her dubious coquetry, to the sight of her well-shaped and desirable little body, packed with enormous vitality, only because the safety curtain of story and dialogue drops between their intelligence and their desire."

He wrote that and then fled England to avoid a criminal libel prosecution. I'm unsure who was libeled. Middle aged men and the clergy? It's a well-established principle that you can't libel groups. So, it must have been Temple who was libeled by being described as having "dubious coquetry".

So, listen up, undesirable, mound-shaped, inert Farkers, be careful with your words out there.
 
2014-02-11 09:11:40 AM  
Phil Hoffman and now Shirley Temple.  Who'll be the 3rd?  It always comes in threes.
 
2014-02-11 09:14:37 AM  
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RIP
 
2014-02-11 09:15:14 AM  

SirEattonHogg: Interestingly enough, Shirley Temple was the first white female to be shown dancing with an African American on screen. Also, sometimes referred to as the first interracial couple of Hollywood.

[black-face.com image 400x304]

Bill Robinson in the Little Colonel (1935).

I'll take useless movie trivia for 200, Alex.


Is that the one that's all Confederate-y?

Guessing that scene was cut for the Southern theaters, like all parts showing black people with talent were.
 
2014-02-11 09:16:32 AM  

stupiddream: Phil Hoffman and now Shirley Temple.  Who'll be the 3rd?  It always comes in threes.



I was gonna put $5 on Abe Vigoda, but that sonofabiatch has already cost me $35 in deadpools in the last few years.
 
2014-02-11 09:21:51 AM  

Scorpitron is reduced to a thin red paste: Guessing that scene was cut for the Southern theaters, like all parts showing black people with talent were.



It was fine so long as they were shown in a subservient "Yassah, Boss!" fashion.
 
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