Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Shirley Signs A Contract

Here's a vintage shot of a teenage Shirley Temple, who had finished making movies at 20th Century Fox and was about to embark upon a new journey at MGM.

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. -- SHIRLEY TEMPLE, emerging from a brief "retirement," is shown as she appeared in court here to have a new contract with MGM approved. The contract calls for Shirley to make at least two pictures during 1941.

Shirley ended up posing for a few publicity shots, like this one by Clarence Bull:

and made just one film at Leo the Lion's studio, a less than stellar production called "Kathleen":

It was mutually agreed by both parties that they would part ways soon after.

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