Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Temple Tuesday: Almost a Kiss

Shirley Temple officially entered the teen years in Hollywood with the release of "Miss Annie Rooney" in 1942. Hailed as the movie where Shirley gets her first on-screen romantic kiss, this low-budget Edward Small production flopped at the box office. Here's Shirley on-set between takes.

Today, it's the first Shirley Temple film to make it to Bluray; here's a screen cap of that extremely chaste peck...in which Dickie Moore and Shirley don't even connect lips!

Movie posters warned Glamour Girls to beware...Shirley was entering their territory. A photo session with famous Hollywood photographer George Hurrell was further proof of this:

You can read a review of the recently released Blu Ray version of "Miss Annie Rooney" on Blu-ray.com

More 1940's Shirley at my main website.

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