Shirley Temple has passed away. Although of course she is remembered for her great early talent, many are unaware that she was also a distinguished diplomat, serving as US ambassador to both Ghana and Czechoslovakia.
The Little Princess (1939) is my favorite of her many films. She more than held her own among a large and impressive cast of adult actors. RIP Shirley.
In 2006 she was honored at the Kennedy Center:
This is a commercial for a Shirley Temple doll, I’d assume a later version.