Having ‘curly top’ and bright blue eyes, Shirley Temple brought her magical presence to the stage in the 1930s. It was during the Great Depression of the United States of America and residents of the county needed Shirley most. The woman was a household name throughout the nation and the world as well. In addition, Shirley was born in 23rd of April in 1928 to a housewife and banker in California in a family home which was typical to America. Her parents were ordinary people, and nobody could predict that this girl would be so famous and talented in some years. But it happened because of her abilities and talent.
On the screen, the woman had the wondrous ability to radiate sheer happiness. Shirley was that woman that almost Depression-era parents wanted their children to be similar to. Shirley Temple is considered to be the star of more than forty motion pictures, and even the president of the prior States Theodore Roosevelt praised her as ‘infectious optimism’.
Later Shirley began as a contract player for a movie studio, Baby Burlesque. But less than one year she graduated to a full-blown start with the one picture. Stand Up and Cheer was released in 1934. Before the twelfth year of her life, Shirley received the special Academy award for her participating in Bright Eyes and became a unique symbol for the movies of America and a joyous tonic for a nation greatly troubled by the Great Depression. As for this work “Bright Eyes”, it was the opportunity thanks to that Shirley got a fully dimensional character and that is why she demonstrated her dramatic gifts alongside her dance-and-sing abilities. It solidified the formula that would serve her well in the roles in future. It is said about the parents in peril, the ragamuffin clothes, uncanny ability to melt the hardest of the adult hearts and boundless optimism. It also introduced the popular song ‘On the Good Ship Lollipop’ which sold half a million copies.
It was the year 1935 when Fox Studios became 20th Century Fox. At the same time, Daryl Zanuck made Shirley Temple his top priority. During this year Shirley made four of her the most famous movies with the help of the talent in the business she had. A most unlikely couple built by the great Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson and Shirley Temple. These people were considered to be an amazing duo even though the time didn’t yet accept any affectionate and physical contact between whites and blacks.
Having ‘curly top’ and bright blue eyes, Shirley Temple brought her magical presence to the stage in the 1930s. It was during the Great Depression of the United States of America and residents of the county needed Shirley most. The woman was a household name throughout the nation and the world as well.