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Curly Top

She could dance, she could sing, and she captured the heart of an economically depressed nation--all by the age of five. Shirley Temple performs Animal Crackers in My Soup in this tale of a golden-haired orphan. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: A
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 75
Theater Release: 27 Jul 1936
Video Release: 09 Oct 2005
MPAA Rating: G
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Curly Top is rated G:

Cast: Shirley Temple
Studio: 2005 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

Shirley Temple stars here as Elizabeth "Curly Top" Blair, a baby-faced blonde. She and her older sister Mary (Rochelle Hudson) are the orphaned children of circus performers. Promising… 
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Why Is Curly Top Rated G?

This movie contains only mild content concerns, which include young Shirley costumed in a… 
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