Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 19, 1936

Dimples (Twentieth Century-Fox). Dimples Appleby (Shirley Temple) lives with her grandfather (Frank Morgan), a lovable, broken-down actor. A rich old lady (Helen Westley) wants to provide Dimples with what that little girl calls a better "envinament." The struggle implicit in this situation is amicably adjusted when Dimples wins acclaim as Little Eva in a production of Uncle Tom's Cabin, in which her grandfather, under cork, disguises himself as Tom.

Cinemactress Temple's public, still bigger than that of any adult cinemactress, should be delighted by this pre-Civil War period piece directed by...

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