Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 9, 1940

The New Picutre

Young People (20th Century-Fox). Legend has established U. S. vaudevillians as loudmouthed, softhearted, pertinacious vagabonds. It has established New Englanders as grim, laconic moralists. According to Young People it takes an act of God to reveal the goodness in either. When Joe and Kit Ballantine (portly Jack Oakie and aging Charlotte Greenwood), a veteran song & dance team, decide to give their dimpled foster daughter Wendy (Shirley Temple, retired) a solid New England background, they leave the footlights for a Vermont farm. In the obvious conflict that ensues, the natives win...

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