Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 6, 1936

The Poor Little Rich Girl (Twentieth Century-Fox). Shirley Temple pictures, emerging with the regularity of the seasons, have one point in common. All are minutely tailored to suit her requirements. In this procedure, the weak point is that Shirley Temple's requirements have now outgrown the ingenuity of her purveyors. Her current summer issue, in doing justice to the Temple torch song and tap dance, neglects the Temple talent for emotional acting.

A thoroughly modernized version of the Mary Pickford classic of 1916, The Poor Little Rich Girl depicts its peewee heiress-heroine wandering...

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