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The Little Princess (1939)

Director: Walter Lang
Actors: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Cesar Romero
Runtime: 91 min.

Sara Crewe (Shirley Temple) is the daughter of a wealthy military officer who is sent off to boarding school when he is called to fight in the Boer War. When word comes that her father is dead and his fortune no more, Sara's preferential treatment ends and she must work as a servant. Refusing to believe that her father is really dead, she begins to frequent a nearby military hospital in hopes that she will find him.

Trivia: This was Shirley Temple's first Technicolor film. The movie was based on a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.