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Friday, February 2, 2018

Hollywood Profiles: The Shirley Temple Collection (2018)
Reviewed By Jason S. Lockard

She was the Hollywood's little princess! Shirley Temple held captive audiences with her singing and dancing in multiple films. Now Mill Creek Entertainment brings us a collection of the most talented little actress in the history of Hollywood in this new collection.

Hollywood Profiles: Shirley Temple is a two disc DVD set. Let's take a look at what is included in this set.

Our Rating System:
****=Don’t Miss it!
***=Worth a look.
**=An Ok way to spend an evening.
*=You haven’t missed anything.

Disc One: Feature Films starring Shirley Temple

The Red-haired Alibi (1932) -   A young girl new to the big city gets a job as a man's companion. What she doesn't know is that the man is a notorious gangster. ***

Law of Vengeance (1933) -  After the Civil War, the patriarch of a Kentucky family looks to move out West for new opportunities and to leave behind the vicious feud his family has had for years with another family. ***

The Little Princess (1939) -  A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to South Africa to fight in the Second Boer War. ***

Than there is a very special bonus of 2 documentaries; The Story of Shirley Temple, Cinema Legends : The Biggest little star and final a vintage Shirley Temple doll commercial. 

Disc Two: Short films starring Shirley Temple.

Dora's Dunkin' Doughnuts (1933) - A schoolteacher helps his friend Dora by getting his students to help him to make a radio commercial. ***

Glad Rags and Riches (1933) - A girl has to decide who to marry: a poor country boy or a rich nightclub owner. **

Kids 'N' Africa (1933) - A missionary visits Africa. **

Kids 'N' Hollywood (1933) - An aspiring actress is rejected by casting but gets her chance to perform when the star doesn't feel like performing. **

Managed Money (1934) - Mary Lou tries to help her brother Sonny raise money so that he can attend a Military Academy.. **

Merrily Yours (1933) - Sonny falls for the pretty girl next door and decides to take her to a party. **

Pardon My Pups (1934) - A young boy named Sonny Rogers who wants a motorcycle for his birthday but it's too expensive so instead he gets a puppy from his strict father. ***

The Pie covered wagon (1932) -Shirley Temple in an old West adventure.   **

Polly Tix In Washington (1933) - Shirley Temple and pals play politicians in Washington. **

War Babies (1932) - A group of soldiers watch a dancer in a café. But soon things turn nasty when two soldiers start vying for her attention. **

A special bonus on the second disc is the movie newsreel 'Biggest lil' star of the 30s'. A look behind the scenes of the life of Hollywood's little superstar. 

The quality of some of the older short films are not the best in the world, but that is because of the age of these films. You are not going to find great quality prints of the old short films. The feature films on disc one a good audio and video quality.

The special bonus that comes when you buy this DVD collection! You get a digital copy that you can watch anywhere you have a internet connection. Simply by going to the www.Watch.MillCreekEnt.com on your smart phone or tablet, or the one I prefer download the Mill Creek Entertainment Roku Channel and watch it on your big screen.

So if your a fan of Shirley Temple, this is a great time capsule collection! And a must own! Head over to MillCreekEnt.com or your local DVD provider today. 

Moral Rating: Nothing Offensive
Audience: All Ages
Length: Over 6 Hours
Blu-ray Release: 2018
Blu-ray Rating: A

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