The Little princess (Captioned)

United States, 1939

Film
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A charming story set in Victorian England stars Shirley Temple. When her widower father, an army officer, is sent off to the Boer War, Shirley is placed in a boarding school. When he is reported killed, the mean headmistress relegates Shirley to being a servant. She suffers her indignities bravely until her shell shocked father returns. The film contains a famous dream ballet in which Shirley is crowned a princess, plus several dazzling song and dance numbers performed with Arthur Treacher. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Credits

director

Walter Lang

producer

Darryl F. Zanuck

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:27:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

38652

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Closed captioning

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Boarding schools

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Musicals

Sound/audio

Captioned

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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