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Shirley Temple in "War Babies" (September 18, 1932)

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Shirley Temple in War Babies
 

Released on September 18, 1932: (running time 9 minutes) This is the earliest known film with Shirley Temple in it. At Buttermilk Pete's Cafe, the soldiers compete for the affections of hip-swinging Charmaine.

Directed by Charles Lamont

The Actors: Shirley Temple (Charmaine), Georgie Billings (Soldier), Eugene Butler (Sergeant Quirt), Philip Hurlic (the black boy), and Georgie Smith (Captain Flagg).

 
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This 2 reel short of 3 year olds acting like adults in a bar is what passed for comedy in 1932. It is the earliest known film with Shirley Temple in it. At Buttermilk Pete's Cafe, the soldiers compete for the affections of hip-swinging Charmaine.