Poor Little Rich Girl (1936 film)

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Poor Little Rich Girl, advertised as The Poor Little Rich Girl, is a 1936 American musical film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Shirley Temple, Alice Faye and Jack Haley. The screenplay by Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend was based on stories by Eleanor Gates and Ralph Spence, and the 1917 Mary Pickford vehicle of the same name. The film focuses on a child (Temple) neglected by her rich and busy father. She meets two vaudeville performers and becomes a radio singing star. The film received a lukewarm critical reception from The New York Times.

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Poor Little Rich Girl
Theatrical release poster
Directed byIrving Cummings
Screenplay bySam Hellman
Gladys Lehman
Harry Tugend
Story byEleanor Gates
Ralph Spence
Produced byDarryl F. Zanuck
StarringShirley Temple
Alice Faye
Jack Haley
Gloria Stuart
Michael Whalen
Claude Gillingwater
CinematographyJohn F. Seitz
Edited byJack Murray
Music byMack Gordon
Harry Revel
Distributed byTwentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • July 24, 1936 (1936-07-24)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1.4 million[1]

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