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anyone find shirley temple creepy?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by lane, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    just watched them advertising a dvd collection on tv.

    i find her creepy.
  2. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    no, although I don't like the curls
  3. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    I saw that ad today too. Cute kid who grew up to be a pretty nice looking woman. Aside from that I don't know anything about her, except I've known her name almost all of my life.

    [IMG]
  4. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    she did a ton of movies as a child but never became an adult start

    she was US ambassador to Czechoslovakia though.
  5. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    Grew up with four older sisters who played her songs constantly.

    "You gotta eat your spinach, baaaay-bee ..."
  6. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    No kidding? That's pretty interesting. Good to see a child star not grown into some sort of adult wreck.
  7. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    No because she look like a regular girl.

    Now Dakota Fanning as a little kid definitely looked creepy like a doll, not the good ones, the ones that want to kill you. You know the type.
  8. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    :laugh2:
  9. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Pow! Pow! Zone Supporter

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  10. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    She always has creeped me out. I used to think, when here old movies would be on TV, that any minute her head was going to start spinning around and around.
  11. DallasGirl50

    DallasGirl50 New Member

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    She was an adorably cute kid to me.
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    We used to watch her movies all the time when I was a kid. I never found her creepy.
  13. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    Shirley Temple was a really sharp kid, very precocious. Heard an interview with her that covered some of the people who helped her maintain herself when she was a child star. She had really kind things to say about Bill Bojangles, often her dancing companion, about how she could talk to him about things she didn't understand, and he'd explain it for her.

    My father once briefed her for one of her diplomatic positions (Perhaps Czechoslovakia), and I remember him saying that she was the smartest, best prepared non-diplomatic corps appointee that he had ever dealt with.
  14. VietCowboy

    VietCowboy Be Realistic. Demand the Impossible.

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    I saw when listening to the holiday music channel that when her mom took her to see Santa Claus, he wanted her autograph! :p

    Anyway, I like her. Haven't seen her movies, just the songs (animal crackers, good ship lollipop, etc)
  15. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Your father? What does your pop do, if you don't me asking?
  16. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Have you been drinking again Laney?

    ;)
  17. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I never did find her creepy. I thought she was a cute kid but it could be a generational thing, I don't know.
  18. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    She was an adorable kid, but I could never stomach her movies.
  19. CliffnMesquite

    CliffnMesquite Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Very much so.
  20. DallasGirl50

    DallasGirl50 New Member

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    For being as young as she was when she was acting the adult Shirley turned out remarkably well. I remember she did a movie when she was a teen with Cary Grant..lucky girl.

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