Just Around the Corner
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Just Around the Corner (1938)
Just Around the Corner is the film in which little Shirley Temple ends the Depression all by herself! The story starts realistically enough, with 10-year-old Penny Hale (Temple) sharing a basement apartment with her widowed father Jeff (Charles Farrell, in his final Fox film). Once a prosperous architect, Jeff has been working as a hotel janitor-engineer ever since the Wall Street Crash. Ordered by pompous hotel concierge Waters (Franklin Pangborn) to keep her place, Penny nonetheless has fun wandering the lobbies of the posh establishment under the watchful and protective eyes of her friends,… More
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"Light-hearted Shirley Temple fairy tale set in Depression."
‑ Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media
"The tepid melodrama doesn't work, but there's charm in perky Shirley's performance and her bouncy musical numbers with Bill Robinson."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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