The Littlest Rebel
The Littlest Rebel (1935)

The old Edward Peble play The Littlest Rebel was gussied up in 1935 as a Shirley Temple vehicle. The curly-topped child star plays Virgie Cary, who lives in Southern-Plantation splendor with her dad Herbert (John Boles) and mom (Karen… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 21, 2006
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An unenlightened Civil War pic that is all charm and winsome despite its patronizing racial attitudes.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of Shirley's best from her best period and her best director.

David Cornelius

Even without the race problems, it's not that great a tale.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Shirley stomps up a storm in a typical vehicle

Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Bojangles is great! So's Shirley

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Sarah Prisbylla
I thought the Little Cololnel was much better - I don't think there was a need for both. And the Abraham Lincoln scene was a little over the top.