Bright Eyes
Bright Eyes (1934)

Despite stiff competition like Poor Little Rich Girl and Heidi, Bright Eyes is arguably the best of Shirley Temple's 1930s vehicles. The little curly-top is cast as Shirley Blake, daughter of Mary Blake (Lois Wilson), the widowed… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 11, 1934
DVD Release Date: January 29, 2002
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The first movie Shirley Temple got top billing.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom

Shirley really shines.

Ian Waldron-Mantgani
Apollo Guide

It's a tough slog, even at 85 minutes.

Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

This "Good Ship Lollipop" is sweet, but sad, too.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The ne plus ultra of Templedom.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis tolerance for Shirley Temple's brand of sugary lightheartedness is rather limited.... But it would be churlish of me to deny the little moppet's winning charisma.

Steve Crum

One of Shirley Temple's best musicals, laced with sentiment and song.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

you can see here why Shirley became the idol of a nation

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Sarah Prisbylla
I realize the storylines for most of Shirley Temple's movies are pretty much the same, this one no exception. But some are better than others, and this one… More