Captain January
Captain January (1936)

Previously filmed as a vehicle for Baby Peggy Montgomery in 1922, Laura E. Richard's Captain January was warmed up as a Shirley Temple picture 14 years later. Temple plays Star, a child of divorce who is looked after by… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: September 11, 1936
DVD Release Date: July 25, 2006
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A feel-good hokum musical-comedy cashing in on the popularity of cinema's wonder-child, Miss Curly Top, Shirley Temple.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

So-so Temple vehicle.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Shirley Temple feel-good classic is one of her best.

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David Cornelius

It has a heart and a charm to it that allows the well-worn material to be forgivable.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Sarah Prisbylla
A good Shirley Temple film.