The Littlest Rebel
The Littlest Rebel (1935)

This Shirley Temple offering casts the moppet as the daughter of a Confederate officer who visits with President Lincoln in an effort to get her father released from a Union prison.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 22, 1935
DVD 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: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Byron Brubaker
Shirley was 7 when she made this Civil War set film as the daughter of a Confederate soldier. This was the last of four films she made that were released in… More
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.