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    Glad Rags to Riches (Educational, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This is one of the only copies known to exist for Shirley Temple's seventh comedy short appearance in the "Baby Burlesk" series for Educational Pictures (1932-33). Temple once remarked, "those little films were a cynical exploitation of our childish innocence..and the best things I ever did!" The series had the kids dressed in adult hats and collars and their bottoms in huge diapers with giant safety pins. Shirley has the best line in the film as she admonishes the villain pushing for "marriage" by answering..."No, no! A thousand times no- you diaper viper!" But the film is most notable in that it contains Temple's first on-screen tap dance and song, "She's Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage." The poster is in amazing original condition with only minor corner pinholes, some very small crossfold separations, and small chips in the right border and the top center. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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