With her doodle, Google celebrates the anniversary of the 2015 special exhibit at the Santa Monica Museum of History dedicated to the artist.
She became a movie icon when she was just a child. His streams and angelic gaze made everyone fall in love when he appeared in a feature film back in 1932. Google recalled in its official blog that “Temple not only helped millions of Americans to overcome the hardships of the Great Depression as Hollywood’s main box office draw, but later shared his charisma with the world through his work in international relations. “
Google remembers it because on a day like today in 2015, the Santa Monica Museum of History inaugurated Love, Shirley Temple, an exhibition dedicated to the artist.
He was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. He started in film at age 3 and soon progressed to stardom. She could do it all – act, sing and dance – and all at the age of 5! Fans loved her because she was bright, vivacious, and cheerful in her movies and eventually bought millions of dollars worth of products that had her image on. Dolls, phonograph records, mugs, hats, dresses, whatever, if you had your picture there, they bought it. Shirley was box office champion for the consecutive years 1935-36-37-38, surpassing big adult stars como Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper y Joan Crawford.
Shirley Jane Temple was born on April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California, and began taking dance classes at the age of 3. According to him New York Times, She was discovered by a Hollywood agent in 1932 and she was selected for a show called “Baby Burlesks.” The little girl wore attractive costumes and had to imitate big-screen mermaids such as Marlene Dietrich, Mae West and Dolores Rio.
With his characteristic dimples and golden streams he wowed when he landed a role in the 1934 musical Stand Up and Cheer. Temple starred in a dozen movies in 1934 alone, including Bright Eyes, in which he performed what became one of his most famous routines On the Good Ship Lollipop.
At age 6, she became the first child star to win the Youth Academy Award. To this day, he is the youngest person to receive that award. Upon receiving it from actor and writer Irvin S. Cobb, she politely thanked him, turned to her mother and asked, “Mommy, can I go home now?” Many years later, in an appearance on the 1984 Oscars, Temple explained what had happened. At the 1935 Oscars banquet, his special award was one of the last to be presented that night. She had been forced to sit through the entire awards ceremony, watching all the other awards being handed out. By the time she received her award, around 10:00 pm, she was exhausted and ready to go home to bed.
The actress assured that it was not easy to be Shirley Temple. Magazine People published an article in which they revealed that the mother made him 56 perfect squirts in his hair and before going to sleep instead of children’s stories he read him the script that had to be learned for the next day. According to the medium, the minor repeated the dialogue until she fell asleep. In the morning, Temple not only knew his lines, but also learned those of his companions.
A string of uninterrupted hits that began with Little Miss Marker (1934) and continued with films such as Captain January, Poor Little Rich Girl Y Wee Willie Winkie they captured the heart of America, keeping troubled 20th Century Fox solvent during the Depression. By 1938, Fox, for which he was earning about $ 30 million, had increased his salary to $ 10,000 per week.
In 1942, Temple’s unprecedented talent leapt from the big screen to the airwaves as the star of ‘Junior Miss,’ a radio comedy about a teenage girl growing up in New York City. In his memoirs, entitled Child Star (Estrella Infantil), Temple revealed that an MGM producer – known for receiving sexual favors In exchange for roles in his films – he dropped his pants and exposed his private parts during a first meeting with the actress, in 1940. She was just 12 years old. On shock Because of the situation and without understanding what was happening, he simply froze and smiled. The angry man took her out of his office.
He continued starring in movies throughout his teens and, at age 22, retired from the film industry as a Hollywood icon. In 1958 he produced Shirley Temple’s Storybook, a children’s television series that adapted family stories, sometimes even filmed live. This short anthology marked his final foray into American entertainment and the beginning of his transition to public service.
She was appointed the United States representative to the United Nations in 1969. His career in politics He included his dedication to the environment, representing the United States in 1972 at the United Nations Conference on the Environment. In recognition of her diplomatic accomplishments including ambassador to Ghana and first chief of protocol for the State Department, she was made an honorary Foreign Service officer in 1988.
In 2006, the Screen Actors Guild presented Temple with its Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor given by that organization.
It was her husbands Charles Alden Black with whom she procreated Lori Black; and John Agar, from whose relationship Linda and Charles Alden Black Jr. were born.
Shirley Temple died on February 10, 2014, at age 85, according to Imdb, due to pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, at his home in California.