Shirley Temple

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From The Wizard of Oz to Top Hat – why the 1930s is my favourite film decade
Depression-era audiences escaped into a whirl of glamour, fantasy and monsters in a decade that ushered in Hollywood’s golden age

Alex von Tunzelmann

02, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Time's finally up for Hollywood's Lolita complex
Male directors have endlessly projected their sexual fantasies in films starring child actors having relationships with older men. Does #MeToo mark a watershed for the creeps?

Molly Haskell

16, Feb, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Shirley Temple's belongings set for auction in Kansas City
The child star was the youngest person to win an Oscar and the first white girl to dance with a black man on film. Her toys, costumes and more are for sale 14 July

Jordan Riefe

11, Jul, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend: songs with children performing | Peter Kimpton
Child prodigies to children’s choirs, family bands to sampled voices, suggest music that makes the most of youthful talent, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

02, Oct, 2014 @9:06 PM

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Shirley Temple: Academy pays tribute at 2014 Oscars

Child star of 1930s and 40s remembered at Oscars ceremony after her death earlier this year

Andrew Pulver

03, Mar, 2014 @3:56 AM

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Shirley Temple v Justin Bieber? It's just not a fair comparison | Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes: Constant media hounding has ended The Good Ship Lollipop version of child stars. I love Temple, but it's different world now

Emma Brockes

12, Feb, 2014 @3:45 PM

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Shirley Temple – readers pay tribute
Readers share their appreciation of the star and her work, following her death earlier this week

Guardian readers

12, Feb, 2014 @2:50 PM

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Shirley Temple dies aged 85 - video

Actor Shirley Temple has died of natural causes at her home in Woodside, California

11, Feb, 2014 @9:51 PM

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Shirley Temple silenced critics with successful roles in US diplomacy
The former child star proved a tireless advocate for aid in Africa among other achievements in an age of male-dominated diplomacy

Jon Swaine in New York

11, Feb, 2014 @6:33 PM

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Shirley Temple: Hollywood pays tribute to 'one of a kind' child star

Whoopi Goldberg and Mia Farrow praise Temple, the former child star who left the entertainment industry for politics

Henry Barnes

11, Feb, 2014 @5:18 PM

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Shirley Temple – a picture from the past

Hollywood's adorable child star casts a spooky shadow on the wall in this studio portrait from 1935. The actor turned diplomat has died at the age of 85

Karin Andreasson

11, Feb, 2014 @4:02 PM

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Share your memories of Shirley Temple

Leave a tribute to the actor, singer, dancer and politician, who has died aged 85

11, Feb, 2014 @1:40 PM

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