Poor Little Rich Girl Daybill Poster Re-Issue 1950s Shirley Temple
Daybill Poster.Poor Little Rich Girl, advertised as The Poor Little Rich Girl, is a 1936 American musical film directed by Irving Cummings. The screenplay by Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend was based on stories by Eleanor Gates and Ralph Spence, and the 1917 Mary Pickford vehicle of the same name. The film focuses on a child (Shirley Temple) neglected by her rich and busy father. She meets two vaudeville performers and becomes a radio singing star. Mack Gordon and Harry Revel wrote the film's songs: "When I'm with You", "Oh My Goodness", "You've Gotta Eat Your Spinach, Baby", "But Definitely", "Buy a Bar of Barry's", "Military Man", and "Peck's Theme". Shirley Temple sang all the songs and was joined by other cast members for several. The film was nominated for the American Film Institute's 2006 AFI's Greatest Movie Musicals list.