Tuesday, 6 January 2009

On the good ship Lollipop

No 8 in an occasional series of extracts from The Postcard Century

August 1936:
Dorothy in Weymouth to Mr and Mrs Heard in Bristol: The sun is grand...we are sitting under the walk not a chair to be had. Spot is quite good and loves the water. Tons of love.

A ray of sunshine during the depression, Shirley Temple sang and skipped her way through a host of films, including, this year, Captain January. Thirty years later she was (as Shirley Temple Black) to stand for Congress.

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