Captain January (11-Sep-1936)|
Director: David Butler
Writers: Sam Hellman; Gladys Lehman; Harry Tugend
From novel by: Laura E. Richards
Musical Direction: Louis Silvers
Keywords: Musical Comedy
Star is a girl rescued from a shipwreck by lighthouse keeper Captain January; both of her parents drowned in the disaster. Four years later truant officer Agatha Morgan decides she isn't being raised properly, and seeks to have Star removed from the ones she loves and put in an institution. Popular film follows the successful Shirley Temple formula; memorable dance number with Buddy Ebsen, "At The Codfish Ball."
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