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|Shirley Temple||Dimples Appleby|
|Frank Morgan||Prof. Eustace Appleby|
|Robert Kent||Allen Drew|
|Helen Westley||Mrs. Caroline Drew|
|Astrid Allwyn||Cleo Marsh|
|Brook Byron||Betty Loring (as Delma Byron)|
|Hall Johnson Choir||Choir (as The Hall Johnson Choir)|
|Berton Churchill||Colonel Loring|
|Paul Stanton||Mr. St. Clair|
Dimples is a Bowery busker living with her pickpocket grandfather "Professor" Eustace Appleby. She is hired to entertain at a soiree in the Washington Square Park home of wealthy widow Caroline Drew. Mrs. Drew is so charmed by Dimples she opens her home and heart to the child, providing her a life of comfort and plenty.Mrs. Drew's nephew Allen, a theatrical producer, abandons his sweetheart Betty Loring for haughty actress Cleo Marsh. His family is scandalized, but Allen pursues his goal of staging a brand-new play, Uncle Tom's Cabin, with Dimples portraying Little Eva.During rehearsals, Dimples longs for her grandfather and returns to his humble dwelling, refusing to budge without the old man in tow. Mrs. Drew traces Dimples to the Bowery and a solution is found to the impasse. Allen realizes he loves Betty and is reunited with her. The film ends with Dimples appearing in New York City's first minstrel show.
DVD : 2002-01-29