10 things to know about Shirley Temple

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 11 2014 10:37 a.m. MST

She was the biggest of child stars. She was the top U.S. box-office draw from 1935 to 1938, beating out Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford. She kept children singing "On the Good Ship Lollipop" for generations, retired from acting at age 21 and went on to a diplomatic career. Here's a look at the life of Shirley Temple, who died Monday at age 85.

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Mount Pleasant, UT

Oh I loved Shirley Temple young and older. I think is was one of the most entertaining and delightful actresses ever on the screen. And her beauty was absolutely breathtaking. What a great loss to all of us...so happy I still have my videos.

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