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What's to Do? (1933)

Sonny Rogers has just gotten elected class president, he's a star baseball player, and has a cute girlfriend. But, thanks to the conniving of his rival, Harry Vanderpool, he and his whole ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

Charles E. Roberts (screenplay), Ewart Adamson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Frank Coghlan Jr. ... 'Sonny' Rogers (as Junior Coghlan)
Shirley Temple ... Mary Lou Rogers
Dorothy Ward Dorothy Ward ... Phyllis Dean
Kenneth Howell ... Harry Vanderpool
Harry Myers ... Mr. George Rogers
Lila Leslie ... Mrs. George Rogers
Sidney Miller ... Sidney
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Storyline

Sonny Rogers has just gotten elected class president, he's a star baseball player, and has a cute girlfriend. But, thanks to the conniving of his rival, Harry Vanderpool, he and his whole family are going to have to move to Seattle! Sonny needs the help of his pals and his pesky little sister, Mary Lou, to get out of this one. Written by Andrew Crossett <adc@spectra.net>

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Short | Comedy | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frolics of Youth (#2): What's to Do? See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is not the feature film debut of Shirley Temple. This is the second film is the "Frolics of Youth" series of shorts...and is not a feature film. See more »

Quotes

Mary Lou Rogers: I'll tell Mother what you've been doing!
Sonny Rogers: Don't you dare!
Mrs. Rogers: Oh, Sonny, you're getting worse!
Mr. Rogers: What's the matter, kid?
Mary Lou Rogers: I know what's wrong with Sonny. I think he's awful sick, Mother. You better give him some castor oil.
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Connections

Edited into Our Girl Shirley (1942) See more »

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Cute Shirley Film debut!
12 August 2011 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

Shirley Temple is casted as the little precocious adorable sister in this film short where the father announces to the family that he is moving them to Seattle, Washington. Unfortunately, Shirley's big brother has just won an election at school. He doesn't want to leave his elected post or the girl behind. So he and his friends come up with a savvy plot to keep him home rather than the move to rainy Seattle. It's a cute short and Shirley's a supporting player but she rises to the occasion. You can't take your eyes off of her curls, her glowing smile, and her ever happy optimism. Shirley Temple became a star and did it by doing shorts like this. This film short wasn't the best quality over time and neglect but it's okay to watch at least once.


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