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TCM Schedules Shirley Temple Marathon LA Times

TCM has scheduled a marathon of films featuring child star Shirley Temple, with a number of her most popular movies lined up for the event. The Los Angeles Times’ Show Tracker reports that the marathon is set for March 9.

As previously reported, Shirley Temple Black died Monday at age 85. One of the most popular movie stars in America during the Great Depression, she later became a U.S. diplomat.

TCM's March 9 marathon will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT with “Heidi,” which was released in 1937. Other movies include “Bright Eyes,” which features Temple singing “On the Good Ship Lollipop,” and “Stowaway.”

The marathon will also include 1949’s “A Kiss for Corliss,” which was Temple's final starring role and her final film appearance, the piece adds.

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