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Shirley Temple: the superstar who had her childhood destroyed by Hollywood
How could we not see in this a pedophilic fantasy of domination and submission? Many of her famous songs and dance routines were performed with adult men as well. The most reliable used models on the market - and the Similarly, stories of bachelors awakened to the pleasures of domestic life suggested that child loving, and specifi- cally consuming the child star, could have a stabilizing effect on the nation. In Curly Top, for example, she appeared as a naked cupid, smeared from head to toe in gold paint, causing the film to be banned in Denmark for "corruption. Rather, he had hitchhiked from Spokane, Washington, to Santa Monica, California, merely to meet the young star. That won't ever beat Graham Greene successfully being sued for libel for his remarks on Shirley Temple, though.