[78-L] Shirley Temple

Ken "Silver Showcase" kenreg at tds.net
Fri Mar 5 10:32:03 PST 2010

I've got a 78 album of Shirley Temple narrating Disney's "Bambi."  Don't 
know when it was issued.  I got it as a kid from an older friend who had 
received it as a gift when he was a kid.  Haven't looked at it in years 
but I think its 2 ten inch discs.

-- Ken

Bill McClung wrote:
> I almost always have a song playing in my head and this morning it has been
> "Animal Crackers In My Soup."  I have a couple of versions on 78 including
> a Polydor issued in Japan sung by Mae Questel, the Betty Boob (sp) Girl.
> My mind had the this conversation with itself.   "So why don't you have a
> Shirley Temple version on 78?"  "That's strange, but I don't think I've ever
> seen a Shirley Temple 78 ever." "Really, not ever?"  "No."  "Look in Rust's
> Entertainer's Discography."  "OK."  "Says here that no commercial recordings
> were issued on 78, just on LP compilations."  "Go ask 78-L."  "OK."
> So, any special reason no Shirley Temple 78s?  Seems like there would have
> been an audience.  There was lots of Shirley Temple merchandise produced.
> Just seems odd.

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