[78-L] Shirley Temple on Japanese Polydor

Michael Biel mbiel at mbiel.com
Sun Sep 1 12:23:47 PDT 2013

Where did you get this recording date?  The matrix number isn't shown on
the video.  What does Dtsch mean under her name?  Deutsch?  Why is the
label credit in German "mit orchster"?

Mike Biel  mbielk at mbiel.com  

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Subject: [78-L] Shirley Temple on Japanese Polydor
From: Harold Aherne <leotolstoy_75 at yahoo.com>

Some time ago there was a thread here discussing Shirley Temple's lack
of commercial recordings. Actually, she made at least one--a pair of
Japanese nursery rhymes recorded in Tokyo on 11 March 1937, issued on
Polydor 2409 (don't know what was on the other side). 

How many Western artists recorded in Japan at the time? There were also
a couple of sides by Weintraubs Syncopators on Japanese Columbia in


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