Category Archives: Shirley Temple

Thanksgiving 2018: The Children of the Children of Israel

As far as I know, there are only two countries in the world that were founded on the idea of hope. America and Israel. And what was the hope?

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Flashback: When Hollywood Celebrated Christmas

There was a time when Hollywood openly and joyously celebrated Christmas. Now, among the Hollywood elite, the greeting I hear is “Happy Holidays.” Look, we at Seraphic Secret are Orthodox Jews. This is not our holiday. But we want our Christian friends to celebrate Christmas. The politically correct Happy Holidays shtick is another nail in […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Hollywood: I Drive Therefore I am Free

The automobile represents freedom. You climb into a car and go, go, go, whenever and wherever you want. The car is modern man’s path to liberty. Contrast cars with trains. Railroads are an expression of the collective. Individual identity is erased. You are at the mercy of a government-controlled system that turns  citizens into passive […]

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In Memoriam: Shirley Temple Black, 1928 – 2014

Shirley Temple Black passed away yesterday. She was 85. At the height of her career in the 1930s, she was the most popular actress in Hollywood with more drawing power than Clark Gable and Greta Garbo combined. As a child star during the Depression, the little girl with the 56 perfect corkscrew curls projected determination […]

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Shirley Temple Shoots Eleanor Roosevelt

Shirley Temple, at the height of her fame. In 1936, child star Shirley Temple created the Shirley Temple Police Force and minted the official Shirley Temple Badge. Little Shirley awarded the precious badges to friends, kings, queens, presidents, and to Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. Attending a picnic at Val Kill, the 180-acre Roosevelt family estate near […]

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