• Captain January (1936)

Captain January

Release Date: 1936

DVD Release Date: July 25th, 2006

G |1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

Star (Shirley Temple) is a shipwrecked orphan girl growing up with a gentle lighthouse-keeper named Captain January (Guy Kibbee), who rescued her from the waves when she was just a baby. While she loves her life of dancing and spitting with sailors, a bitter truant officer believes that Star belongs in a boarding school. When the authorities insist that Star must leave her only guardian, Captain January fears that he may lose his lovable companion for good.

Cast: Shirley Temple, Guy Kibbee, Buddy Ebsen

Director: David Butler

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: School, Growing up, Rivalry, Lighthearted, Love, Rescue, 1930s, Playful