NABOKV-L post 0022743, Tue, 24 Apr 2012 08:25:44 -0700

Little Miss Lollipop - the plot thickens
On Apr 23, 2012, at 6:50 PM, Robert H. Boyle wrote: VN took delight in
noting that April 23 was also the birthday of Shirley Temple. Cheers,

Hmm - very interesting - and you do know that naughty Graham Greene
was involved in a virtual pedophilic scandal whose subject was Shirley
Temple ...* Shades of we know who?

* For those not familiar with the scandal, GG (!) was sued by Little
Miss L (!!) when he wrote a review of "Captain January" which he found
to be "a little depraved," and of whose star he further wrote "some of
her popularity seems to rest on a coquetry quite as mature as Miss
Colbert's, and an oddly precocious body as voluptuous in grey flannel
trousers as Miss Dietrich's."


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