The history of the youngest owner Oscar film award
• The history of the youngest Oscar film award holders
In the world of cinema also has its prodigies. Someone has to, like Leonardo DiCaprio, wait for years for official recognition of their services, but some do manage to get the coveted statuette on the dawn of film career. It happened with the girl-doll 1930 Shirley Temple - the youngest winner of the award "Oscar" and the most popular children's actress of all time. However, her fate was the same as the fate of many geeks when she grew up, it was forgotten.
Achievements Shirley was not so much its own merit, as a result of the efforts of her parents. Ever since the birth of their daughter, they decided that it is in no matter what was to be a star.
In the three years it was sent to the famous dance Miss Meldzhin school. It was there that it drew the attention of Hollywood producer, sought after children for a music show.
Shirley appeared on the screens just in time: in days of the Great Depression, people needed in such sunny and bright images, forcing to forget about unemployment and crime.
Shirley even managed to save the studio "Fox" from ruin. Little actress worked with the best writers, actors and composers in Hollywood.
The parents continued to work tirelessly on the image of his daughter: mother day curled her hair, became her calling card, the girl hired a private tutor to teach tap dance - while telling reporters about her innate dancing talent. As a result, Shirley was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood since the Great Depression.
Shirley in the films "Little Colonel" and "Rebecca Sunnybrook Farm."
In 1934, at the age of six years old Shirley Temple became the owner of the film award "Oscar" and entered forever in history as the youngest actress awarded the prestigious award. However, the award is now called the "unreal", as it was called "children's honorable."
It is said that Shirley was the winner not because of talent, but only because it "has brought more happiness to millions of children and adults than any other child in the world." At least, this was the official statement of the American Academy.
Even at a young age Shirley learned of that fame has a downside. "In six years, I stopped believing in Santa Claus. Before Christmas, my mother took me to the store, and congratulates Santa buyers asked for my autograph, "- sadly she recalled.
to eight years' girl has earned more than $ 8 million. Her portraits were printed on postcards, posters, souvenirs. The most popular toy in the world until the Barbie doll was a copy of Shirley Temple. This charming girl brings a smile of tenderness absolutely everyone. 250,000 records with recordings of Christmas songs performed by her flew off the shelves in three days. In 1935, she left a handprint on the Avenue of Stars in Los Angeles.
Some critics have accused the young actress that she replays, called it "agile manekenchika" and so she soon forgotten, as the "circus acts quickly stale." But ordinary viewers idolized her smile and believed that it reconciles lovers.
Luck turned her back on Shirley Temple when she was 12 years old. It did not take on the role of Dorothy in the movie "The Wizard of Oz", following her movies failed. Shirley was no longer charming child - she grew up.
Temple starred in several films, but from the former popularity has disappeared. In this little star movie career was over.
Adult Shirley was no longer of interest to the viewer.
From the movie Shirley left the world in the world of politics. She became a member of the Republican Party, participated in the campaign of Nixon, itself intended to become a senator, but lost the election. She became the first woman to hold the post of chief of the presidential protocol service has been US ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia.