Little Princess / East Side Kids: Bowery Blitz DVD
Little Princess / East Side Kids: Bowery BlitzDVD
THE LITTLE PRINCESSIt is the Victorian Era in London, England, and little Sara Crewe (Shirley Temple) is forced to enter a boarding school while her affluent, widowed father (Ian Hunter) heads off to fight in the Boer War. Sara is charming and unpretentious despite her father's wealth and high society status. At first the staff behaves as if she is royalty, but when her father is reported as having been slain in the war, the tide swiftly turns, and she becomes the personal servant of the headmistress(Mary Nash). Sara is forced to dress in rags and sleep in a poorly insulated attic. There she endures the weather, the drudgery of tedious tasks, the headmistress's harsh treatment and her even harsher words. Although her world has been turned upside downand she finds herself living a strange and brutal existence, her willful spirit and unfailing optimism that her father will return, overshadow her unhappy existence and prove that she is indeed a little princess.THE EAST SIDE KIDS:BOWERY BLITZKRIEGDanny Breslin (Bobby Jordan), a young boy growing up on the streets, is in danger of going bad when he is influenced by hustler Monk Martin (Bobby Stone). In an unfortunate twist of fate Danny is banned from the impending Golden Gloves title fight,and he is replaced by his buddy Muggs (Leo Gorcey). The plot thickens when mischievous Monk makes the crowd believe that Muggs fixed the fight, and as a result, chaos ensues. Although Muggs and Danny are blameless, it appears that they will be eternally labeled as villainsunless, that is, they can prove their innocence and reveal the true scoundrels.