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curly top

n.
A viral disease of many plants, such as beets, beans, and tomatoes, characterized by curled leaves and stunted growth.
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As Shirley Temple, she had been the biggest child star of the Thirties, appearing in movies such as Bright Eyes, Curly Top and Heidi.
You're a when I your answer, Jimmy In 1934, she became an international name with Bright Eyes and continued enthralling cinemagoers in films such as Curly Top and Heidi.
As a child in the 1930s I remember my mother taking us to the cinema to see all her films - I particularly loved Curly Top and Poor Little Rich Girl.
Temple was credited with helping save 20th Century Fox from bankruptcy with films such as Curly Top and The Littlest Rebel.
She was given an honorary Oscar at six, and went on to star in films such as Curly Top and The Littlest Rebel, helping the US cope with the depression of the 1930s.
sugar beet producers also battle beet curly top virus.
sugar beet producers also battle beet curly top virus, which is transmitted by beet leaf-hoppers.
Models include Champagne Glass with Heart, Model #502; Large Oval Bowl with Sand & Shells, Model #109-XL; Tumbler with Sand & Shells, Model #101-S; Round Shape with Curly Top and Red Roses, Model #506; Round Shape with Penguins, Model #604; Tumbler with Blue Roses & Leaves, Model #805-11; and Round Shape with Two Butterflies, Model #806-8.
Can't you just see curly top dancing about with the braces on giving it laldy as the seventies songster?
The sad fact is we are in a mess and it should not be forgotten where the blame lies - not with old curly top Kevin Keegan, but with his predecessor, that false prophet Glennoddle, whose faithful reliance on the fringes of divine inspiration ended up bringing this country's national game to its knees.
She points out that the work by Taylor and Pang gives a much different view of hula than that held by most Mainlanders--the hip-swaying hula popularized and stereo-typed decades ago by Hollywood through Jeanette MacDonald in Let's Go Native (1930) and Shirley Temple in Curly Top (1935), or in songs like Honolulu Hula Girl, written to entertain tourists and radio audiences.
The themes and names played on her endearing traits - Dimples, The Littlest Rebel, The Little Princess and Curly Top, which included her other signature tune, Animal Crackers In My Soup.