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Friday Flashback: Dec. 21

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1933: At the age of 5, Shirley Temple signed a movie contract with Fox for $150 a week. Her age was later changed to make her appear a year younger, and the studio lied about how old she was for years. After her popularity waned, Shirley retired completely from films in 1950 at the age of 22.