Adventure in Baltimore (1949) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Adventure in Baltimore (1949)

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Set in the early 1900s, Adventure in Baltimore is a romantic comedy about the woman's suffrage movement. Shirley Temple plays a student at an exclusive girl's school who "sees the light" and begins campaigning for women's rights. This doesn't sit well with her minister father (Robert Young) nor with Temple's boyfriend (John Agar, then married to Temple). Eventually, Temple's dad is won over to his daughter's point of view, and delivers an impassioned sermon on tolerance and individual rights for the edification of the hidebound townspeople. Like most of Shirley Temple's "grown up" films, Adventure in Baltimore was a disappointment at the box office. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Robert Young
as Pastor Andrew Sheldon
Shirley Temple
as Dinah Sheldon
Josephine Hutchinson
as Mrs. Lilly Sheldon
John Agar
as Tom Wade
Albert Sharpe
as Mr. Fletcher
Charles Kemper
as Mr. Steuben
Johnny Sands
as Gene Sheldon
John Miljan
as Mr. Eckert
Norma Varden
as H.H. Hamilton
Carol Brannan
as Bernice Eckert
Charles Smith
as Fred Beehouse
Josephine Whittell
as Mrs. Eckert
Patti Brady
as Sis Sheldon
Gregory Marshall
as Mark Sheldon
Patsy Creighton
as Sally Wilson
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Critic Reviews for Adventure in Baltimore

All Critics (3)

There isn't anything very convincing about this film. Just another Hollywood picture to give a name star an excuse to collect a paycheck.

January 14, 2022 | Full Review…

Although there's a maximum of talk and a minimum of drama, flashes of humor and warmth come through.

August 20, 2021 | Rating: 1/3 | Full Review…

[Shirley Temple, Robert Young, and John Agar] are the attractive principals; but their efforts are hampered by a script that never gets much beyond superficial sentiment and contrived comic situations.

July 29, 2021 | Full Review…

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