Children's & Family Theatre

Enjoy your journey down the yellow brick road and into the wondrous world of family films. Children's and family-oriented films are often suitable for all age groups, and cover a wide range of genre categories (comedy, adventure, fantasy, musicals, etc.). There are several category choices with something to entertain the little ones or the whole darn family. For the younger ones click on 'Pre-School Entertainment' in green on the left. 'Disney Animation', 'Family Animation' and 'Classic Animation' can be accessed via the 'Animation' link further up the menu. Pictured: 'The Wizard of Oz', one of the best-loved family films of all time.

Baby Take A Bow (1934)

Director: Harry Lachman
Starring: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Claire Trevor, Alan Dinehart

Shirley Temple stars in this lighthearted musical comedy about an ex-con struggling to stay straight and the adorable daughter who keeps him away from... Read more

Bright Eyes (1934)

Director: David Butler
Starring: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Judith Allen

Irresistible orphan Shirley Temple charms a rich old man, his lovely niece and an adventurous flyer who compete for adoption rights. Includes 'On The... Read more

Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Director: Norman Z McLeod
Starring: Cary Grant, Charlotte Henry, Edna May Oliver, Edward Everett Horton, Gary Cooper...

An incredible ensemble cast (Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, Edna May oliver, W.C. Fields, etc) led the producers to dub this film 'The Entertainment Miracle... Read more

The Shirley Temple Collection: Volume 1 (1932)

Starring: Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple's career started when she was just a toddler with these films from the 'Baby Burlesques' series. The short films satirized popular movi... Read more

The Baby Burlesques / The Little Princess (1932)

Director: Walter Lang
Starring: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Cesar Romero

A Shirley Temple DVD double feature. 'The Baby Burlesques' (1932) - Featured here are four of Shirley's first performances when, aged between four and... Read more

Felix the Cat: Felix in Hollywood (1927)

Starring: Felix The Cat

Contains some classic cartoons from the early career of this curious and playful cat, created by Otto Messmer for the Pat Sullivan Studio, with some o... Read more

Ramona and Beezus (103)

Director: Elizabeth Allen
Starring: John Corbett, Sandra Oh, Bridget Moynahan, Josh Duhamel, Ginnifer Goodwin, Selen...

The misadventures of spunky third-grader Ramona Quimby come to life in this charming family comedy based on the best-selling books by Beverly Cleary.... Read more