Here is what Shirley Temple made in some of her movies as a child. Shirley is the most popular child actor of all time and her films grossed more than legendary adult actors of the time.
She was voted the 38th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
When she was a teenager her bodyguard was Louis Dean Palmer, who she called “Palmtree”.
At age six she became the youngest person ever to be presented with an Oscar.
2005: Premiere Magazine ranked her as #33 on a list of the Greatest Movie Stars of All Time in their Stars in Our Constellation feature.
Was named #18 Actress, The American Film Institutes 50 Greatest Screen Legends
Fort Apache (1948) $110,000
Since You Went Away (1944) $2,200 (per week)
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) $75/week
Pardon My Pups (1934) $1,000/wk+$35,000 bonus at the end of each film to be held in trust until contract is over+$250/wk for her mother
Kid in Hollywood (1933) $150/week
Red Haired Alibi (1932) $50 (two days)