Little Orphan Annie (theatrical shorts) (Johnsonverse)

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Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 7-10 minutes
Country: United States
Created by: Vincent Johnson
Based on the comic book series Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray
Distributed by: Johnson Studios
Starring: Shirley Temple
Lon Chaney, Jr.
Episodes: 200
Release Date: March 3, 1934 - November 9, 1940

Little Orphan Annie is an American series of theatrical short subjects, based on the comic strip of the same name. It was produced by Johnson Studios, and ran from 1934 to 1940. The shorts followed the adventures of the title character, portrayed by Shirley Temple, and Daddy Warbucks, portrayed by Lon Chaney, Jr.

These shorts were critically acclaimed for their faithfulness to the comics. In 1950, The Little Orphan Annie Show debuted, with new bridging segments starring


In 1933,