Watch Shirley Temple’s 8 Most Iconic Performances

From "On the Good Ship Lollipop" to "Animal Crackers in My Soup"

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The world lost a legend late Monday evening when former child star Shirley Temple died at age 85. Temple became an icon when she sang and danced her way into the hearts of Depression-era Americans, going on to star in 23 films before retiring from acting at age 21.

(PHOTOS: From Child-Star to Diplomat: Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures)

Here’s a look back at her most iconic performances, which show exactly why she became such a phenomenon.

1. Stand Up and Cheer! (1934): “Baby, Take a Bow”

2. Little Miss Marker (1934): “Laugh You Son of a Gun”

3. Bright Eyes (1934): “On the Good Ship Lollipop”

4. The Little Colonel (1935): Shirley Temple Tap Dances with Bill “Bojangles” Robinson Up the Stairs

5. Curly Top (1935): “Animal Crackers in My Soup”

6. Heidi (1937): “Magic Wooden Shoes”

7. The Littlest Rebel (1938): Shirley Temple and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

8. The Little Princess (1939): Shirley Temple Dances with Mr. Bertie