The Blue Bird is a 1940 movie. It's directed by Walter Lang and stars Shirley Temple, Spring Byington, and Nigel Bruce. The movie takes place during the Christmas season. I watched this looking for movies I hadn't seen that take place around Christmas. This is a simple, sappy story, and I can't imagine who would like it except for Shirley Temple fans. I'm not one of those people. .
The NYT says, " As a children's show we suppose it is quite acceptable. At least it is edifyingly moral and moralistic and not too frightening". Rotten Tomatoes has an audience rating of 73%.
Because this blog does not consist of a single focus topic I chose the name Divers and Sundry where "Divers" means being of many and various kinds, and "Sundry" means consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds.