Dickie Moore, child star of the 1930s, dies at age 89

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circa 1930: Dickie Moore, the Hollywood child actor who appeared in Tiffany's 'Aloha'. He made his screen debut opposite John Barrymore at the age of one in 'The Beloved Rogue', later appearing in many of the 'Our Gang' films, and is credited with giving Shirley Temple her first screen kiss in 'Miss Annie Rooney.' (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — Dick “Dickie” Moore, a saucer-eyed child star of the 1930s who appeared in “Our Gang” comedies, gave Shirley Temple her first screen kiss and was featured in many major Hollywood productions, has died. He was 89.

Helaine Feldman, a senior staff member at Dick Moore & Associates Inc., confirmed that Moore died Monday in Connecticut.

While not as famous as Temple or Mickey Rooney, Moore was a veteran of dozens of films, many of them top-drawer productions directed by such greats as Cecil B. DeMille (“The Squaw Man”), Ernst Lubitsch (“Heaven Can Wait”) and Josef von Sternberg (“Blonde Venus”).

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