Five times she stole our hearts on-screen

Gertie in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Gertie in E.T. The Extra-TerrestrialPHOTO: UNIVERSAL
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Cherubic Gertie is so adorable and full of wonder in this classic family movie, she almost steals the show from the titular alien.

Reportedly, the famous line she utters when she first meets E.T. - "I don't like his feet" - was ad-libbed by Drew Barrymore, who was only six at the time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2018, with the headline 'Five times she stole our hearts on-screen'. Print Edition | Subscribe