Oral history interview with Jackie Cooper, 1959

 

Name
Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Jackie Cooper, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Jackie Cooper, 1959
Abstract
Acting as a child: "Our Gang" comedies, schooling on the lot, "The Champ," impressions of Hollywood as a child star; difficulties while growing up; being typecast; serious attention to acting; entertainment assignments during World War II; recollections of Victor Flemming and Wallace Beery; growing interest in directing and producing; future aspirations. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts fr om the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Motion picture producers and directors; Actors; Acting; Motion pictures; Child actors; Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1959
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Actor, director
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
14835051
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ckq1-aw58
Related URLs
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