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Oral history interview with Jackie Cooper, 1959

Creator: Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Actor, director

Scope and Contents

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 from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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