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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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"