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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jackie Cooper
RLIN number: NXCP87-A46
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: 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.
Extent: Transcript: 81 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cooper, Jackie, 1922-
Speaker date of birth: 1922
Speaker occupation: Actor; Director
Age at speaking: 37
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Acting; Actors; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Children as actors; Cooper, Jackie, 1922-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018230-13673