WorldCat Identities

Cary, Diana Serra 1918-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 50 publications in 3 languages and 2,392 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Drama  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1995.9.W4, B
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Most widely held works by Diana Serra Cary
The Hollywood posse the story of a gallant band of horsemen who made movie history by Diana Serra Cary ( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filled with humorous anecdotes, The Hollywood Posse reveals the full story of the cowboys' long and bitter feud with autocratic director Cecil B. De Mille; their relationships with the great Western stars - from the flamboyant Tom Mix to the durable John Wayne; and above all, their touching loyalty, code of honor, and devotion to each other
Jackie Coogan : the world's boy king : a biography of Hollywood's legendary child star by Diana Serra Cary ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baby Peggy : the elephant in the room ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood discovered Peggy-Jean Montgomery when she was just nineteen months old and made her a star before she was two. By the time she was six, Baby Peggy had become one of the most popular stars in Hollywood. Stores even sold Baby Peggy products. By the age of eleven, she was broke, her money twice stolen by her family. Over the next six decades, this neglected child reinvented herself as Diana Serra Cary, a respected author, film historian and advocate for laws protecting child performers
Hollywood's children : an inside account of the child star era by Diana Serra Cary ( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former child star Diana Serra Cary presents a first-hand account of the heavy workload and long hours, physical danger, and trauma of being a child star in the early days of films, and intertwines her experiences with those of other child actors such as Shirley Temple, Jackie Coogan, Mickey Rooney, and Judy Garland
A biographical dictionary of silent film western actors and actresses by George A Katchmer ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain January ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old lighthouse keeper and the little orphaned girl he found live happily together until she is taken by relatives who have run aground on the same rocks
The family secret ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Garry Holmes is secretly married to Margaret Selfridge. Margaret's father has Garry arrested and sent to prison as a burglar when Garry sneaks in to see his wife and baby"--Container
Whatever happened to Baby Peggy? : the autobiography of Hollywood's pioneer child star by Diana Serra Cary ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long before Shirley Temple's curls bounced their way into America's heart, Baby Peggy lit up marquee from coast to coast. She was the original child star produced by Hollywood and her amazing journey set the pattern for all those who followed. Discovered when she was only nineteen months old, Baby Peggy with her angelic face and expert mugging for the camera entertained audiences across the nation and around the world. She starred in a series of short two-reel comedies
April fool ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discharged pants-presser makes a fortune in the umbrella business and has to give it all away for the happiness of his daughter. One of the few surviving films of Baby Peggy
A Cathedral comes into focus by Diana Serra Cary ( )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood's children ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on children in the motion picture industry, with old film clips & interviews with famous children, including Jackie Coogan, and a look at what happens to these children when they grow up
Trial by fire and sword by Diana Serra Cary ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jackie Coogan : the world's boy king ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Baby peggy - the elephant in the room ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Hollywood discovered Peggy-Jean Montgomery when she was just nineteen months old and made her a star before she was two. By the time she was six, Baby Peggy had become one of the most popular stars in Hollywood. Stores even sold Baby Peggy products. By the age of eleven, she was broke, her money twice stolen by her family. Over the next six decades, this neglected child reinvented herself as Diana Serra Cary, a respected author, film historian and advocate for laws protecting child performers
Hollywood's Children by Diana Serra Cary ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Helen's babies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A young man, who has vowed never to marry and doesn't particularly like children, is left in charge of his two very young nieces. At first they drive him to distraction, but then he begins to warm to them, and also to a beautiful young local girl
Cecil B. De Mille, American epic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A look at the life and career of the man described as both "a thoroughly bad director' and 'the greatest showman on Earth', in a two-part documentary. Cecil B. De Mille's career spanned half a century and 70 films. As one of the founders of Hollwywood, he created the studio that became Paramount Pictures. He gained a reputation for creating unforegettable epic films, including The Ten Commandments, Samson and Delilah and The Greatest show on Earth
Jackie Coogan A Biography of Hollywood's Legendary Child Star by Diana Serra Cary ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing biography of the little-known private life of this famous child star whose family set the style for many other 'stage' parents who found fame and fortune through their child's stardom. It is also the rare instance when one major child star (Baby Peggy) employs her own hard-won insight in exploring the career and family woes of the most famous child star of the them all. This is the first published study of Coogan's life
 
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Alternative Names
Baby Peggy, 1918-
Carey, Diana Sera, 1918-
Keyes, Marjorie Eleanor, 1918-
Montgomery, Baby Peggy, 1918-
Montgomery, Peggy, 1918-
Peggy Jane, 1918-
Languages
English (45)
Russian (1)
French (1)
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