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Baby Peggy, the Elephant in the Room

Overview

Vera Iwerebor's documentary Baby Peggy, the Elephant in the Room presents the life story of Peggy Jean Montgomery who became one of the most famous child movie stars of all time, starring in a number of shorts and features. Before she was a teenager, her career was over, and her money had been stolen. As an adult she changed her name to Diana Serra Cary and devoted her life to the causes of protecting young performers, and restoring old cinema.
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Overview

Vera Iwerebor's documentary Baby Peggy, the Elephant in the Room presents the life story of Peggy Jean Montgomery who became one of the most famous child movie stars of all time, starring in a number of shorts and features. Before she was a teenager, her career was over, and her money had been stolen. As an adult she changed her name to Diana Serra Cary and devoted her life to the causes of protecting young performers, and restoring old cinema.
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Special Features

Captain January (1924) 64 minutes. starring Hobart Bosworth, Baby Peggy and Irene Rich. music composed and performed by Donald Sosin. with Joanna Seaton (vocals).; ; Carmen, Jr. (1923), Peg O' The Mounted (1924) and Such Is Life (1924). three short films staarring Baby Peggy. music composed and performed by Guenter Buchwald.; ; Song: "That's My Baby" performed by Donald Sosin (piano) and Joanna Seaton (vocals).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/5/2013
  • UPC: 784148012742
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Source: Milestone Video
  • Presentation: Color / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 54:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 57,848

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sam West Voice Only
Technical Credits
Vera Iwerebor Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Guenter Buchwald Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room
1. An Innocent Life [:04]
2. Discovered! [4:56]
3. Jack Mongomery [5:40]
4. A Big Star [6:19]
5. Never A Little Girl [6:27]
6. Education [5:19]
7. Guacamole And The Future [7:29]
8. One Night [4:20]
9. Turning Point [2:43]
10. Author [5:26]
11. Birthday [2:51]
12. Film Credits [1:57]
13. Chapter 13 [:55]
1. The Captain [3:59]
2. Skipper [4:55]
3. I Forgot Hamlet! [5:01]
4. And I Knew [4:54]
5. Catch Me! [4:59]
6. Schoolin' [4:41]
7. Old Jeremiah [5:25]
8. Caught [4:50]
9. The Truth [5:26]
10. What Seems Best [4:41]
11. Alone [4:49]
12. Escape [4:26]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room
   Play
   Chapters
   Bonus Features
      Carmen, Jr.
      Peg O' The Mounted
      Such Is Life
      Captain January
         Chapters
            Play
      Slideshow With "That's My Baby" Song
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  • Posted November 10, 2013

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    One of the best documentaries and biographies to come out in yea

    One of the best documentaries and biographies to come out in years. I've been looking for this one since it played on TV. What a story!

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