DIANA SERRA "BABY PEGGY" CARY - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 224787
Sale Price $108.00
DIANA "BABY PEGGY" CARYThe child actress famously known as "Baby Peggy" signed this printed index card Printed Card signed in ink: "'Baby Peggy'/Montgomery", 5x3. Signed in black ink on a card. Born Margaret Montgomery in 1918, the actress made Hollywood history when she made her first two-reel comedy at the age of 19 months under the name of "Baby Peggy". Hollywood's pioneer -- and youngest -- child star would appear in some 150 slapstick comedies and nine feature films, beginning with The Darling of New York in 1923. Later a seven-year-old headliner on the dying vaudeville circuit, Montgomery tried to make a comeback at the age of 21 as Peggy Montgomery (a name that was used by the popular Western star). She then left Hollywood to become a historian and author, writing books under the name Diana Serra Cary (Cary was the name of her second husband). Her books on early Hollywood include Hollywood Posse and Hollywood's Children, and she also published her autobiography, Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy? (1996). Cary describes her years as a child star as unhappy ones, and her parents squandered her substantial earnings. Fine condition.
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