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Please Don't Shoot My Dog The Autobiography of Jackie Cooper
Please Don't Shoot My Dog The Autobiography of Jackie Cooper Author:Jackie Cooper with Dick Kleiner Jackie Cooper spares no one, not even himself, in this astonishingly outspoken account of his multifaceted career. As a child actor and later as a teenager he was exploited and manipulated by everyone he knew. By the age of twenty he had survived Hollywood's most demanding pressures. He had known Hollywood's worst deceits and experienced its gre... more »atest temptations without ever having been allowed to make a decision concerning his own life.
His eventual successes as an entertainer during World War II, as an actor on Broadway, and later as a TV director, producer, and studio executive are evidence of his extraordinary resiliency-a quality not shared by many of Hollywood's child stars. This is the story of an education, of a continuing process of maturing.« less