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Title:
The Keystone kid : tales of early Hollywood
Author:
Watson, Coy, 1912-2009.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : Santa Monica Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
311 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781891661211
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN2287.W358 A3 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Coy Watson, Jr. made his motion picture debut in 1913 when he was nine months old. His appearances in Mack Sennett's popular Keystone Cop comedies earned him the nickname The Keystone Kid' and established him as Hollywood's first child star. In this memoir Watson shares his memories of the idyllic early days of Hollywood and of being raised as a member of 'The First Family of Hollywood'. Watson, his father and his siblings appeared in over 1,000 films, including many classics with the biggest names in the industry. Features hundreds of b/w photos throughout.'


Author Notes

Coy Watson Jr. made his motion picture debut in 1912 when he was nine months old. Before he could walk or talk, Watson had appeared in several of Mack Sennett's popular "Keystone Cop" comedies, thus becoming Hollywood's first child star and earning him the nickname, "The Keystone Kid."

(Bowker Author Biography)


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