Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room is the title of documentary premiering September 5 at MOMA in New York. This fascinating and ultimately heartbreaking work tells the story of a childhood spent working like an adult.
Today, in her early 90s, "Baby Peggy" is back in the movies in the film Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room, a documentary about her early career in film and the million dollar fortune she made and lost.
For more years than I care to admit, I had worked as a bookseller in the San Francisco Bay Area. And during my tenure as an events coordinator, I had the chance to meet a couple of acclaimed authors who had also once worked as a bookseller.