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The Return of Baby Peggy -- The Last Silent Film Star

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

If there is anyone deserving of the title "National Treasure," its Diana Serra Cary. The almost 97 year old former actress is the last living silent film star. She is also an author of four well regarded works of film history.

A Hollywood Fairy Tale Gone Wrong: MoMA Screens Documentary on Last Silent Film Star

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York
Thomas Gladysz

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.

A Story of Resilience: Silent Film Star Baby Peggy Returns to Tell Her Story

Mary Hall | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mary Hall

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.

The Bookseller Who Became an Author and Who Once Had Been the Biggest Little film Star in the World

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

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.