The Hotel Bellhop
The Little Newspaper Vendor
(as Peggy Jane)
"Jackie Coogan: The World's Boy King: A Biography of Hollywood's Legendary Child Star". Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003. ISBN 0810846500
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Diana Sera Carey | Diana Serra Cary | Dianna Serra Cary | Peggy Jane | Baby Peggy Montgomery | Peggy Montgomery
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I see it [her days in motion pictures] as all of a piece. It's kind of like putting a quilt together. Quilt-making is very good because everything becomes equally important and equally valid, and everything forms the core of yourself. So both the good and the bad - I always felt that was the hand life dealt, and I've tried to handle it as best I could. I don't have any rancor or any anger or ...
She reportedly made at least $2 million in her early career but her parents' bad management and free spending left her in poverty. This resulted in several nervous breakdowns in her young adulthood.