Wrote a book called "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (But Don't Have Sex or Take the Car)", the first book written about the ordeals that child stars under the studio system went through.
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[Referring to Stymie of Our Gang and other Gang members] I liked him a great deal, he and his family. Pesonally I remember them best. His mother had us over, made ice cream in the back yard, and cooked dinner for us. Marvelous, lovely day we had; she had a big party one day at their home. I never knew any of the others socially. I was never at anyone's house, and I don't know if they were at ours...
He recalled that the much-publicized scene in Miss Annie Rooney
(1942) in which he kisses Shirley Temple
was extremely embarrassing for him, inasmuch as it was the first time he had ever kissed any girl; conversely, in her autobiography, Temple cheekily pointed out that it most certainly wasn't her first time, and that she breezed through the scene with her customary professional aplomb.