Appeared in "Brother Rat" on Broadway.
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Jack Coogan | John L. Coogan
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Mr. Chaplin took me to a Barnum and Bailey circus right after we finished 'The Kid.' I never saw him much after that. I stopped at his studio once when I was 21. When I mentioned I'd never seen 'The Kid,' he shut down the picture he was shooting, took me to lunch, and then to a projection room where he played the organ to accompany the picture. I never had seen the picture. I'd gone to the ...
Coogan enlisted in the Army in March 1941. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he requested a transfer to the US Army Air Force as a glider pilot because of his civilian flying experience. After graduating from glider school, he was made a flight officer and volunteered for hazardous duty with the 1st Air Commando Group. In December 1943 the unit was sent to India, where he flew British troops and ...