Studio one-- Hound-dog man / novel: Fred Gipson ; adaptation: Mel Goldberg. 1953.
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John Cooper Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA on Sept. 15, 1921; one of Hollywood's most popular child stars (1930s), he appeared in films such as The champ (1931), The bowery (1933), and Treasure Island (1934); in the 1940s he started a successful television career as actor, producer, director, and executive and served as vice president in charge of TV program production, Columbia Pictures (1964-69); the winner of two Emmys, Cooper's numerous television credits include, The people's choice, The w...
Journalist and author of Western and children's literature. From the description of Papers, 1920-1973. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494214 Texas novelist and journalist Fred Gipson is best known for his novel, Old Yeller, which was pronounced a classic almost immediately after its publication in 1956. Old Yeller, Savage Sam, and Hound Dog Man (as "Return of the Texan") were all produced as films, worki...
Born Felix Joachimson in Germany in 1902, Jackson was a music critic and writer in 1920's Berlin, when he met Kurt Weill. They collaborated on an opera entitled Na und?, now lost, and became fast friends. Jackson moved to the United States in the late 1930's and pursued a successful career in films (most notably as the screenwriter for Destry rides again). In the 1970's he wrote an unpublished biography of Kurt Weill. He died in 1992. From the description of An oral history interview...