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Peggy Ann Garner

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  • Plain Beautiful: The Life of Peggy Ann Garner by Sandra Grabman (Boalsburg, PA: BearManor Media, 2005).

Referenced in:

  • Hollywood Players: The Forties by James Robert Parish and Lennard DeCarl (New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1976).
  • Hollywood Kids: Child Stars of the Silver Screen from 1903 to the Present by Thomas G. Aylesworth (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1987).

The Books/ Plays of her Films:

  • Memory of Love by Bessie Breuer (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1934).
    (Inspiration for IN NAME ONLY.)
  • "Abe Lincoln in Illinois, a play in three acts" by Robert E. Sherwood (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1939).
  • The Pied Piper by Nevil Shute (New York: W. Morrow & Company, 1941).
  • Jane Eyre: an autobiography by Charlotte Brontë (London: Smith, Elder, 1847).
  • The Keys of the Kingdom by A. J. Cronin (Boston: Little, Brown and company, 1941).
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (New York, London: Harper & brothers, 1943).
  • Junior Miss by Sally Benson (New York: Random House, 1941).
  • Home Sweet Homicide by Craig Rice (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1944).
  • Bob, son of Battle by Alfred Ollivant (New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1899).
    (Inspiration for THUNDER IN THE VALLEY.)
  • Daisy Kenyon by Elizabeth Janeway (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1945).
  • The Sign of the Ram by Margaret Ferguson.
  • Bomba, the Jungle Boy by Roy Rockwood.
  • "Mercadet: comédie en trois actes et en prose" by Honoré de Balzac (Paris: A la Librairie Théatrale, ancienne maison Marchant, 1851).
    (Inspiration for THE LOVABLE CHEAT.)
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.



  • "Ask the Globe."  The Boston Globe (18 July 1996): F6.


  • "Peggy Ann Garner, 53, dies; won an Oscar as a teen-ager."  The New York Times (19 Oct. 1984): B5.


  • Classic Images n.114 (Dec. 1984): C17, 63.
  • Cine-Revue 64.46 (15 Nov. 1984): 44.
  • Hollywood Reporter 284.8 (18 Oct. 1984): 12.
  • Cine-Revue 60.34 (21 Aug. 1980): 15.
  • Films and Filming 19.18 (Sept. 1973): 56.
  • Hollywood Reporter 222.14 (21 Jul. 1972): 8.
  • Screen Greats 1.2 (Summer 1970): 50.
  • Fulton, M.  Photoplay n.34 (Mar. 1949): 95.
  • Newsweek n.25 (19 Feb. 1945): 103.
  • Photoplay n.24 (May 1944): 57.

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