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Jerry Tucker Shatz Papers


Jerry Tucker Shatz Papers
Schatz, Jerry
Collection number:
LAB 99-48
39.00 linear feet
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Mass Media and Culture
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Jerome H. Schatz was a child actor of both film and radio during the 1930s and 1940s. Schatz, performing under the name Jerry Tucker, became the youngest actor ever placed under contract to Paramount studios. His most prominent role was as the spoiled rich kid in the Our Gang comedies. Schatz left show business to join the Navy and worked as engineer after World War II.

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