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Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows
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TitleAcross Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows
AbstractPhotos and biographical article about Jack Oakie (~1904-1978), a movie comedian born in Sedalia, Missouri, as Lewis Offield. Description of his life and career, selling newspapers during high school in Kansas City before moving to New York as a theater actor around 1920 before moving to Hollywood in 1927 and going on to appear in 85 movies with top stars mostly before World War II.
AuthorBob Priddy
DateJanuary-February//1981
SourceMissouri Life
Locationq977.8 M6793
Volume8
Number6
Page53, 55-58
Local SubjectOakie, Jack
Actors
Motion Pictures
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID115991
CONTENTdm number17110
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