FIVE MINUTES MORE by Sybil Jason

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Sybil Jason enjoyed five years of fame as a child actress in the late 1930s, and at one time, was considered a serious rival to Shirley Temple. She appeared on radio, records, and a small role in the film, Barnacle Bill (1935). After a screen test at Warner Bros.’ London studio, she was signed to a contract. Her American film debut came as the lead in Little Big Shot (1935), directed by Michael Curtiz and co-starring Glenda Farrell, Robert Armstrong, and Edward Everett Horton.


She appeared with Kay Francis in I Found Stella Parish (1935), Al Jolson in The Singing Kid (1936), Pat O'Brien and Humphrey Bogart in The Great O'Malley (1937), and again with Kay Francis in Comet Over Broadway (1938). Warners also starred her in The Captain's Kid (1937), and four Vitaphone two-reelers filmed in Technicolor: Changing of the Guard, A Day at Santa Anita, Little Pioneer, and The Littlest Diplomat.


Her film career ended after playing two supporting roles at 20th Century Fox in The Little Princess (1939) and The Blue Bird (1940), both in support of Shirley Temple.

Chapters include:

 

Chapter 1: Explanation of contents of new book 

Chapter 2: CHILD STAR SYNDROME Why most ex-kid stars don't succeed as adults 

Chapter 3: THE SECOND TIME AROUND (I tried for a second career) 

Chapter 4: REALITY BITES (bad experience pursuing an adult career) 

Chapter 5: A POT POURRI OF TALENT (How and why I chose this new list of icons) 

Chapter 6: PETAH-PETAH-PETAH (Bette Davis) 

Chapter 7: THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME (Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Marion Davies, W. William

                Randolph Hearst, Carole Lombard) 

Chapter 8: ERIN GA BRAUGH (Pat O. Brien) 

Chapter 9: THE PLEASURE OF HER COMPANY (Kay Francis) 

Chapter 10: TALL, DARK & CHARMING (Cesar Romero) 

Chapter 11: BORN TO DANCE (Eleanor Powell) 

Chapter 12: WHEN SILENCE WAS TRULY GOLDEN 

Chapter 13: A TRUE GENIUS (Charlie Chaplin) 

Chapter 14: A DAREDEVIL COMEDIAN (Harold Lloyd) 

Chapter 15: I NEVER CALLED HIM FATTY (Minta Durfee Arbuckle) 

Chapter 16: THE KID (Jackie Coogan) 

Chapter 17: VAUDEVILLIANS SUPREME (MIKE & MEYER Joe Weber and Lew Fields) 

Chapter 18: DEM GUYS (J. Carrol Naish, Jack LaRue, Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, Joseph Sawyer)

Chapter 19: SECOND BANANA SCENE STEALERS (Edward Everett Horton and Allen Jenkins) Chapter 20:

                 BEFORE AND AFTER (Linda Darnell) 

Chapter 21: WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET (Joan Leslie) 

Chapter 22: HOW LUCKY CAN YOU GET (Ann Rutherford) 

Chapter 23: THE FACE IS FAMILIAR (Delmar Watson) 

Chapter 24: THE NAME IS JONES, D. JONES (Dickie Jones)

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