Diana Serra Cary’s Bibliography

Always a bright child, Peggy aspired to be a writer much to the annoyance of her father who wanted her to stick to pictures. After a very successful career managing the Santa Barbara Mission’s gift store, Diana pursued a freelance writing career and eventually found a niche that would certainly make her father proud: as a Hollywood historian. Click the titles to purchase via Amazon.com.  You can also see Diana’s Goodreads Page.


Diana Serra Cary Bibliography

The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History, Diana Serra Cary, University of Oklahoma Press, 1975, Reprinted 1996, (ISBN 0-8061-2835-6). Click here to purchase.


Hollywood’s Children: An Inside Account of the Child Star Era, Diana Serra Cary, Southern Methodist University Press, 1979, Reprinted 1997. Click here to purchase! Note: Foreword by Kevin Brownlow. Basis for the 1982 documentary ‘Hollywood’s Children’


Jackie Coogan: The World’s Boy King: A Biography of Hollywood’s Legendary Child Star, Diana Serra Cary, Scarecrow Press, Reprinted 2003. Click here to purchase!


What Ever Happened to Baby Peggy: The Autobiography of Hollywood’s Pioneer Child Star, Diana Serra Cary, St. Martins Press, 1996. Reprinted 2009. Click here to purchase!