Film '72

Season 8 Episode 7

Film 79 Child Stars Special

Aired Monday 11:50 PM Apr 15, 1979 on BBC

Episode Recap

In this special looking at Child Stars, Barry Norman discusses the ethics of making children into movie stars and of using them in films intended only for adults.

Child stars featured include Mary Pickford, Our Gang; Baby Leroy, Mickey Rooney, Shirley Temple, Judy Garland, Deanna Durbin, Bobby Breen, Freddie Bartholomew, Jean Simmons, Hayley Mills, Tatum O'Neal and David Hemmings.