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Life With Jack Oakie

Anecdotes (Five Star First Edition Woman"s Fiction Series)

by Victoria Horne Oakie

  • 164 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Five Star (ME) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oakie, Victoria Horne,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • General,
  • 1903-,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Oakie, Jack,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9448826M
    ISBN 100786234172
    ISBN 109780786234172
    OCLC/WorldCa46909097

    The Jack Oakie College: Jack Oakie progressed from Wall Street to vaudeville to Hollywood where he picked up the title of "World's Oldest Freshmen" for the series of college comedies he appeared in. RJ Reynolds hired him as their radio voice in for the program . The parents of American actor Jack Oakie had hopes that their son would enter the business world, but a spell as telephone clerk in a brokerage house convinced Oakie to look elsewhere for a career. After appearing at an amateur show staged by Wall Street executives for the Cardiac Society, Oakie was encouraged by the show's director to give.

    Biography of Jack Oakie (excerpt) Jack Oakie (Born Lewis Delaney Offield on Novem – Janu ) was an American actor, starring mostly in films, but also working on stage, radio and television. Early life Oakie was born as Lewis Delaney Offield in Sedalia, Missouri. Talkies proved a boon to Oakie, who was signed by Paramount in and played wisecracking collegiates in several early musicals (notably "Sweetie," , with Helen Kane). Jack Oakie seemed to turn up in every other film in the s and 40s, usually as the best pal of the leading man (though he himself was the romantic lead in the brilliant.

    Early life. Jack Oakie was born as Lewis Delaney Offield in Sedalia, Missouri at w 7th Street. His father was a grain dealer and his mother a psychology teacher. When he was five years old the Offield family moved to Muskogee, Oklahoma, the source of his "Oakie" nickname. His adopted first name, Jack, was the name of the first character he played on stage. Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.


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Fast read on a the funny man. Missouri native Jack Oakie tells his story through a bunch of short stories of his own about his early life and years in the golden age of Hollywood.

The book is every bit as entertaining as the man was to watch on film.5/5(2). Life With Jack Oakie: Anecdotes (Five Star First Edition Woman's Fiction Series) Hardcover – October 1, by Victoria Horne Oakie (Author) › Visit Amazon's Victoria Horne Oakie Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: Victoria Horne Oakie. Life with Jack Oakie: anecdotes. [Victoria Horne Oakie] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Horne Oakie.

Find more information about: ISBN:. Early life. Jack Oakie was born in Sedalia, Missouri, at h St. His father, James Madison Offield (–), was a grain dealer, and his mother, Evelyn Offield (nee Jump) (–), was a psychology he was 5, the Offield family moved to Muskogee, Oklahoma, the source of his "Oakie" nickname.

His adopted first name, Jack, was the name of the. Jack's widow, Victoria Horne wrote a book called When the Line Is Straight: Jack Oakie's Comedy and Motion Pictures in Oakie did not enjoy working with Spencer Tracy in Looking for Trouble () because Tracy had the habit of mumbling his lines for a natural effect.

Originally designed in the late 's for Barbara Stanwyck by famous African American architect Paul Williams, Oakridge was the home of Mr. and Mrs.

Jack Oakie for more than fifty years. In this volume, Victoria Oakie reveals the history of that house (now on the California Register of Historic Places #), its famous inhabitants, and the Reviews: 1. The parents of American actor Jack Oakie had hopes that their son would enter the business world, but a spell as telephone clerk in a brokerage house convinced Oakie to look elsewhere for a career.

After appearing at an amateur show staged by Wall Street executives for the Cardiac Society, Oakie was encouraged by the show's director to give acting his full attention. Jack Oakie full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films.

She Wrote The Book Jerry Marlowe On Stage Everybody Michael Sullivan Jack Oakie, Actor: The Great Dictator. "America's Joyboy," beefy, plump-faced comedian Jack Oakie, was one of the funniest top and second banana jokesters of stage, radio and especially film's "Golden Age." He would accomplish so much despite the fact that he was "functionally deaf" throughout his career and performed primarily with the aid of lip reading or vibrations.

Her last book, “Life With Jack Oakie,” was published in And within the past year, Oakie had donated her Northridge estate to USC, whose School of Cinema-Television will establish the. The parents of American actor Jack Oakie had hopes that their son would enter the business world, but a spell as telephone clerk in a brokerage house convinced Oakie to look elsewhere for a career.

After appearing at an amateur show staged by Wall Street executives for the Cardiac Society, Oakie was encouraged by the show's director to give acting.

The parents of American actor Jack Oakie had hopes that their son would enter the business world, but a spell as telephone clerk in a brokerage house convinced Oakie to look elsewhere for a career.

Actors: Jack Oakie, Sidney Fox, Aline MacMahon; Directors: Russell Mack; You see the life and happenings of several players and executives, and you see the growth of the league. Got a fright with the Cosmos goalie posing for scud books to earn extra cash before the big investment and then Pele arrived, so if you're watching in polite Reviews:   In another of her books, “Life With Jack Oakie,” Victoria Oakie explained why she and her husband never moved from the Valley to Palm Springs, like other Hollywood figures did in the s.

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Read more. Got Questions. Do you have a question about God, Jesus, the Bible, or theology. Bible Questions Answered. The Bible has answers. Read more. Special Offer – Life and Bible Series. Jack Oakie was born on Novem in Sedalia, Missouri, USA as Lewis Delaney Offield.

He was an actor, known for The Great Dictator (), Call of the Wild () and Million Dollar Legs (). He was married to Victoria Horne and Venita Varden.

He died. I would have to give you the title of a book Mrs. Oakie wrote called When the Line Is Straight: Jack Oakie’s Comedy and Motion Pictures.

This book is from   Jack's widow, Victoria Horne wrote a book called When the Line Is Straight: Jack Oakie's Comedy and Motion Pictures in 11 It's been often stated that Jack and Charles Chaplin never spoke after filming The Great Dictator () because Chaplin was upset that Oakie stole the picture away from him, receiving an Oscar nomination.

Directed by Allan Dwan. With Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie, Charlotte Greenwood, Arleen Whelan. Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff.

Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs.

Jack Oakie's double takes by Oakie, Jack, Publication date Topics. Books on Jack Oakie: compiled and edited by Victoria Horne Oakie "Dear Jack", Hollywood birthday reminiscences to Jack Portland, Or., Books with substantial mentioning of Jack Oakie: Ronald L.

Smith Who's Who in Comedy, Comedians, Comics and Clowns From Vaudeville to Today's Stand-ups New York, Oxford,   — Jack Oakie. Photo: Collegiate (). With Ned Sparks and Lynne Overman.

“He wasn’t hep to me. I covered his face with my hands and got by with every trick in the book.” — Jack Oakie. Source: James Bacon () Photo: The Great Dictator (). With Charles Chaplin. “The female, when it tries, is much more deadly than the male.Find films and movies featuring Jack Oakie on AllMovie.