Exclusive Interview with Claude Jarman Jr. Part Five: The Sun Comes Up – AND Special Autographed Book Offer

Claude Jarman Jr. Child Star of The Yearling
Talks about his film The Sun Comes Up (1949)
AND offers Autographed Copies of His Book
“My Life and the Final Days of Hollywood” for Purchase

In our 5th interview with Charles Jarman Jr, he talks about starring in the family drama The Sun Comes Up (1949), opposite Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan and Lassie! The story was written by Marjorie Killings Rawlings, author of The Yearling (the film in which Claude made his debut at age 12 in 1946).

Claude also talks about his book My Life and the Final Days of Hollywood AND offers fans a chance to purchase an autographed copy of the book directly from him! So, if you have a classic movie fan on your holiday gift list — you may want to take Claude up on his his very special and heartfelt offer!

My Life and the Final Days of Hollywood by Claude Jarman Jr


As Claude explains in the video, to order your autographed copy, just email Claude at thefinaldaysofhollywood@gmail.com. He will send you ordering and payment information. In a nutshell, each book is $15.00 and will cost around $5.00 to mail – no sales tax.  Claude will send you a form that you can complete and email back with whatever personalization you’d like. Pretty simple and low tech. 🙂

So, without any further adieu, here is the clip in which Claude shares some fond memories of his days in Hollywood filming The Sun Comes Up.


A Big Thank You to Claude for his time and sharing his wonderful stories — and for making these autographed books available for fans!

If you’d like to watch our other classic movie interviews with Claude Jarman Jr. — about The Yearling, High Barbaree and more — click here.

Stay tuned for more from Claude Jarman Jr. over the next few months, including more videos and some guest articles.

Thanks so much for watching and reading. Hope you enjoyed!


–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

About Claude Jarman Jr.: Claude Jarman Jr. was discovered in a fifth grade class room in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1945 by film director Clarence Brown, taken to Hollywood where he starred with Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman in THE YEARLING. After receiving an Academy Award for his performance he went on to appear in ten additional films including John Ford’s RIO GRANDE with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara and also William Faulkner’s story of racial strife in INTRUDER IN THE DUST.

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