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TV stars attend professional school
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Hollywood Professional School, located at 5400 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, was a private school for working children in the entertainment business which ran from 1935-1984. It offered classes only in the mornings so that students could work in the afternoons. Just a few of the many notable alumni include, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Betty Grable, Andy Williams, Melanie Griffith and Val Kilmer.
Photograph caption dated June 16, 1959 reads "Cubby O'Brien and Bob Wagner, stars of the Lawrence Welk Show, are shown with Maurice Mann, president of Hollywood Professional Academic Day School. Both boys are outstanding students and popular with the student body of the junior high school division of the school. Young Wagner is a June graduate."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
O'Brien, Carl
Hollywood Professional School--Presidents
Men--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
School administrators--California--Los Angeles
Middle school students--California--Los Angeles
Child actors--California--Los Angeles
Television actors and actresses--United States
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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