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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1912, Image 11

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Fran cine Larjrimgre, for 'other
girls have ,.succee'dedoa the stage
at an early age also. But there
is probably not: another actress
on the American stage who has
played in as many languages as
has Miss Larrimore. , '
She -speaks five languages flu
ently and has appeared In plays
written in each in this country
and Europe. With th&'saine ar
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with which she cabtivates her au
dience as Elsie Darlmg4 in "Over
IfoghJ:,' she has, won' success in
pacts' played in French, Russian,
German and Yiddish.
Her parents wej-e theatrical
folk, her father being a French
man and her mother Russian.
She was born in Russia, "but
doesn't care to claim the country
as her native land and was
carted about Europe from one
country t6 another in her early
years, becoming quite cosmopoli
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