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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 27, 1913, Image 9

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BEING RUN OVER BY AN AUTO FOR A MOVIE
FILM IS THRILLING BUT IT HURTS
Eleanor Woodruff.
If you could see Eleanor Wood
ruff's black and blue spinal column
you'd know it!
But of course, nobody does see the
young lady's aforesaid column ex
cept the djoctor and nurse.
She cannot even see it herself.
However, she is quite sufficiently
aware that moving picture actresses
do not have to invent imaginary ca
lamities to get their names in the
papers.
Miss Woodruff was in "The Five
Frankfurters" last season. This sum
mer she is working for Pathe Freres.
In a picture play, being rehearsed
a few days ago, she had to throw
herself in front of an automobile,
driven by Jack Standing, who was to
stop it just as it reached her.
They tried it once and it worked
splendidly. Next time the brakes
failed and well, Standing just ran
over Miss Woodruff, -that was all.

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