"DROWNING IS PLEASANT!" THAT'S WHAT
THIS LITTLE PICTURE PLAYER THINKS
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BY ESTHER HOFFMAN.
Ruth Hennessy is very well known
among movie fans, despite the fact
that she has only been with the Es
sanay Motion Picture Co. one year.
In that time she has shown an in
clination to "try anything once."
Not long ago Ruth took the lead
ing, part in a bathing picture,, and be
ing an expert swimmer was asked to
swim way out into the lake. When a
movie actress is asked politely to do
a thing it means she must do it. Far
beyond the life line a young girl who
couldn't swim grabbed her arm and
pushed her under the water Miss
Hennessy was unable to get her
breath for some time and finally woke
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