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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 22, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 15',
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MABEL NORMAND, MOVIE STAR, "SIMPLY
DOTES" ON BOXERS
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Mabel Normand and Frankie Dolan.
Los Angeles, Cal. Mabel Nor
mand, vivacious comedienne with the
Keystone Moving Picture company, is
an ardent boxing fan, one of the
many women of the West who take a
deep interest in the events of fistiana
and its heroes.
A sportswoman through and
through, this plucky film star admits
she'd rather witness a cleancut spar
ring exhibition than hear Caruso
sing, for instance.
"Of course, I can't see many
bouts," Mabel explained, "but re
cently we had one of the cleverest
boxers in our studio here in the per
son of Frankie Dolan. I just doted
on him while he was in training. And
I certainly felt disappointed when
Frankie left the company's employ."
Dolan participated in many four
round amateur bouts here and in San
Francisco. When Charlie Chaplin
left the Keystone service he took
Dolan with him.
In addition to her interest in box
ing and boxers, Miss Normand is an
experienced horsewoman, loves auto
mobile racing and owns three cars,
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