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REEL HEROINES HEROINES IN REAL LIFE
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Los Angeles, Cal., July 22. Has
your favorite photoplayer star ever
been a real hero or heroine?
There are scores of heroic acts
done by screen favorites "which the
camera never records and the publid
L never dreams of.
Reason? Because these are per
formed "out of the picture," and
among the movie folk themselves.
All heroes will tell that it takes
more real courage to do a brave deed
in the quiet humdrum of everyday
life than to do it to the tune of music
and shouting and the surety of pub
Here are three stars who have?
done heroic deeds "off stage."
Blanche Sweet, one of the mosfi
dainty film stars, was working in
a picture recently at the Lasky ranch
in the Hollywood foothills, near here.
Another girl, writer of the play, left
the actors to look for a good loca
tion. She did not return. Miss Sweet
insisted on going to look for her.
About dark a rescuing party found
both girls at the bottom of a gulch,
where the scenario writer had been
thrown by her horse.
Mae Marsh, the "little sister" of
heroine, Last summer at Long BeactkJ
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