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FORSAKES COLLEGE TO PLAY IN FILS
Miss Ollie Kirby.
Los Angeles. It's a far cry from
founding a college of learning to act
ing in the movies. But here's the
She's little Ollie Kirby, now n star
of the Western Kalem company,
whose grandfather, George Ott,
founded Bryn Mawr college.
"Perhaps there is something in
having artistic, literary relatives,"
agrees Miss Kirby, when she admits
that Edgar Allen Poe is a cousin.
"Anyway, I took to pictures like ai
squirrel takes to the tall timbers at
the approach of a big dog."
Born in Philadelphia, educated in,
Bryn Mawr and scheduled to be an
interpretative dancer, Miss Kirby just
happened on her present profession
when she came with her people to live
Most women who are called
"angels" are the painted kind.