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NO, ANITA WASN'T IN THE PLUNGING CAR
Anita King's automobile making a
wild plunge off the end of a broken
bridge for a movie thriller. The ma
chine was raced down the road at
75 miles an hour. It sprang high
into the air and cleared a space, of
60 feet before it fell on a cushion of
brush prepared in advance.
The picture was made near Los
Angeles for a Lasky photoplay. The
press agent was in error in regard to
Miss King's presence in the car.
Anita wasn't in it She is too much
ofa star to risk her life foolishly.
Put,, someway, ox .oilier, - you think.
there is someone in the car.
a clever picture.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
June 26, 17669. Sir Wm. Johnson,
superintendent of Indian affairs for
American colonies, reported to his
superiors in England that unlicensed
French traders were operating in the
Mississippi valley, distributing pres
ents among the Indians and rousing
them to hopes of throwing off Brit
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