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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 03, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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SERIOUS WORK BEING FUNNY SOBER-MINDED
PERSONS SUCCEED AS MOVIE COMEDY STARS
Miss Louise Fazenda.
BY LOUISE FAZENDA .
There are few pictures nowadays
where actors and actresses do not
perform the perilous stunts shown on
the screen. There was a time, how
ever, when I first entered the motion
picture world, when dangerous com
edy work was done by dummies. But
mands the real thing now,, and con-"
sequently the humorous and the
tragic are always hand in -hand in
every comedy film.
Were it not for the precautions di
rectors take it is safe to say that
some player would be seriously hurt
in one out of every three comedies
this day has passed. The public de- I made. Mack Sennett is probably tha