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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 23, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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BREAKING INT6 THE MOVIES
Beverly
BY BEVERLY BAYNE
My experience in breaking into, mo
tion pictures was a commonplace'
sort of happening.- There really isn't
much f oi me to write about it. 1 had
no heart-breaking interviews with
managers nor loog. waits for some-'
thing to turn up.
I attended school in- ChJcago,-n6t:
a-great distance from-the Essanay?
Bayne.
Studio. It was as familiar to me as
the corner drug store or the butcher
shop.
One day I went with a party of
friends to visit the Essariay plant and
right then my opportunity came. One
-of the directors asked me if I would
ake part in a short scene. He said
.he thought I possessed a, "camera
face" -t

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