Which is more dangerous to life or limb – Acting or Football? –
Hollywood beauty icon Bebe Daniels considers football a cream-puff when compared to life in the movies. Not counting illnesses, due to exposure, here is a chart of Bebe’s enforced lay-offs due to injuries in the line of duty as an actress. Ms Daniels has had enough broken legs, arms, concussions, dislocations and pulled tendons to last a whole football squad for an entire season.
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Originally published in Photoplay – 1926
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