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From the Archives: Wally Beery, Veteran Film Actor, Dies

From the Archives: Wally Beery, Veteran Film Actor, Dies

Wallace Beery, the “lovable old rascal” of many a Hollywood film, is dead. He died Friday night at his home, 816 N. Alpine Drive, Beverly Hills.

The veteran actor succumbed to a heart condition. He had suffered from the ailment for several months and had been confined to his home for the past two weeks.

"Mr. Beery seemed fairly well Friday." said the nurse who attended him. "He was up and dressed and seemed in an optimistic and pleasant frame of mind.

Collapses Without Pain

"He ate a fairly large dinner and afterward was reading the papers and magazines. Then at 10 p.m. he collapsed.

"It happened so last. There was no...

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