Pearl White
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"Pearl Fay White" was an American stage and film actress. White began her career on the stage at the age of six, and later moved on to silent films appearing in a number of popular serial film/serials.

Dubbed the "Queen of the serials", White was noted for doing the majority of her own stunts in several film serials, most notably in The Perils of Pauline (1914 serial)/The Perils of Pauline.

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I struck on the top of my head, displacing several vertebrae. The pain was terrible. For two years I simply lived with osteopaths, and to this day I have some pretty bad times with my back.

All the home I know is a hotel. Why, I don't even have a dog... I don't know the first thing about cooking or taking care of a house.

Why should I have my picture taken when I can get paid for it?

The thing you've got to watch for is going broke when you're old. Look at all the people that go down and out at the finish. The man who built my country place is blind now and penniless. That's terrible!

It is born to every Western girl to like outdoor life and to do all kinds of wild, daring things.

But you know, work that interests us and that we thoroughly enjoy, is never drudgery.

Oh, if people only knew how this business has grown.

I got a sweet little telephone call from my director to the general effect that we can't fall behind in our schedule... I had to go-and leave behind me all the pleasures of a snow-white bed, and candy and flowers, and the other lovely things that make illness a positive privilege.

There is no acting in a serial. You simply race through the reels.

People who've been around Bobby for a while view him as normal, ... Not many could overcome what he has, but Bobby has and can walk. He just does it differently.

Determination is what separates him from others. It's hard to deny him.

I was in at nose tackle, ... Their quarterback was trying to run the ball wide. Their center grabbed onto me and tried to bury me, but I broke free and ran down the line and caught the quarterback before he got to the line of scrimmage.