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Skiing accidents

The January 12 1948 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained two articles on notable people who had just broken a leg in skiing accidents. Conveniently, the articles were placed together:

Unfortunately for him, a much worse fate than a broken leg eventually awaited Faisal II, the last king of Iraq. In 1958, he was assassinated, along with the Crown Prince of Iraq and its Prime Minister, as part of a coup d’état. The leaders of this coup were themselves overthrown in 1963 by the Ba’ath Party.

Pierre Jalbert (1925-2014) went on to become a film editor and then to appear as the bilingual character Caje in the TV series Combat!, which ran from 1961 to 1967. After the series ended, he went back to film editing, including work on The Godfather.

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