Wikipedia Revert War: Wallace Beery vs. Ted Healy, Round 7

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Wrapping up our third week (well, I did warn you that this would be long and tedious) of looking at the “Wallace Beery beat Ted Healy to death” yarn here’s where we stand:

Our friend DoctorJoeE has been at work on the Wallace Beery entry and  I have to applaud Doc. This is how Wikipedia is supposed to work:

Wikipedia on Wallace Beery

Wikipedia on Wallace Beery

Let’s make the rounds of the other entries to see if the story has been restored:

Albert Broccoli’s entry remains unchanged.
The “Good Old Soak” entry remains unchanged.
Eddie Mannix’s entry remains unchanged.
Howard Strickling’s entry remains unchanged.
Thelma Todd’s entry remains unchanged.
The Trocadero entry remains unchanged.

That leaves the Ted Healy entry, and we find Doc has been at work here too:

Wikipedia on Ted Healy

Wikipedia on Ted Healy

Wikipedia on Ted Healy

Wikipedia on Ted Healy

Wikipedia on Ted Healy

And finally, let’s look at DoctorJoeE’s talk page. This is one reason I stopped contributing to Wikipedia years ago. Life is too short.

Wikipedia DoctorJoeE talk

Wikipedia, DoctorJoeE talk

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2 Responses to Wikipedia Revert War: Wallace Beery vs. Ted Healy, Round 7

  1. Zabadu says:

    Yeah – I tried, Larry.

    Like

  2. I’m now terrified to look at Wikipedia’s version of Jean Harlow’s death.

    Like

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