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Harold Lloyd?
Not the best selection for
a railroad spokesperson, we'd say...

During the silent film era, many marquee actors did their own stunts. Helen Holmes (Hazards of Helen), for instance, spent a lot of time in the hospital as a result.

The greatest leading man / stunt person of the times undoubtedly was Harold Lloyd, whose comic genious extended to some very precarious situations - without a net.

Thus, we are a bit bemused by SP-RI's choice of him as a spokesperson. You would think that potential patrons would find it a bit unsettling to associate the train with a daredevil whose stock in trade was hanging from window ledges several stories up.