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November 11, 2009 | 12:00 pm

Nov. 11, 1948, Hedda Hopper 

Nov. 11, 1948: Edgar “Slow Burn” Kennedy dies of throat cancer at the Motion Picture Country Hospital. “He had been ill quite a long time and suffered untold agonies,” Hedda Hopper says.