People: Oct. 18, 1982

Just nine days after the cab she was riding in was hit broadside by a van, Mary Martin, 68, with a plucky smile and the help of a walker, left San Francisco General Hospital. Though her longtime friend Actress Janet Gaynor remains in stable condition from the accident, Martin was adamant that the show go on—in this case, Over Easy, the PBS-TV program for older Americans that she co-hosts with Jim Hartz. With her two broken ribs and fractured pelvis on a slow mend, she taped her first postaccident show (which began airing last...

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