Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Lily Elsie – The Daily Telegraph – 11th June 1950

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 3rd July 1929

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Lily Elsie – The Bystander – Wednesday 3rd August 1921

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Lilie Elsie – The Bystander – Wednesday 17th July 1935

AN EVER YOUTHFUL PAIR _ LILIE ELSIE AND JOSEPH COYNE

 

In the galaxy of talent brought together by C. B. Cochran for the mammoth cabaret and ball at Grosvenor House, given in aid of the Actors’ Benevolent Fund, there was one incident which recalled the happiest of memories. This was when (see above) Joe Coyne greeted his waltzing partner, Lilie Elsie, for on June 8th, 1907, these two created the roles of Prince Danilo and Sonia in “The Merry Widow,” and so warmly were their efforts welcomed by the playgoing public that the run continued for 778 performances.

 

The Bystander – Wednesday 17th July 1935

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Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656A)

 

Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656 a)

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Lily Elsie – Pamela (J. Beagles 139 V)

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Gladys Carrington (Aristophot 4049/3)

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Lily Elsie – Mavourneen – The Tatler – Wednesday 1st December 1915

Another enthusiastically – welcomed return to the stage has been that of Miss Lily Elsie, who charmed us all for so long at Daly’s Theatre.

 

The Tatler – Wednesday 1st December 1915

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Emmie Wehlen – The Graphic – Saturday 10th April 1909

A CHARMING EASTER EGG-THE NEW “MERRY WIDOW”

 

Miss Emmie Wehlen is now taking the title role in the popular Daly’s piece, Miss Lily Elsie having had to retire to Biarritz to recruit. Miss Wehlen is German by birth, and as late as October last knew not a word of English, which now she speaks with the utmost fluency. Photograph by Dover Street Studios.

The Graphic – Saturday 10th April 1909

 

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Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656 O)

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