Grumpy old fart!!!

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

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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Wonders will never cease!

Wonders will never cease!

An advert from the programme from Special All-Star Matinee Friday, 9th June 1922 at Daly’s Theatre London, in aid of

“The Royal Association in aid of the Deaf and Dumb.”

Stars include Sir Gerald Du Maurier, Miss Gladys Cooper, and Sir Charles Hawtrey.

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Lily Elsie – The Truth Game – 1929

The Truth Game was revived at Daly’s Theatre, running from Tuesday 25th June 1929 for 22 performances.

The Era - 3rd July 1929

The Era – 3rd July 1929

 

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Gabrielle Ray (Rotary 3191 F)

Gabrielle Ray (Rotary 3191 F)

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Liberty Evening Wraps – The Merry Widow Programme – April 1908

Liberty Evening Wraps - The Merry Widow Programme - April 1908

The Merry Widow Programme – April 1908

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The Count of Luxembourg – Theatre Advert – Daly’s Theatre – 1911

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Lily Elsie – The Dollar Princess – The Play Pictorial – 1909

Lily Elsie - The Dollar Princess - The Play Pictorial - 1909

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The Merry Widow – Advertisement

The Merry Widow - Advertisement

Lily Elsie

May 23, 2013 Posted by | Deltiology, Lily Elsie, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lily Elsie – The Tatler – 1907

Lily Elsie

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