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Evelyn Laye – The Shop Girl – 1920

 

Evelyn Laye CBE (née Elsie Evelyn Lay; 10th July 1900 – 17th February 1996) was an English actress who was active on the London light opera stage, and later in New York and Hollywood. Her first husband, actor Sonnie Hale, left her for Jessie Matthews, earning much public sympathy for Laye. Her second husband was actor Frank Lawton, with whom she often appeared in stage productions.
Evelyn Laye – The Tatler – Wednesday 28th April 1920
The Shop Girl – Gaiety Theatre, March 1920

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The Girl from Cooks – 1927

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Lily Elsie (Rotary 4160 C)

Lily Elsie (Rotary 4160 C)

Elsie played the part of “Lally” opposite Adrienne Augarde playing “The Princess” in “The New Aladdin” which opened at The Gaiety Theatre on 29th September 1906. The part of “Lally” was later played by Gertie Millar

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