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Lily Elsie – A Chinese Honeymoon – The Play Pictorial – 1904

Some scans from a copy of The Play Pictorial of Lily Elsie in the role of Princess Soo Soo at the Old ‘Royal’ Strand Theatre,

Lily Elsie (Misch & Co. 4019 – 5)

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Olive Thomas

 

Olive Thomas (20th October 1894 – 10th September 1920) was an American silent film actress and model.

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The Quaker Girl – Theatre Royal, Barnstaple – 17 & 18 Aug 1920

 

The Quaker Girl – New Theatre Royal, Kings Lynn – 1914

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Winifred Hare – The Silver Slipper – The Tatler – 3rd July 1901

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Cicely Stuckey – The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News – Saturday 26th June 1909

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Cicely Stuckey – The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News – Saturday 8th July 1911

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Cicely Stuckey – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – 6th August 1910

Cicely Stuckey

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 17th January 1912

 With the Smiling Aid of Miss Lily Elsie: Captain Ian Bullough Drinking the Health of the Foxhounds from the Loving-Cup Presented to him by Members of the Hunt.

Mrs. Ian Bullough (Miss Lily Elsie), Captain Ian Bullough, and the Huntsman.

MISS LILY ELSIE IN A NEW ROLE: MRS. IAN BULLOUGH AND HER HUSBAND AT A MEET OF THE MUSKERRY FOXHOUNDS.

The photographs illustrate a meet of the Muskerry Foxhounds, at Oakgrove, co. Cork, the residence of the Master, Captain Ian Bullough. It will be recalled that Captain Bullough married Miss Lily Elsie, the well-known musical- comedy star, of “Merry Widow” and other fame, in November of last year. He is a son of the late John Bullough, of Meggernie Castle, Glen Lyon, Perthshire, and the Isle of Rhum, Argyll. Mrs. Bullough’s maiden name was Elsie Cotton. She is a daughter of the late Charles William Cotton, theatrical manager.

The Sketch – Wednesday 17th January 1912

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Lily Elsie – The Tatler – 27th November 1912

 

Lily Elsie (J. Beagles 179 M)

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 19th June 1912

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