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Hey Pretty Lady: Lily Elsie

Miss Lily Elsie (1886 - 1962). On the stage Elsie seemed mysteriously beautiful with her perfect Grecian profile, enormous blue eyes, and hauntingly sad smile. Tall, cool, and lily-like, she moved with lyrical gestures in a slow-motion grace.

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Lily Elsie. Edwardian elegance. Early 1900’s. Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era (1901-1910). Admired for her beauty and charm on stage, Elsie became one of the most photographed women of Edwardian times.

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Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of the operetta The Merry Widow.

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Lily Elsie, the most photographed woman of Edwardian times... "Everyone agrees that Lily Elsie has the most kissable mouth in all England... she possesses the Cupid's bow outline with the ends curving upward delicately, all ready for smiles.... Strangely enough, the women of the land were among her most devoted admirers." - Lily Elsie Recalls her Renunciation", Atlanta Constitution, 21 November 1915

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Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

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