Fb2 Anything But Merry!: The Life and Times of Lily Elsie ePub
by David Slattery-Christy
|Category:||Arts and Literature|
|Subcategory:||Memoris and Biographies|
|Publisher:||AuthorHouse UK (December 18, 2007)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1867 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1173 kb|
|Digital formats:||mobi txt azw doc|
He tells Lily's story clearly and dispassionately. He has added mini-biographies about the most significant people in her life, notes about the theatres she played and a list of the shows she appeared in, but unfortunately no index.
He tells Lily's story clearly and dispassionately. His book is an important contribution to our understanding of Edwardes and the Gaiety Girls, one of the most glittering periods of London's theatre history. Richard Anthony Baker - The Stage.
Anything But Merry! book. See a Problem? We’d love your help. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Anything But Merry!: The Life and Times of Lily Elsie. by. David Slattery-Christy.
Anything But Merry!: The Life and Times of Lily Elsie. Elsie's rise to fame as Sonia in Lehar's The Merry Widow in 1907, produced by Edwardes at Daly's Theatre, was achieved in spite of her lack of confidence and overwhelming stage fright that would leave her sick with nervous exhaustion and cause the press to accuse her of being "a part time actress" when she missed performances. Her image would endorse everything from toothpaste to face creams; the costumes and hats she wore for The Merry Widow were emulated everywhere.
The book includes the previously published biography 'Anything But Merry!' and also the screenplay 'The Last .
The book includes the previously published biography 'Anything But Merry!' and also the screenplay 'The Last Edwardian Star' adapted from the book. New foreword and added images. Edwardian Beauty - Lily Elsie & The Merry Widow. August 19 at 2:30 AM ·. Thank you for a lovely write up, Raymond Langford-Jones.
The Life and Times of Lily Elsie. by David Slattery-Christy. From her childhood days in the music halls of Salford and her rise to fame as the child singing star "Little Elsie" (hailed by press and public as "the infant Patti," after the world famous opera star Adelina Patti) to her arrival in London as a young woman.
Everyone agrees that Lily Elsie has the most kissable mouth in all England. Slattery-Christy, David. Anything But Merry!: The Life and Times of Lily Elsie, Authorhouse (2008). Strangely enough, the women of the land were among her most devoted admirers.
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Slattery-Christy, David. Anything But Merry!: The Life and Times of Lily Elsie, Authorhouse (2008) ISBN 1-4343-6812-2. Listing and description of Lily Elsie's shows. Excerpts from the memoirs of Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon. 1904 interview of Lily Elsie. s photos of Elsie and image of her. Photos of Elsie, arranged by show. Photo of Elsie dressed as a man. With a foreword by Sonia Berry.