Beatrice Lillie

the funniest woman in the world
  • 296 Pages
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  • English
Robson , London
Lillie, Beatrice, -- Baroness
StatementBruce Laffey.
The Physical Object
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ISBN 100860516903

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Dubbed "the funniest woman in the world", comedienne Beatrice Lillie was born the daughter of a Canadian government official and grew up in Toronto. She sang in a family trio act with her mother, Lucy, and her piano-playing older sister, Muriel.

Times were hard and the ambitious mother eventually took the girls to England to test the waters. Beatrice Lillie, sophisticated-comedy star of British and American revues, perhaps the foremost theatrical comedienne of the 20th century.

Making her stage debut in London in as a sentimental-ballad singer, Lillie proved her comic genius in a series of revues produced by André Charlot during. Beatrice Lillie, Actress: Thoroughly Modern Millie. Dubbed "the funniest woman in the world", comedienne Beatrice Lillie was born the daughter of a Canadian government official and grew up in Toronto.

She sang in a family trio act with her mother, Lucy, and her piano-playing older sister, Muriel. Times were hard and the ambitious mother eventually took the girls to England to test Occupation: Actress, Soundtrack.

Beatrice Lillie. AKA Beatrice Gladys Lillie. Born: May Birthplace: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada Died: Jan Location of death: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England Cau. Father: John Lillie Mother: Lucie Shaw Sister: Muriel Husband: Sir Robert Peel, 5th Baronet (m.

Jan, separated, d. one son) Son: Sir Robert Peel, 6th Baronet (b Born: Hugh Martin & Timothy Gray / Starring Beatrice Lillie, Tammy Grimes, Edward Woodward With Louise Troy: Hugh Martin & Timothy Gray / Starring Beatrice Lillie, Tammy Grimes, Edward Woodward With Louise Troy - High Spirits (Original Broadway Cast) ‎ (LP, Gat) ABC-Paramount: ABCS-OC US: Sell This Version.

Beatrice Gladys Lillie was born in Toronto on Her father, John Lillie, a native of Northern Ireland, had served with the British Army in India before he married Lucie Shaw, an.

Lillie Mae (Maschmeier) Lillie, 84, Loup City, Nebraska, died on Sunday, Novemat Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. She was born on Januat Ellis, Nebraska.

She was a graduate of Beatrice High School.

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She taught rural school near Cortland and Valparaiso, Nebraska. She worked for Western Electric in Lincoln. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Beatrice Lillie song and dance routine from tv YouTube Maurice Chevalier & Sophie Tucker Remember It Well.

Editorial Reviews. The second filming of Frederick Lonsdale's delightful comedy of manners, this On Approval is especially noteworthy for one of the rare screen appearances of the gifted comedienne, Beatrice Lillie. Lillie was ill-used on the screen, a medium which couldn't capture her manic, pixie-ish brand of comedy.

Beatrice Lillie. Bea Lillie was a comic actress. She was born as Beatrice Gladys Lillie in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Following her marriage in to Sir Robert Peel, she was known in private life as Lady Peel.

She began performing in Toronto and other Ontario towns as part of a family trio with her mother and older sister, Muriel. Performer: Beatrice Lillie Writer: Leslie Julian Jones; Geoffrey Wright; Nicholas Phipps; Chas.

Prentice; Mariott Edgar; Herman Hupfeld; Harry Parr Davies; Barbara Gordon; Basil Thomas; Douglas Byng Comedienne With Orchestra. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer these records.

They are mil truncated eliptical, mil truncated conical. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laffey, Bruce. Beatrice Lillie. New York, N.Y.: Wynwood Press, ©   Beatrice Lillie married a peer and became Lady Peel, thus the "every other inch" title.

She was a corker. She wasn't rude, but she was irreverent. Like so many creative people who performed for years and years, she was talented and hard-working, Books by Beatrice Lillie/5(3).

London: Robson Books, Edition/Format: Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Lillie, Beatrice, -- Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography. Comedians -- Great Britain -- Biography.

View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. John Phillip Huck, 66, the companion and guardian of comic actress Beatrice Lillie for many years. He died one day after the actress’ death, his sister said. Exit Smiling is perhaps the only film that ever fully utilized the comic genius of the incomparable Beatrice Lillie.

The star is cast as the wardrobe lady of a touring theatrical company. She is introduced to the audience via subtitle as "Violet, the drudge of the troupe Who also plays parts like 'Nothing' in Much Ado About Nothing."Though bogged down in a treacly plot concerning.

Prokofiev* / Saint-Saëns*: Beatrice Lillie with London Symphony Orchestra* conducted by Skitch Henderson - Peter And The Wolf / Carnival Of The Animals ‎ (LP, Mono) Decca, Decca LXTALXTA   In Beatrice Lillie published a book about her life titled “Every Other Inch a Lady”, and she recounted the anecdote: 7.

We were playing in Set to Music at the Shubert Theatre when, one afternoon, I set off to keep an appointment to have. Before that, she was the best thing in a generally disappointing Golden Jubilee edition of the Ziegfeld Follies (), a superbly eccentric aunt in Auntie Mame in London (), as well as being her anarchic self in Late Evening With Beatrice Lillie at the Edinburgh Festival.

Anita L. (Lillie) Johnson, 69 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Friday, Octo at the Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice. She was born on October 3, in Beatrice to Harlan and.

This is Bea Lillie in her last Broadway show, completely stopping the show cold with her bunny slipper dance in "Talking to You". Listen to the response and how she handles it, setting it off again.

An Evening with Beatrice Lillie came into the Booth on Oct. 2, and was an instant hit. (My book "Opening Night on Broadway" — long out-of-print, alas — includes a comparative summary of. Beatrice Lillie Actress; Beatrice Lillie Book by Bruce Laffey; An Evening With Beatrice Lillie Theater production; Wiki Authority Control Authority control is a method of creating and maintaining index terms for bibliographical material in a library catalogue.

MLA Format. Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Beatrice Lillie in the stage production High Spirits" The New York Public Library Digital Collections Contains two itineraries for Beatrice Lillie, one for Greece and one for Hawaii, a date book belonging to Georgina M.

Huck, and a schedule for the tour of Oklahoma in which John Philip Huck performed. Beatrice Lillie Summary Photographs show actress Beatrice Lillie and nephew Grant Tyler standing beside a piano at which actress Helen Hayes is seated and Beatrice Lillie performing in a maid's uniform.

Contributor Names Brooks, Charlotte,photographer. It has brought back Beatrice Lillie. The book Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray have drawn from Noel Coward's effervescent “Blithe Spirit” builds cheerfully and smartly after an attenuated start.

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found: English Wikipedia website, viewed May 1, (Beatrice Gladys "Bea" Lillie ( Jan. 20, ) was an actress and comedic performer. Following her marriage to Sir Robert Peel in England, she was known in private life as Lady Peel; Birth name: Beatrice Gladys Lillie; Born:Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Died: Jan.

20, (aged 94) Henley. Beatrice Gladys "Bea" Lillie ( – Janu ) was an actress and comedic performer. She played Mrs. Meers in Thoroughly Modern to that, she also played Maria in On Approval (). Lillie was born in Toronto, died from Alzheimer's disease in Oxfordshire, England.

References.Beatrice Gladys Lillie (29 May – 20 January ), known as Bea Lillie, was a Canadian-born British actress, singer and comedic performer.

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She began to perform as a child with her mother and sister. She made her West End debut in and soon gained notice in revues and light comedies, becoming known for her parodies of old-fashioned, flowery performing styles ."Beatrice Lillie in a scene from the original Broadway production of Noël Coward's "Set To Music."" New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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