Life as flash: as was the fate of the most photographed girls of the early XX centuryPictolic
For each epoch characterized by their idols. If you look at the retro-shots of the early XX century, we can see that they are often glimpsed the image of one and the same beauties — actress and singer Lily Elsie. She often made breaks in his profession, went through a bad marriage, but that didn't stop her from becoming the most photographed girl of the Edwardian era.
Lily Elsie popular actress at the turn of XIX—XX centuries.
Hats became a part of the image of Lily Elsie.
Lily Elsie in the role of the Merry widow.
The real glory to the already matured, the girl comes after performing the role in London's operetta "the Merry widow" by Franz Lehar in 1907. A runaway success made Lily Elsie, the most photographed lady of the Edwardian era. Postcards with her picture were sold in Europe with incredible speed.
Pictures of Lily Elsie was almost every British soldier in the war.
In 1911, Lily Elsie married John Ian Balloch, the son of a textile magnate. Soon Lily starts to get sick often and stops playing in the performances. In 1916, she returned to the stage, and it is again waiting for a runaway success. But after that takeoff actress again throws the theater. She's recovering with her husband in the village where he lives for 10 years. Marriage does not bring Lily Elsie I wish you happiness. The absence of children only exacerbates the misunderstanding between the spouses. In 1930, they divorced.
Brilliant, but shy Lily Elsie.
Lily Elsie — a girl with cards.
Lily Elsie is a British actress and singer.