(1929) Stage: "She's My Baby (1928). Musical comedy/farce. Material by Bert Kalmar
and Harry Ruby
. Music by Richard Rodgers
. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
. Special Augmented Orchestra under the direction of Gene Salzer. Choreographed by Mary Read. Directed by Edward Royce. Globe Theatre: 3 Jan...
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Bea Lillie | Beatrice Lilly
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Beatrice Lillie was having her hair coiffed at Elizabeth Arden when the wife of the founder of the Armour meat-packing company entered, noticed her, and complained loudly that she didn't realize there would be chorus girls present or she would not have come. Soon thereafter, as Lillie was leaving and saying goodbye to the manageress in the waiting room...
Bea married Robert Peel in 1920, the extravagant heir of Lord Peel. When her father-in-law died in the mid-20s, she and Robert became Lord and Lady Peel. When husband Robert died of peritonitis in 1934, he left behind huge debts which forced Bea to continue working non-stop for years to come.
String of pearls and a long cigarette holder