The December 1935 issue of Luggage & Leather Goods, page 50 includes a feature on gold bags for evening. Beatrice Lillie endorses a new "Open Sesame" metal mesh bag, copied from a French original.
Beatrice Lillie was a comedic actress who made the theatrical debut in London in 1914. Her satirical wit propelled her 50 year career. She is especially known for her performances in the works of Noel Coward and for several songs written for her by Cole Porter. "She won a Tony Award in 1953 for her revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie and made her final stage appearance in High Spirits, the musical version of Coward's Blithe Spirit." Check Beatrice Lillie Filmography for more on her performances.
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Marvelous Party With Beatrice Lillie One reviewer calls her the "Funniest woman in the world!"
Unique Incomparable Bea Lillie Reviewer says "From the good old days..absolutely wonderful!"
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On Approval (1944) One reviewer says "It's also a rare cinematic opportunity to see Clive Brook and stage comedienne Beatrice Lillie in action. Sophisticated, irresistible fun."
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) See Beatrice Lillie as a villainous White Slaver!