Ivy St. Helier

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Ivy Janet Aitchison (1886, Saint Helier, Jersey – 1971, London, England) better known as Ivy St. Helier was a British stage actress, composer and lyricist.

Stage[edit]

On the stage, St. Helier played Manon la Crevette in the original production of Noël Coward's operetta Bitter Sweet (1929), a role she reprised in the 1933 film version. She also starred in Coward's revue Words and Music As a lyricist, she wrote additional songs for The Street Singer, and for The Blue Train, the London musical by Reginald Arkell, Dion Titheradge and Robert Stolz.

Film[edit]

She made five films, including Laurence Olivier's Henry V (1944) and London Belongs to Me (1948).

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