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Lillian Russell

lillian russell

Lillian Russell (1860 or 1861 – 1922), one of the most famous actresses of her time, appearing on stage and the big screen. Hers was the voice chosen, for publicity purposes, to be the first heard over long distance telephone.

 

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Original sepia photo.

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