The Man Who Gave a Damn

Regent Street Theatre, London December 17, 2015 – 19:30 Compelling documentary on the life of a great, forgotten star of the 1930’s. For those who only know Leslie Howard as Ashley Wilkes in… Continue reading

Romeo and Juliet: a 1936 edition with designs by Oliver Messel

In 1936,  B.T. Batsford Ltd of London published a limited edition of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with designs by Oliver Messels. The book soon became a collector’s item,  especially valuable because it contains… Continue reading

The Mystery of Flight 777 – Fundraising Campaign

It was 1943, the middle of World War 2, and while it might seem unlikely that passenger planes would fly over countries who were at war with each other – a limited number… Continue reading

Master of Understatement (1935)

Master of Understatement A Hollywood Observer Finds Leslie Howard a Far Cry From the Old-Time “Scenery-Chewer” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, November 19, 1935 Hollywood, Nov. 19 — Understatement is a virtue practiced by few… Continue reading

June 1st – In Memory of Leslie Howard

Leslie Howard at the Museum of the City of New York

If you are interested in Leslie Howard’s appearances on the Broadway stages, you will be certainly thrilled, as I was, when doing a simple “Leslie Howard” search in The Museum of the City of New… Continue reading

Is Dying for Love a Thing of the Past? (1936)

Is Dying for Love a Thing of the Past? Is the tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” possible to-day? Read the interesting and varied opinions of the artistes cast in this picture by Gladys… Continue reading

Leslie Howard and Merle Oberon in “A Minuet” (1935)

On February 14, 1935, Leslie Howard and Merle Oberon played a short play in rhyme, “A Minuet” by Louis N. Parker, included in The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour radio show, commonly known as The Rudy… Continue reading

April 3, Leslie’s Birthday

A new massive update to celebrate Leslie’s Birthday: Pages and Photos from Magazines Many other pages will be added in future!

The First of the Few – The Tatler, December 24, 1941

“The First of the Few” A Film Tribute to Mr. R. J. Mitchell, the Man Who Designed the Spitfire, Which is Now in Course of Production at Denham With the Two Leslie Howard… Continue reading