Salute to Leslie Howard (1943)

Leslie Howard Memorial

Original caption: SALUTE TO LESLIE HOWARD. Lady Haggard (right), wife of Sir Godfrey Haggard, British Consul General, and Acting British Consul General Leonard Leach and Mrs. Leach headed a representative group from the British Consulate General’s office who paid their respects to the British star, given up as lost when his transport plane was shot down over the Bay of Biscay. The occasion was the American premiere of Howard’s “Spitfire,” released by RKO Radio, at the Rivoli Theatre, New York.

Source: Showmen’s Trade Review, June 19, 1943, p. 46