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Leslie Howard in Devotion – A Page From “Picture Show”

My collection of old magazines is growing. I have just bought a copy of Picture Show, March 5, 1932. There is a beautiful page with pictures of Leslie Howard and Ann Harding in… Continue reading

An Interview of 1934

This is an article about Leslie Howard published on March 1934 issue of Photoplay, a popular fan magazine. The story of Leslie’s lucky coin have several slightly different versions in the many interviews… Continue reading

Leslie Howard and some “urban legends”

I am always surprised when I realize how easily silly legends become popular on the Internet, even on “credited” sites. The first time I read about Leslie starting his acting career as a… Continue reading

Leslie Howard Forever – My Photoblog

Many of the images you see on this blog come from my photoblog Leslie Howard Forever. When I started it, I could not imagine how many people are madly in love with him.… Continue reading

Leslie Howard: A Castaway for BBC Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs is a very popular programme of BBC Radio. Since 1942, a very long list of castaways have presented their musical choices, answering the question: ” if you were to be cast… Continue reading

Murray Hill by Leslie Howard – A 1927 Review

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, September 30, 1927 Maids of “Murray Hill” Leslie Howard Appears at the Bijou in a Play by Himself Which Has Its Good Points, But Too Few of Them. By… Continue reading

Romeo by Leslie Howard

ROMEO by Leslie Howard That every actress should want to play Juliet is as understandable as that every actor should want to play Hamlet. Both are rich in the elements that make great… Continue reading

Leslie is always in our hearts – and a few words from Berkeley Square

Well, Leslie is the star of the month on TCM. I’m always happy when somebody remembers what an extraordinary man Leslie Howard was. I know, I am partial to him, but I’m really… Continue reading

Leslie Howard: That Old Feeling

Uno dei miei film preferiti è Stand-In. E’ un film delizioso, divertente e ironico, che scherza proprio sul cinema e su certi suoi “vizietti”. E’ un film del 1937, ma in fondo il… Continue reading

Leslie, Bogart e Bacall

All I had known of films was Bette Davis and Leslie Howard. (I was in love with him – alas, never to meet him). Così inizia l’autobiografia di Lauren Bacall, By Myself. Una… Continue reading