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Ancora su “Out of a Blue Sky”

Alla fine, chi cerca trova: la traduzione italiana della commedia di Hans Chlumberg è saltata fuori: Si recita come si può, 5 quadri, pubblicata su “Il Dramma”, A. 5, n. 78 (1929): 4-21, nella… Continue reading

Leslie Howard and Adrian Brunel

Leslie had a first-class brain and, in spite of his inclination to roam, he had a great concentrative ability. Before he began to direct a scene, we would usually discuss its shape; he… Continue reading

Leslie Howard On and Off Screen, Cinema Museum, London, Sept. 27, 2012

LESLIE HOWARD ON AND OFF SCREEN Thu 27 Sep 2012 @ 19:30 The Cinema Museum 2 Dugard Way (off Renfrew Road) London SE11 4TH Tel.: +44 (0)20 7840 2200 Email: Join us for an… Continue reading

Leslie Howard talks about Hollywood and Elstree, 1935

“England has turned out some fine pictures in the last year or so, and will turn out more, I expect, but it can’t compete with Hollywood– not for a long time, and more… Continue reading

Out of a Blue Sky, 1930

Sono molto curiosa di sapere qualcosa di più a proposito di una commedia che Leslie Howard adattò e diresse nel 1930: Out of a Blue Sky, da Das Blaue von Himmel di Hans Chlumberg.  Ecco… Continue reading

The beginning… Biographical records, 1893

It’s a strange feeling. Almost everything is available now, on the Internet. And with time, we have started to think that we really EXIST when we leave a trace of our life somewhere… Continue reading

Signed: Leslie Howard

A tribute to Leslie, my source of inspiration

About Leslie Howard – From the New York Times, 1925

…Peter Graham, the lover, exacted from Leslie Howard the best work that I have seen him do. His social comedy was no more admirable than of old. But his more serious intervals were… Continue reading

Leslie Howard: My Public

…Thus the blow fell. Thus my public dwindled from one enthusiastic layman to one disengaged actor. But still a faint hope glimmered in my heart. Perhaps in spite of my visitor’s temporary financial… Continue reading

Leslie and Hamlet

Those of us who are acting in this production all agree that the most striking manifestation in connection with it is the way in which it is received by all ordinary members of… Continue reading