Category Archive: 1928

A Comedy, Five Titles – 1927-1934

Murray Hill was produced for the first time on September 29, 1927 at the Bijou Theatre, New York. The play was published by Samuel French. The same play was produced for the first… Continue reading

One Get-Away (1928)

The Stage and Screen One Get-Away “Escape” is the story of a convict fleeing from an English prison. John Galsworthy wrote it; Winthrop Ames produced it and Leslie Howard acts the leading role.… Continue reading

Leslie described by Ray Henderson, 1928

Ray Henderson was a famous songwriter of the 1920s. And how can a songwriter describe a stage actor? Theatre Magazine published this uncommon portrait of Leslie Howard in May 1928. Leslie was living… Continue reading

A Story of Pim, 1928

When his son Ronald (Winkie) was a child, Leslie Howard had invented a series of bed-time stories for him. In her book, Leslie Ruth, the younger daughter, writes: “The two miscreants found time… Continue reading