Category Archive: Leslie’s Writings

A Letter About Gone With the Wind (1940)

  (Picture Show and Film Pictorial, July 27, 1940) You can read the transcription here.

Shooting a Picture Under the Bombs (1942)

When they were filming 49th Parallel Leslie Howard went to his home a few hundred yards away from the studio for a few hours sleep. This is what happened then, described by Leslie… Continue reading

Leslie Howard goes to America (1920)

During the Summer of 1920, while he was playing in Samuel Shipman’s and John B. Hymer’s East Is West at the Lyric Theatre in London, Leslie Howard was offered a role in a new… Continue reading

Leslie Howard describes A.A. Milne (1922)

Leslie Howard met A.A. Milne during the rehearsals of Mr. Pim Passes By, in 1919.  Leslie played the juvenile role in the play, with Dion Boucicalt and Irene Vanbrugh. This is another remarkable… 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

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 sul New Yorker, 1925-1927

Nel 1925 e nel 1927 Leslie Howard pubblicò alcuni brevissimi racconti sul New Yorker. Il tema era, ovviamente, la sua vita di attore. Sono racconti molto divertenti, pieni di uno humour allo stesso tempo… Continue reading