Category Archive: Memories

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

Irene and Leslie Howard

When I found this article on “Film Weekly” of May 5, 1933, I was thrilled, partly because of the pictures, chiefly because, after reading so many articles written by people who did not… 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

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 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, 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

Leslie Howard and William Gargan

The scanty biographies of William Gargan hardly mention his fraternal friendship with Leslie Howard. Their friendship started during the long run of a very successful play, The Animal Kingdom. William Gargan played a… Continue reading

Violette dimenticata

E’ forse il destino di molte donne che incrociano la vita di uomini speciali, quello di essere dimenticate. E’ accaduto anche a Violette (Charlotte) Cunnington, nome d’arte Suzanne Clair. Nella biografia di Leslie… Continue reading