Category Archive: Theatre

Leslie Howard at the Museum of the City of New York

If you are interested in Leslie Howard’s appearances on the Broadway stages, you will be certainly thrilled, as I was, when doing a simple “Leslie Howard” search in The Museum of the City of New… Continue reading

The Play Pictorial no. 198, 1918 – The Title

I have been searching for this issue of  The Play Pictorial for years, and now I have got it. So rare, so beautiful! The whole magazine is about Arnold Bennett’s play The Title, produced… Continue reading

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 Howard in Outward Bound (1924)

After many months of research I have eventually found a series of photos of the stage version of Outward Bound, which opened at the Ritz Theatre on January 7, 1924. Leslie Howard played… Continue reading

Leslie Howard in 1922-23: The Lady Cristilinda

I have eventually added another small piece of documentation to my reconstruction of Leslie Howard’s stage career. December 25, 1922 – Broadhurst Theatre, New York: The Lady Cristilinda by Mockton Hoffe This is… Continue reading

Images from the 1929 edition of Candle-light

Candle-light a comedy in three acts by Siegfried Geyer adapted by P.G. Wodehouse Gilbert Miller producer and director September 30, 1929 Empire Theatre, Broadway Cast of Characters Prince Rudolf Haseldorf-Schlobitten Reginald Owen Josef,… Continue reading

Images of The Wren, Broadway (1921)

After a long search, I was able to buy the 1922 edition of Booth Tarkington’s play, The Wren. It is an old, original Samuel French edition, with some beautiful plates with the scene… Continue reading

Mr. Howard represents British standards: An Article of 1921

This article, published on Billboard in 1921, one year after Leslie Howard moved to America (not three years, as the author says incorrectly), is a clear example of how quickly the young English… Continue reading

Leslie Howard’s Hamlet Praised

LESLIE HOWARD’S “HAMLET” PRAISED the Lewiston Daily Sun – November 17, 1936 After talking of “Hamlet” for two or three seasons, says Brooks Atkinson, noted dramatic critic, in the New York Times, Leslie… Continue reading