Tag Archive: filmmaking

Leslie Howard directing “Pimpernel” Smith

First Day on the New Film (Picture Post, February 8, 1941)

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 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