Tag Archive: Leslie Howard

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, a Radio Star (1932-1939)

I have added two articles to the archives, about Leslie Howard and his radio broadcasts. The first one is another article presenting Leslie Howard as a rule-breaker, an unconventional man and actor who gets rid of… Continue reading

Happy 120th Birthday, Leslie!

A Biography of Leslie Written in 1935

In 1935 the British magazine Film Pictorial published a Gift Supplement: The Life Story of Leslie Howard. The text was written by John K. Newnham, and was illustrated with many photos. I believe… Continue reading

Please, help the Leslie Howard Project on Kickstarter!

Only a couple of hours left, and the documentary project still need your help! I believe the filmmakers have made a wonderful job, and all Leslie Howard’s fans have been very supportive. Now… Continue reading

Leslie Howard: I suppose I break a lot of Hollywood rules (1936)

I found this article by William Anthony (I guess this is a pen name, but I could not find any information about him), published on the March 1936 issue of  Movie Classic, quite… Continue reading

Hollywood Is Make Believe, Romance Is a Part Of It Like Cameras and Lights, 1934

Another interesting interview with Leslie Howard, published on Modern Screen, October 1934. Leslie Howard talks about happy marriages and divorces, and explains his “Britishman’s” point of view; we can hardly imagine his wife’s… Continue reading

Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave A Damn

All Leslie Howard’s fans are probably aware of the great job Tom Hamilton has done and is still doing with his documentary. If you do not know about his work, you can find… Continue reading

Shattered Dreams – Leslie Howard in May 1943

A few days ago I added Hubert Cole’s article published on Picturegoer soon after Leslie’s death (Leslie Howard) to this site’s archives.  It is a touching memory of Leslie. I was particularly impressed… Continue reading

Leslie Howard: Good actors to be successful at forty ought to have brains (1939)

 Leslie Howard, what an adorable man, so human and so full of contradictions!  This article of 1939 (“Modern Screen”, May 1939) was published when he had already accepted– very unwillingly, I must say–… Continue reading