Tag Archive: Leslie Howard

Hubert Cole’s suggestion to Leslie Howard in 1941

The article I publish today is rather strange. It appeared on Picturegoer of February 8, 1941, while Leslie Howard was directing Pimpernel Smith. The interviewer, Hubert Cole, tries to persuade Leslie to go… Continue reading

Somebody tried to explain Leslie Howard in 1933

I enjoy very much those articles and interviews about Leslie which were published on fan magazines during the Thirties. They always present–with slight variations–the same picture of him: a quiet and reserved man,… Continue reading

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

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

An Interview of 1932

Leslie Howard Tells What He Thinks of Acting, Writing and the Movies Acting Is the Chief Thing Leslie Howard Doesn’t Care About Doing By JANET WHITE HE IS “the eminently successful British actor”… Continue reading

Leslie Howard talks about films, stories and co-stars, 1933

1933 was a very important year in Leslie Howard’s career. He had already made several films– Berkeley Square among them, one of his big successes– and was one of the most sought-after among… 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: “Cinema”, 1938

The article I have copied down here is absolutely unique: it remains an isolated voice, totally outside the box, breaking the deafening silence that surrounded Leslie Howard in Italy during the Thirties. I… 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