WorldCat Identities

Howard, Leslie 1893-1943

Overview
Works: 297 works in 1,215 publications in 10 languages and 19,230 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Love stories  Gangster films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Author, Producer, Other, Film editor, Costume designer, Speaker, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Leslie Howard
 
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Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

202 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

118 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in English and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

127 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress
The Scarlet pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

98 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the novel by Baroness Orczy in which a dashing dandy of the English court tries to defend innocent aristocrats from the violence of the French revolution
The petrified forest by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

34 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown diner bakes in the Arizona heat. Inside, a fugitive killer sweats out a manhunt, holding hostages
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right
Intermezzo : a love story by Gregory Ratoff( Visual )

20 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captivated by a beautiful and talented young pianist, a renowned violinist leaves his family and pursues his true passion in this famous love story that introduced Ingrid Bergman to American audiences for the first time
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Spitfire( Visual )

43 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Spitfire, the plane that saved Britain from the Nazis. Based on the life of R.J. Mitchell, the British engineer who developed the powerful air fighting machine
The free soul( Visual )

5 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of Gable's romantic bad guy roles, with Norma Shearer as the lovestruck socialite on the receiving end of his roughhouse charms and Lionel Barrymore as her father, a boozing lawyer
The animal kingdom by Edward H Griffith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A staid publisher faces a change-in-life crisis as he leaves his free spirited lover to marry a girl with more traditional values, only to find he has abandoned his own happiness
Pimpernel Smith by Leslie Howard( Visual )

21 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updating his role from the 1934 film, Howard plays the part of a seemingly absent-minded Cambridge archaeology professor who secretly rescues intellectuals and humanitarian opponents from the clutches of the Nazis
Stand in by Tony Garnett( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in English and German and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a New York bank sends stuffy, bookish Atterbury Dodd to Hollywood to take over the reins of floundering Colossal Studios, the film community eyes the newcomer with thinly-veined amusement. Colliding with Hollywood eccentrics, Dodd uncovers a conspiracy to scuttle the studio and he enlists an unlikely pair of allies who unite to save Colossal Studios
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Murray hill; a comedy in three acts by Leslie Howard( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's love I'm after( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy involving "an engaged movie star couple who have called off their wedding 11 times due to some backstage bickering. When fan Olivia de Havilland declares her love for Howard (even though she is set to wed handsome Patric Knowles), all of the characters discover how difficult--and hilarious--love can be."--Movies Unlimited
Smilin' through( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathleen is a high-spirited young woman whose passionate nature entangles her in a blood feud--and makes her a kind of hostage to history's most savage war. Kathleen was raised by her embittered uncle, John Carteret, whose bride was murdered at the alter by a jilted, jealous suitor. John's whole life has been spent mourning her, and Kathleen is his only joy. But she falls in love with Kenneth Wayne, the murderer's son. She knows nothing of his ancestry until John forbids their love, which is made even more urgent by Kenneth's imminent departure for battle as a soldier in the first World War
Hollywood divas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara set against the American Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gone with the Wind
Alternative Names
Howard, Leslie

Lesli Hauard

Leslie Howard acteur britannique

Leslie Howard aktor brytyjski

Leslie Howard attore britannico

Leslie Howard brit színész, rendező

Leslie Howard britischer Schauspieler

Leslie Howard Brits acteur

Leslie Howard brytyjski aktor

Stainer, Leslie Howard 1893-1943

Steiner, Leslie

Steiner , Leslie Howard

Λέσλι Χάουαρντ

Лесли Говард

Лесли Хауард

Леслі Говард

לסלי האווארד

لسلی هاوارد (بازیگر)

ლესლი ჰოვარდი

레슬리 하워드

レスリー・ハワード

萊斯利·霍華德

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PygmalionThe Scarlet pimpernelThe petrified forestSpitfireGone with the wind