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Howard, Leslie 1893-1943

Overview
Works: 476 works in 1,317 publications in 8 languages and 18,180 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Motion pictures  War films  Epic films  Historical films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Instrumentalist, Producer, Editor, Other, Speaker, Costume designer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
140 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 6,735 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 )
92 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,053 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 )
115 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,412 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 )
84 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,092 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 )
32 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rundown diner bakes in the Arizona heat. Inside, fugitive killer Duke Mantee sweats out a manhunt, holding disillusioned writer Alan Squier, young waitress Gabby Maple, and a handful of others hostage
49th parallel by Michael Powell ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 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 George Cukor ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 479 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 2010 in 5 languages and held by 441 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 )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 422 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 )
36 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1940 when Britain stood against the Nazi's, R.J. Mitchell, the British engineer, developed the plane that changed air warfare and gave the Allies the advantage they needed
The free soul by Clarence Brown ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 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 )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and held by 109 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
Stand in by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 84 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 72 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 )
5 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood divas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home town story: "As a journalist at the Herald, Blake Washburn (Lynn), takes on big business as an enemy of the people, blaming corporations for his political defeat. When tragedy strikes, Washburn must re-examine his views" ... Of human bondage: "An illiterate waitress begins a whirlwind love affair with an artistic and sensitive medical student. But when the waitress can't seem to stay faithful, the student must decide whether to continue investing in her or focus on himself and his ambitions"--Container
Pimpernel Smith by Leslie Howard ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 63 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
The scarlet pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
included in Old Time Radio Novels
It's love I'm after ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 49 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 47 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
 
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Howard, Leslie
Stainer, Leslie Howard 1893-1943
Steiner, Leslie
Steiner , Leslie Howard
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