★ Silver Screen Stars: Leslie Howard
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★ Silver Screen Stars: Leslie Howard

★ British actor and film director, Leslie Howard, was born on this day in 1893. One of the biggest box-office draws and matinee idols of the 1930s, his relatively short career was cut tragically short by his death in 1943, aged just 50. Born and raised in an upper-middle class household… Continue reading

★ Silver Screen Stars: Danielle Darrieux
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★ Silver Screen Stars: Danielle Darrieux

★ Today is the 98th birthday of beautiful French actress, Danielle Darrieux. Having appeared in over 110 films since 1931, her eight-decade career is amongst the longest in film history! I usually try to keep these Silver Screen Stars features quite short, but Darrieux’s had such… Continue reading