List of the best Leslie Howard movies: Pygmalion(1938), The Petrified Forest(1936), The Scarlet Pimpernel(1935), Of Human Bondage(1934), Spitfire(1942), Stand-In(1937), Intermezzo(1939), Outward Bound(1930), Berkeley Square(1933), The Gentle Sex(1943), Never the Twain Shall Meet(1931), Pimpernel Smith(1941) ... ...
A phonetics and diction expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society.
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.
Sir Percy Blakeney, The Scarlet Pimpernel
A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine.
A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.
Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.
A New York bank plans to sell a Hollywood studio at a big loss. But the head accountant is suspicious and goes to investigate. He finds chicanery, romance, and help to save the studio.
A violinist's piano accompanist retires. He hears his daughter's piano teacher/Ingrid Bergman play and asks her to play on his next int'l tour. They fall in love.
Later remade as "Between Two Worlds."
A young American man comes to believe that he can will himself back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meet his ancestors, who lived in the house he has just inherited.
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This film tells the stories of seven 'gentle' British girls who decide to "do their bit" and help out during World War II.
A San Francisco importer (Leslie Howard) inherits custody of a Polynesian beauty (Conchita Montenegro).
Mystery & Thriller
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A British archaeology professor (Leslie Howard) smuggles refugees past a Gestapo chief (Francis Sullivan) near the Swiss border.
Captain Fred Allison
Two World War I soldiers (Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) land in a German prison camp run by one's friend (Paul Lukas) from Oxford.
Based on a play by Philip Barry, this sophisticated comedy is about a man trying to justify his love for both his wife and his mistress.
After her businessman father moves her family from Kansas City to New York, a woman falls in love with an engaged man.
It's 1917. In Russia, the Communist revolution is in full swing. Stephen 'Steve' Locke is a British agent in Russia. The main task of Steve is to prevent the Bolsheviks, led by Joseph ... See full summary »
The poor, downtrodden (beautiful, of course) "dutiful" daughter in a London society family falls for a barrister, disguises herself, and takes a job as governess to his son. Adapted from ... See full summary »
Romance, History, Drama
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Mystery & Thriller
Philip Armstrong Scott
A World War II U-boat crew are stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral U.S.
Dwight Winthrop, Jan's Fiancee
An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.