Leslie Howard and Olivia De Havilland. 20th Century Photographer.

Leslie Howard and Olivia De Havilland.

London: Selznick International, [Ca. 1930s]. Original B&W photograph issued as a postcard. 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Very Good+. Printed on verso: "Film Partners" Series, 85, Long Acre, London. Made in Great Britain.

Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 1893 - 1 June 1943) was an English actor and film maker. He also wrote many stories and articles for The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair and was one of the biggest box-office draws and movie idols of the 1930s. Active in both Britain and Hollywood, Howard is probably best remembered for playing Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939).

Dame Olivia Mary de Havilland DBE (July 1, 1916 - July 26, 2020) was a British-American actress. The major works of her cinematic career spanned from 1935 to 1988. She appeared in 49 feature films and was one of the leading actresses of her time. She was the last major surviving star from the Golden Age of Hollywood Cinema and the oldest living and earliest surviving Academy Award winner until her death in July 2020. Her younger sister was the actress Joan Fontaine.

Selznick International Pictures was a Hollywood motion picture studio created by David O. Selznick in 1935, and dissolved in 1943. In its short existence the independent studio produced two films that received the Academy Award for Best Picture--Gone with the Wind (1939) and Rebecca (1940)--and three that were nominated, A Star Is Born (1937), Since You Went Away (1944) and Spellbound (1945). Item #70-0018

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