Laurence Olivier dedicates a London Hospital bed to actor Leslie Howard

Made:
24 May 1944

Planet News Ltd. photograph Titles '"Leslie Howard" bed dedicated at the London Hospital'. Caption on back reads: A bed in the London Hospital, Whitechapel, was dedicated to the memory of Leslie Howard, the film actor who lost his life when the plane in which he was travelling from Lisbon to Britain was shot down in the Bay of Biscay. The dedication was made by Laurence Olivier, a great friend of Leslie Howard. Photo shows: After dedicating the Leslie Howard bed Laurence Olivier talks with the first occupant, Mrs. Gladys Telleferson, whose husband is in the Norwegian Army.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30372
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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