Leslie Henson

Leslie Henson

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An original typed letter (dated 12th November 1948) on his own headed paper, clearly signed at the conclusion in ink by Leslie Henson.


One of a wonderful collection of over 50 celebrity letters all obtained during the late 1940s to early 1950s by a Mr Douglas Squires. He was involved in editing a School / University Film & Theatre Entertainment magazine during this period and wrote to celebrities looking for a contribution of autographs and signed photographs for the magazine. Many of the letters are gracious and detailed replies with many references to helping his project and mentions of their careers at that point in time. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.


20x12cm Sized Letter.


Good. View Image. Minor smudge to signature.


About Leslie Henson

Leslie Henson

LESLIE HENSON d1957. English comedian, actor, producer for films and theatre and film director. He initially worked in silent films and Edwardian Musical Comedy and became a popular music hall comedian who enjoyed a long stage career. He was famous for his bulging eyes, malleable face and raspy voice. He helped to form ENSA during WW2. He died in Middlesex aged 66 in 1957.


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