Herbert Howe

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For the American astronomer, see Herbert Alonzo Howe.

Herbert Howe (1893–1959) was a popular Hollywood news writer in the 1920s.

Early life[edit]

Howe was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in September 1893.

Career[edit]

Howe was one of the most popular Hollywood news writers of his day during the 1920s and 30s, writing for early film fan magazine Photoplay.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Closeted in keeping with the times, Howe was a lover of Ramon Novarro,[2] for whom he worked as a publicist/press agent, and a friend of adventure traveller and travel writer, Richard Halliburton.[citation needed]

Death[edit]

Howe died of pneumonia in Los Angeles on October 23, 1959.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellenberger, Allan R. (1999). Ramon Novarro. McFarland. p. 4. ISBN 978-0-7864-0099-7. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 
  2. ^ Slide, Anthony (2002). Silent Players. University Press of Kentucky. pp. x. ISBN 978-0-8131-2249-6. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 
  3. ^ IMDB bio
  4. ^ Gay City News, Closeted Romances. (5) No. 2, January 12, 2006