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Top: Portrait of Sydney Howard in a pensive pose.
Upper Middle: An older photo of Sydney with his trademark lugubrious expression, this
glum face was a feature of the many characters he played on stage and on film.
It is possible this image was used in an advertising campaign for cigarettes
which he took part in.
Lower Middle: Sydney
Howard seen on holiday, in contrast to the small mill town of Yeadon where they
had both grown up, he and his wife Dora (nee White) enjoyed frequent luxurious
A favourite destination in winter was Juan-les-Pins on the
French Riviera, they travelled further afield to Egypt for instance where Sydney
was struck down by an ear complaint which meant a stay in hospital.
This was in
1935 when Sydney should have been in Yeadon to present George V Silver Jubilee
mugs which he had bought for the schoolchildren, his daughter Wendy deputised
is enjoying a meal during a break in filming.
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