Partner Ramon Novarro

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Herbert Howe wwwdowntownexpresscomde138starstdgifHerbert Riley Howe (September 28, 1893 - October 19, 1959) was a popular Hollywood news writer in the 1920s.

Howe was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on September 28, 1893, the son of Solomon B. Howe (1862–1937) and Carrie Riley (1869–1949). During WWI he was a Sergeant of the Tank Corps.

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.

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

Howe died of pneumonia in Los Angeles on October 23, 1959.


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