OUR FAVORITE character this month is the Montreal commercial photographer who wears one of those fancy wrist watches with a built-in alarm. It isn’t just swank either. His job keeps him driving from place to place around the city all day and on arrival at each new call he sets his wrist alarm for twentyfive minutes.
THROUGHOUT its history Canada has had to face up to the high cost of being a nation. To remain a nation we have done things that are economic lunacy. We’ve built railroads across empty wastes of rock and bush. Through tariffs we have forced ourselves to pay a dollar and a half for manufactured articles that our neighbors would like to sell us for a dollar.
MISTER ROBERTS: Hollywood has done a dandy job on the famed Thomas Heggen comedy-drama about some bored American sailors in the backwaters of the Pacific during World War II. The locker-room lustiness of the novel and the stage production has been toned down a bit, as you might expect, and one or two comic highlights are weakened by overemphasis, but on the whole this is a vastly enjoyable show.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
He’s flamboyant and headstrong, makes acrobats of his actors, abhors the ordinary, and some of his errors (say his critics) have been lulus. But Tyrone Guthrie is the real star of Stratford’s Shakespearean Festival. That’s why he’s decided it's time to leaveBy BARBARA MOON16 min
Can Bill Horsey rule the grocery world? So far, in the fight for Canada’s billion-and-a-half-dollar grocery bill, his Dominion Stores are second and growing fast. And his strange circus ways are so successful that even his biggest rivals are stealing his stuffBy EARLE BEATTIE23 min
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