December 19, 1959

A Maclean's leisure feature

Holiday weekend in London

Sweet and sour

SEVEN LITTLE-KNOWN CANADIAN LEGENDS

ARTICLES

Portrait of a superhighway

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A Maclean's leisure feature

Holiday weekend in London

The Tower of London — and other renowned landmarks — get short shrift in this spirited, nostalgicvisit by a Maclean’s editor to whom London was once home and is still a delight that “calls me back every now and then with an irresistible voice"
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Sweet and sour

SEVEN LITTLE-KNOWN CANADIAN LEGENDS

I notice that the lives of all great Canadians have been full of dramatic colorful incidents that pointed the way to the great future that lay ahead of these men. There are many Canadians, however, about whom could be told anecdotes just as heart-warming, yet who, for one reason or another, have remained unknown.
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ARTICLES

Portrait of a superhighway

It was one of the better ideas of a man named Hitler. Its adoption is changing our way of life. Among the most remarkable of these "rivers of wheels” is a year-round spectacle called Highway 400
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Parade

Parade

The milk box of human kindness
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Mailbag

“Mob hysteria" about football? What about hockey? How the north brings out the ham in us all Who's more dangerous—Lady Chatterley or Elsie?
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ARTICLES

The many, mighty Siftons

Proud and clannish for six generations — often arrogantly so — they’ve nevertheless done more to shape Canada than any other family
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ARTICLES

How to get on television

The news about television is crammed with fixes and payolas. But there are still old-fashioned and honest ways to get on TV and stay there. This tour of Canada’s casting offices indicates the things that count are talent, stubborn perseverance... and a bit of luck
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Maclean's Movies

Maclean's Movies

ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW: A corrupt ex-policeman (Ed Begley, centre) urgently functions as a restraining influence between a proud Negro (Harry Belafonte) and a rabid Negro-hater from the South (Robert Ryan) in this sombre and strong crime drama.
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PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

How you'll get inoculated without pain Next: the perfect conversationalist—a robot
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A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

When mother was a war worker

Remember Rosie the Riveter? She symbolized nearly a million Canadian women in turbans and form-fitting coveralls who helped to make the guns, ammunition, planes and jeeps of World War II. It was a hectic memorable time for all of them and it changed forever our attitudes about working women
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Editorial

Some ghost stories we could easily do without

IN THE DISCUSSION about television’s predetermined quiz contests, one suggestion put forward was drastic to the point of being subversive. It was that public speakers in general, and politicians in particular, forego the prepared text that someone else may have written, and give us their ideas in their own more or less spontaneous words.
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ARTICLES

The awful ups and downs of Terry Sawchuk

For the moody veteran who’s “the greatest goalie of all,” life on the ice and off is just one crisis after another
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BACKSTAGE

Backstage IN RELIGION

Are the “secret sayings of Jesus" really secret — or sayings of Christ at all?
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