FORTY-SEVEN years ago a McGill sophomore got fed up with mathematics. He decided to switch to classics. What he wanted was to follow in his father’s footsteps. His father was a country doctor in Knowlton, Brome County, Quebec. Kindly Dr. Johnston, for years Dean of Arts at McGill, intervened.By KENNETH R. WILSON7 min
REMBRANDT,” the Alexander Korda film starring Charles Laughton, is a distinguished, beautiful and scrupulously honest picture. Alexander Korda has given us, with great magnificence and detail, the background of a great man. And Charles Laughton, who knows more than most people about the feelings of an artist, has given us the great man himself.By ANN ROSS6 min
A WEEK or two ago, the jail at Fort Frances, Ontario, was empty for the first time since it was built. The Times of that town reported that such circumstances made it hard for the jailer and the warden because the one had to scrub his own floors and the other had to wash his own dishes.
THE TERM “Air Conditioning,” like charity, covers a multitude of sins. With some manufacturers of heating equipment, humidifiers, ventilating machinery and even electric fans making glib misuse of the words “air conditioning,” and also claims not always borne out by performance, it is essential that the buying public should obtain a clearer idea what air conditioning really is.By RICHARD A. FISHER (Architect)4 min
MOST CANADIANS who live within reach of a movie theatre have seen “It Happened One Night.” The picture, starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable, not only won the screen award for the best film of the year, but broke box office records all over this continent.
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