The Sisters THE SISTERS” brings us another family of girls, and follows their marital adventures under the second Roosevelt (Theodore) administration. The film, avoiding the hearts-andflowers treatment suggested by the title, includes much of the life and politics of the period, along with the personal drama of the sisters, (Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Jane Bryan).By ANN ROSS7 min
Dictatorships Their Unemployment is Lower Because Men Are Drafted Into Armies and Labor Corps THE dictatorships boast that they have a shortage of labor while the democracies suffer the miseries of unemployment, but in the New York Times Magazine, a London writer, Geoffrey Crowther, shows that actually the democracies are better off economically.
I GOT this story direct from Matt Kennedy himself, and I have always remembered it. It was one of the few yarns I have ever heard over a camp fire that was really worth recording. Kennedy, fifty years old, hawk-faced and white-haired, was one of the most noted guides and hunters in New Brunswick.By PAUL ANNIXTER27 min
ONE OF our Ottawa undercover men re reports that there has been no end of talk back and forth in the offices of a certain Minister, arising from a recent bit of interdepartmental letter-writing in connection with an official purchase of grocery supplies.
WITH THE opening of the National Motor Show of Canada in the Automotive Building, Exhibition Park, Toronto, Saturday, November 26, the Automobile Year of 1939 will be well launched, and the open season of previews which began late in August will have ended.By WARREN B. HASTINGS20 min
In Fewer Words How' It Started— A Sultan at odds with his harem Thought of a way he could scare ’em; He caught a live mouse Which he freed in the house Thus starting the first harum-scarum. Port Arthur News-Chronicle. Opportunity KnocksTough jobs are opportunities to demonstrate that we are the ones fully capable of doing tough jobs and doing them right.
Wheatley isn’t worrying about bigtown competition — It’s learned how to keep its customers at home A FEW weeks ago this reporter travelled to a village in southwestern Ontario to track down rumors of an astonishing civic phenomenon. Where other villages of similar size in the same territory were waging losing battles against bankruptcy, this place, the rumors had it, was solvent, was paying off its debentures, had brought its $93,000 waterworks to a point where it was practically self-supporting.By FREDERICK EDWARDS17 min
TAKE out the sound!” It is an ominous command. The film is now to run without the reproduced voices of the actors who made it. Only their visual images remain; face-making caricatures, working the muscles of their mouths in heavy silence. What a curiously uncanny effect is there, when speech has been taken from a talkie and only photography is left.By MALCOLM MORLEY5 min
Bridges on Wheels TWO international bridges linking Canada and the United States have been opened in recent months-the Thousand Islands Bridge and that connecting Point Edward with Port Huron. Neither would have been built had it not been for the automobile.
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