July 20, 1957

How Roy Dobson pushed us into the jet age 1213

How Roy Dobson pushed us into the jet age

He was broke, his borrowed factory was dubbed Dobson’s Folly and Ottawa called him crazy. But in spite of ourselves, he gave us jet leadership, and built himself an industrial empire into the bargain
The designing woman of Stratford 1617

The designing woman of Stratford

For Five seasons Tanya Moiseiwitsch has been dazzling audiences and critics with breath-taking costumes she creates for the Shakespearean festival. The only thing that bothers her is explaining how she does it
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Parade

Parade

Where Virtue has its limits
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Mailbag

Mailbag

How Elgin Armstrong beats the (harness) races 2021

How Elgin Armstrong beats the (harness) races

Harness racing, in which the horses trot or pace around the track hauling buggies called sulkies, has traditionally been regarded as the poor relation of running races, in which the horses gallop under jockeys. But by far the most successful race-horse owner in Canada, an earthy former farm boy named Elgin Armstrong, has gained his position with a stable of harness horses.
The Search for Strangler Sweeney 2425

The Search for Strangler Sweeney

Running Hawk and I were finishing a game of cribbage when my little brother came with a message. “Red Wind,” said my little brother, “Constable Kilroy asks that you come quickly to assist him in tracking down a robber.” “You must tell Constable Kilroy,” I said, “that I am sick in bed with a high fever.
Maclean’s Movies 3031
Maclean’s Movies

Maclean’s Movies

BEST BET THE DESK SET: The chief reference librarian for a radio-TV network (Katharine Hepburn) tangles amiably with a “methods engineer” (Spencer Tracy) who installs an electronic brain to improve efficiency in her department. The Broadway comedy of two seasons ago has been turned into a somewhat draggy but pleasant movie.
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PREVIEW

PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY
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The prospector in the pink penthouse

Viola MacMillan believes “anybody can do anything” and has mink, a mansion, a Miami apartment and mines worth $10,000,000 to prove it
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