BRUCE HUTCHISON, concluding his report on the world’s film capital, watches stars like Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Caron, Susan Hayward, James Cagney and Henry Fonda struggle and sweat for cinematic perfection. The cost, he discovers, includes “a shocking waste of time, talent and money”By HUTCHISON IN HOLLYWOOD27 min
Sir William Macdonald gave away $15 million but he wouldn't bail his brother out of jail. Tobacco made him rich but smoking made him furious. This magnificent miser was justly calledBy David Piper18 min
It’s just as well the Queen didn’t stop off to open the new waterway on the Brokenshell. Especially with what happened when Farmer McConeky got fed up with the Beautify Crocus CommitteeBy W. O. MITCHELL18 min
With his screenstar face, bulging shoulders and bankroll, he was mocked by the Liberals as the millionaire playboy of parliament. But he’s since won wide approval as an efficient ministerBy Peter C. Newman17 min
Six miles above Cape Canaveral, this Maclean’s editor and his pilot rode their half bomber, half missile as it zeroed on an “enemy” aircraft — then swerved at the last moment. Here’s how it feels to ride the robot that will soon be Cana defence weaponBy JOHN CLARE17 min
In just seven months John XXIII has all but rewritten the rules on how a pope should behave. For Catholics everywhere — and for the world at large — his comparatively radical conduct may have far-reaching implications. Here’s an on-the-spot reportBy ROBERT NEVILLE16 min
Majority rule, representation by population, and one man, one vote, are clichés in Canada. Everyone knows, or thinks he knows, that these principles are imbedded in our system of government. We should take another look at the system of representation.By M. S. DONNELLY SAYS12 min
What changes will the down-to-earth personality of Pope John make in the lives of Canadian Roman Catholics? Catholic churchmen are, naturally, unwilling to make comparisons that might seem to reflect on his predecessor, scholarly and reserved Pope Pius.By ERIC HUTTON7 min
Truly it can be said of Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart., that, take him all in all, we shall not look upon his like again. Therefore, I was much pleased when he invited me to a dinner party which he was giving on the occasion of his own eightieth birthday.By BEVERLEY BAXTER7 min
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