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Public Cinema

By Celluloid HORROR FILMS What is the matter with Mr. Edward Shortt? Does he lack courage or power? A very little while ago the healthy-minded film-going public rejoiced at the......

New Films " Devil Dogs Of The Air"

The Regal. Of all the many flying pictures we have had, and we have had a few, Devil Dogs of the Air gives us the best flying and the weakest story yet. Jimmy Cagncy, Pat......

" The Hands Of Orlac " " The Trunk Mystery

The Empire. The Empire, in The Hands of Orlac, indulges in a horror picture, too. It is more excusable than The Raven in that its horror is incidental to its theme, which is the......

" The Memory Expert" " Look Up And Laugh"

The Plaza. It is too easy to dismiss, and enjoy, W. C. Fields as an eccentric comedian, all tricks and mannerisms. He is more than that, he is a genuinely great character actor.......

Films And The Missions Progress Of The International Office

The International Office for Missionary Propaganda through Films was founded in 1932, with its headquarters in Paris. It has branches in all the countries of western Europe, the......

Power Of Film How You Can Help To Use It

Out of 21,000 children in the county of London, a recent enquiry shows that nearly 9 per cent. frequent the cinema twice a week, 30 per cent. once a week, and 48 per cent. at......

British Films Insurance Companies Backing Them?

Are insurance companies financing British film production on a large scale? This rumour has been creating a good deal of interest in City circles during the past few weeks.......

Private Cinema

By Edward Owen HOLIDAY SNAPSHOTS I have seen recently a number of holiday snapshots and the quality of the photography is remarkable: the definition is good, exposure correct,......

Films In Schools How Teacher Could Use Them

It is refreshing to read the remarks of John Gricrson in the current issue of the Education Film Review on the use of film in school. He supports the contention voiced some......

Lovers Of Bad Music In Command Everywhere, Says Professor

Speaking at the resumed conference of organists at the Royal College of Music, London, Professor P. C. Buck, Professor of Music at London University, said that "all the B.B.C.s......

Habsburgs' Return Litvinov In Favour Of Concordat With...

The Berliner Tageblatt publishes the somewhat sensational news, states our Russian correspondent, that Litvinov has pronounced himself in favour of a concordat between the......

Fighting Films Inquiry Into Effect On Children

An investigation into the effect of war pictures on child opinion has been carried out at the Northumberland Heath Central School, Erith, and the conclusion recorded by Mr.......