Page 10, 11th November 1938

11th November 1938
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On The Verge Of Getting Things Done

JOHN GRIERSON'S few and timely remarks about the moribund condition of the religious cinema has caused just the right kind of stimulation everywhere. Perhaps we are on the verge......

If Cathedrals— Why Not Cinemas?

" They have a basic contact with the life of Britain," said Mr. Grierson of this country's rather complex assortment of churches, and the remark is particularly striking because......

Create A Parish Demand

Petrus Films has an embryonic plan for an enormous parochial film drive which it hopes will establish, with the co-operation of the clergy, a monthly film show as a regular......

Showingon Monday—down Home

parish should sell the equivalent of 150 tickets or programmes at 6d. each. Any town parish that is functioning normally could do this monthly. Scattered and poor parishes could......

News Of The Films — For Catholics

"Criticism, not censorship " ought to be printed close to the title of the new film monthly, Catholic Film News, which the Catholic Film Society sponsors at 2d. a time, first......

Stravinsky At His Greatest

Pure Musical Joy Of Dumbarton Oaks LL the other works in last Friday's B.B.C. concert of contemporary music were swamped by the overwhelming superiority of Stravinsky's......

Interest In The Cinema Stirs

about making and renting the Catholic amateur film. At present, since the publication begins a little quietly, I can't help feeling that the amateur section does the most......

K Atm Is A (french) Danielle Darrieux

film in the tradition of Mayerling; that is to say, it is romantic history ending in tragedy. The period is the 1870s, the setting the court of Russia and the Paris Exhibition,......

Finding It Too Hard

After seeing a Catholic film programme in a church hall, a correspondent writes : "It is time the poor began putting their pennies together (as they used to, to build churches)......

Sanctity Is Not Sentimentality

In This Drama Of St. Thomas More Traitor's Gate I ERE is a Catholic play that's not afraid to be intelligent. The play is the first production of a new company formed by two......

World Radio

Only foreign broadcasts commemorated All Saints fittingly By Ariel HAT heathens we arel And what barbarians in taste! Even on All Saints' Day we enjoyed—or were meant to......

(continued From Previous Column.) Are Shown A Glimpse Of The

various comedies and dramas that are enacted in a modern block of tenement fiats. The drama and sentiment in many of the scenes were overdone. The humour, especially of the two......

The Piper Was Impressed

From Our Film Correspondent "If Catholic priests had films shown in their parishes, as were shown in Lewisham last week, I think it would assist in bringing many lost Catholics......

Ariel Wants To Know . . .

Have any CATHOLIC HERALD readers read Charles Spitz's lndiarubber Man —latest invention of science, according to the Radio Paris broadcast, by which you can be enlarged to giant......