Page 10, 18th August 1939

18th August 1939
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Programme Personalities

( 1 ) Mary O'Farrell / 5 Irish, but has spent most of her life in England, and like most Irish actresses, has occasionally worked with the Irish Players and the Dublin Abbey and......

Radio

Oxford comes across University life in a feature insogranune I HAD marked down " The Old Ladies " as likely to be the best thing in my line during the week, but once again I had......

" B ' I I Oys Town Returns Boys' Town, The

film about an American Catholic priest's experiment with a home for destitute boys which Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney have made a classic, is now showing at the Globe......

Second Thoughts On The Royal Academy

The exhibition of pictures which came to a close at the end of Bank Holiday at Burlington House preserved that even decadence which has been its distinguishing characteristic......

L Rev. Sir John R. O'connell

convincing proof of it than by a visit to Burlington House. England still claims to be a Christian land and yet out of the thousand and odd paintings there is not one—literally......

Gramophone Recordings

Toscanini Conducts "William Tell" and Brailowsky records a Chopin Sonata H.M.V. ROSSINI: "WILLIAM TELL" OVERTURE William Tell was Rossini's grand opera. It was produced in 1829,......

Here Is A New Type Of French Film

POLYTECHNIC'S CONTINENTAL POLICY From Our Film Correspondent ip OLYTECHNIC THEATRE'S new series of Continental pictures opened on Monday with a French film, " Les Disparus de......

He Painted For His Country

From a C.H. Reporter THERE is a restaurant in London I where a complete chronicle of the Spanish War hangs painted round the walls. Three hundred canvasses are there, gently......

Fight Against Filth Films Catholic Action Forms Common Front

From Our Own Correspondent ANTWERP. All Belgian Catholic Action groups have banded into one Common Front to fight filthy film displays. One feature of their campaign is an......

Hollywood Consults The Church

Treating the Sacrament of tonfession and its implications in films R OCK-BOTTOM was touched in holiday week—two new films only wen+ on in London, the British " Young Man ' s......

It's A Wonderful World

B EN HECHT'S name attached to scenario suggests sonic bright dialogue. It's a Wonderful World gives you quick repartee between Claudette Colbert and James Stewart enough to make......

By Iris Conlay

CATHOLIC HERALD Film Critic Damien. John FarrowS4 book made big sales figures over here. It became one of The first choices of the Catholic Book Club, and its material makes......

Y Oung Man's

Fancy T HIS comedy of manners—manners of I 1870—is one of the most diverting things British cinema has yet indulged in. It is quite absolutely true-to-type and quite absurdly......