Page 10, 21st January 1938

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Did Beauty Decline ?

Controversy About Illuminated Manuscripts Did Beauty decline in our English illuminated manuscripts between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, is the question with which The......

The Play

Bulldog Drummond Hits Back While an ardent acenirer of the late "Sapper's " stories, I have often wondered how Bulldog Drummond really gets out of the predicaments into which he......

The Prodigal Wife

Gradually I become harder to please; I am becoming more Agate-like in my dis approval of trivialities. Clever lines and amusing situations are, I find, no excuse for a play, and......

Russian Art Treasures In National Gallery

The National Gallery is at present exhibiting some splendid Rembrandts from the Hermitage now owned by M. Guhelkian, of Paris. The Hermitage, one of the foremost art collections......

January Records Another Four-bob Classic

A notable addition to the " Four Shilling Classics " is the recording of the second P F Concerto of Rachmaninoff; this is the celebrated work in C minor which was first produced......

The Film Everything Is French

Fihn That Preaches Anti-War Philosophy From IRIS CONLAY, Catholic Herald Film Critic France has everything this week. At all the foreign film studios a French film is showing,......

Music Wagner Is Purged

By ERNtEST MOSS Wagner's music for The Mastersingers is less slithery and opaque than usual. The slow oily flow of chromaticisms (chromaticisms need not be oily if they are......

Minority Audiences Have Their Rights

But B.B.C. Won't Be Ridden By Great Majority 'lie adch S AA, : Three important talks series began last week and will be continued on the same evenings of the week for the next......

Health Out Of The Cinema

Dr. W. J. O'Donovan Gives Some Medical Advice From Our Film Correspondent Dr. W. J. O'Donovan (who is, by the way, the lay president of Catholic Action n this country) thinks......