August 15, 1953

The Silent Star of Stratford 1213

The Silent Star of Stratford

Alec Guinness, Tyrone Guthrie and all those people at the Festival, they couldn’t see a fine actress when she was under their noses. But Karen had her own script and life itself was her stage
THE FATEFUL GAMBLE ON THE RHINE 1011

THE FATEFUL GAMBLE ON THE RHINE

Open rebellion this summer revealed Russia's failure to convert East Germany. But does that mean the Reich is ready to fight for democracy? A well-known Canadian author appraises the West's dilemma in offering guns to Germans
REMEMBER WHEN RADIO WAS THE RAGE? 2021

REMEMBER WHEN RADIO WAS THE RAGE?

Before television shoves radio into the limbo hark back to the dizzy decade when we all twiddled knobs to get that squeaky music and roared with delight when the announcer forgot the mike was “live”
The Salty Capital of Southern Canada 1415

The Salty Capital of Southern Canada

Windsor, Ont., has all but outgrown the juvenile delinquency of its rumrunning days in favor of industrial maturity. And it can give lessons in civic enterprise, racial tolerance and labor relations to almost any city in North America
Lionel Shapiro Examines THE FAILURE OF THE 27th 67

Lionel Shapiro Examines THE FAILURE OF THE 27th

" Canada ... is represented on the ground in Europe by an indifferent brigade — indifferent in military efficiency, in esprit de corps, in appearance and in behavior." Maclean's European correspondent probes the reasons
The Wrong Way to Make Millions 2223

The Wrong Way to Make Millions

K. C. Irving has made a fool of legend: A Maritimer, he stayed home. A lone wolf, he battled the eastern combines. A brand-new capitalist, he bought dying businesses. And, even as a genuine tycoon, he only wants to be left alone
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London Letter

FOOTNOTE ON A FABULOUS CANADIAN

I FIRST HEARD the news at the Japanese Embassy in London where a reception was being given for the youthful Crown Prince. The scene was an amusing and colorful one with various degrees of curtsies (down to none at all) by the women and every kind of bow by the men from a horizontal obeisance to a mere pulling in of the chin.
TWO WAYS TO HOOK A SUCKER 1819

TWO WAYS TO HOOK A SUCKER

While the Trans-Canada Highway simmered in summer heat and a parrot told of an illicit love big deals were made in the shadows of the tavern
CAN YOU DECIDE TO STAY ALIVE? 1617

CAN YOU DECIDE TO STAY ALIVE?

uncover deep-seated physical ills but no instrument can detect. no doctor can explain, the mysterious factor which "wills" some people to die while others, gravely ill, triumphantly cling to life
BACKSTAGE in the campaign 45

BACKSTAGE in the campaign

Will The Parties Keep Their Leaders?
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