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... a newly-formed unit. The Signals operate and maintain communication between the guns searchlights R.A.F., and Observer Corps. They also fulfil similar duties in respect of administrative communication between the division and other units inside the division ...


... are not so much interested in him as in what happens to him. Mr. Dos Passos's instinct as an artist is to take a group as his unit rather than an individual. His faculty of observation is tireless it rejoices in new faces, in continual changes of scene. ...


... the relaxation of complete sympathy. His agent is a good man. This nameless agent, D., was once a professor. Then came the civil war. D. sided with the people he lost an adored wife, he was imprisoned, tortured, finally exchanged. His country is not men ...

THE CASE OF DOROTHY PARKER: Robert Flaherty's Canadian Effort--Pamela Hinkson's Irish Study--and C. V. R. ..

... the ironic humour or the biting wit that informs so many of the others. It was written a year or two ago, during the Spanish civil war, and it is one of the most moving and at the same time most acute pieces of observation that has ever been put into words ...

Published: Saturday 28 October 1939
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1778 | Page: 30 | Tags: Review 

THE CINEMA: At the New Gallery

... long wanted to say. This is, that all farces, whether on the stage or the screen, are far too long. In the comparatively civilized year referred to above, you would find any typical playbill to have a farce as a mere one-act afterpiece following on a ...

Published: Wednesday 15 February 1939
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1203 | Page: 8 | Tags: Photographs  Review