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CINEMA CAMEOS. By C. A. LEJEUNE

... sets about organising his resources. Civil construction engineers dig pits and slit trenches Air-raid drills are made com- pulsory. A special J apanes envoy, on his way to Washing ton, is welcomed with a sceptics civility. But the defence plans continue. ...

MOTLEY NOTES: Old and True

... incurring that ancient re proach of selfishness. I observe that a speaker at the Conference of Women Civil Servants has been deploring the reluctance of the' Civil Service to utilise the woman-power of the sbountrv. This,. I grieve to learn, is due, to a great ...

Published: Wednesday 15 July 1942
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2582 | Page: 2, 3, 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

OUR BOOKSHELF: RUPERT CROFT-COOKE

... and anxieties, but somehow these have not moved us greatly, perhaps because the cotton famine and the issues of the American Civil War seem almost trivial when they are revived among the tragedies of our own time. And although Mr. Armstrong is both meticulous ...

Published: Wednesday 25 June 1947
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1590 | Page: 24 | Tags: Illustrations 

CINEMA CAMEOS

... Cornish fishing-village of Trevannick and the Breton harbour of Lanec, both names of locations used in the story. Ealing Studios' unit spent twelve weeks at Mevagissey during the shooting of the exteriors of the film. The local fisherfolk were used in many sequences ...

Published: Wednesday 05 September 1945
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2067 | Page: 10, 11 | Tags: Photographs 

MOTLEY NOTES: My Song Goes Round the World

... part of the Empire, including New Zealand and Australia, the Far East, India, the Middle East, Africa and Canada, and to the United States and South America. It was heard by the First Army in Tunisia and the Eighth Army on the Mareth Line. It was translated ...

Published: Wednesday 07 April 1943
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2571 | Page: 2, 3, 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

MOTLEY NOTES: How Not to Hate

... to the defence of the execrated Parliamentary draftsman. Like the policeman, he is only doing his duty being an anonymous Civil Servant, he can never defend himself and very few people have any idea of the difficulties which confront him. It is not his ...

MOTLEY NOTES: GOING PLACES

... whose sole business and delight it is to be thinking up new kinds of forms, returns, schedules and questionnaires. Perhaps the United States is more rich in this form of activity than any other civilised country, even in cluding our own. There is an invincible ...

Published: Wednesday 17 July 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1051 | Page: 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... of khaki leavens the blue in this ROYAL AIR FORCE MESS which co-operates with THE ARMY. When one or more units join with members of a different unit, the Officers' Mess is referred to as a joint Mess and this is one. CARICATURES BY FRED MAY. ...

Published: Wednesday 05 February 1941
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1969 | Page: 20, 22 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

MOTLEY NOTES: Too Much Joy

... making it, I read, of pepper and pickle juice and there are far less innocent ingredients than that, as many can testify in the United States. What ever your thirst, stick to known brands and reputable vendors, unless you want to lose your eyesight. I hope ...

Published: Wednesday 11 February 1942
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2370 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: Illustrations 

MOTLEY NOTES: Once Upon a Time

... housewives may be ready to sacrifice themselves for the entertainment of the Surveyors and for the support of the large staff of Civil Servants who will doubtless be employed in tabu lating, filing, col lating, pigeon-holing, and ultimately pulp ing, the results ...

Published: Wednesday 02 June 1943
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2522 | Page: 2, 3, 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

MOTLEY NOTES: Safety First

... lucky people, said he, to be out of the big, wicked world! You get your lovely grub reg'lar, and all the meat packers in the United States can go on strike, but you will be fed and kept. In fact, no strikes whatever, and no little troubles at U.N.O. or elsewhere ...

Published: Wednesday 06 March 1946
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2307 | Page: 2, 3, 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

FILMS IN BRIEF

... local police j sergeant, unite to find it. The script is gracefully written, and the whole thing has a little touch of green magic. j dear mr. prohack. Arnold Bennett's cautionary tale about the awful things that happen to a Civil Servant's family when ...

Published: Wednesday 28 September 1949
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 254 | Page: 36 | Tags: Review