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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. ...

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 

WASHINGTON'S NEW BRITISH ENVOY, AND PREDECESSORS

... WASHINGTON'S NEW BRITISH ENVOY, AND PREDECESSORS. RECENTLY appointed British Ambassador to the United States on the retirement of Lord Invcrchapel, Sir Oliver Shewell Franks is the first British envoy to America to enter on the post with out diplomatic ...

Published: Wednesday 03 March 1948
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 156 | Page: 7 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

A BUDGET OF PICTORIAL NEWS WEDDINGS AND NOTABLE OCCASIONS

... DUCHESS OF NORFOLK, pre sented a bouquet to the Duchess of Kent at the charity film premiere of Fanny by Gas light in aid of the Civil Defence Welfare Fund. CAPTAIN ROBERTO GILLMORE is the new Chilean Naval Attache in London. Here he is uith his children, ROBERT ...

Published: Wednesday 17 May 1944
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 435 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

WE TAKE OFF OUR HAT TO--

... ary Under-Secretary to the Minister, is shown taking lessons in holding a baseball bat from Miss Helen Garnett, permanent Civil Servant in the Shipping Relations Division and one of England's few women players. She spends a good deal of her spare time ...

Published: Wednesday 22 September 1943
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 636 | Page: 18 | Tags: Photographs 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... THE LITERARY LOUNGER. BETWEEN the ending of the last civil war and the outbreak of the next, which is usually in Spain quite soon. Do you know the voice? I may have been exaggerating, but I thought the author of And No Man's Wit revealed herself ...

Published: Wednesday 31 July 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1016 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

CINEMA CAMEOS

... from one of those long historical novels that are so popular in the United States. With a background of the War of Independence, that major scuffle that preceded Scarlett O'Hara's civil war, it tells the story of a gentlewoman of Virginia (Martha Scott) ...

Published: Wednesday 29 January 1941
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1328 | Page: 10 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

TELEVISION REVIEW

... Works until the series ends. Round-the-lsland Races at Cowes on July 9. These photographs were taken by the Television Film Unit for B.B.C. News Reel probably the first sailing race to be televised. (A double-page of pictures of this popular event appears ...

SIR JOHN BOYD ORR

... knowledge that one will inevitably end up in the same cul-de-sac. Whether the discussion concerns itsell with the Chinese Civil War or the personality of King Farouk or the atom bomb or what Senor Miranda of the Argentine said last year, it will irresistibly ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... remembered when their stepfather calls it haunting he makes an understatement. Their father, a brilliant soldier, but a waster in civil life, dies in the war of 1914-18, leaving almost nothing to his wife, but to his sons a con siderable share of his difficult ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... servants of their work, against Easton and Brine and the specious Waring, exploiters of theirs, with the Fighting and against the Civil Service. Captain Stuart, investi gator of booby-traps, and Major Strang are heroes to Sammy one might even say he had the ...

Published: Wednesday 12 January 1944
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1743 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review