File FL0004 - Box office : [prose].

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CA ACU SPC F0004-S0004-FL0004


Box office : [prose].


  • 1968 January 5 - 1968 December 27 (Creation)

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90 items (188 p.)

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  • File consists of photocopies of M. Cook's column published in the Evening Telegram, St. John's, Nfld., beginning August 9, 1966. The column, a critical look at arts and entertainment was originally published every Tuesday and Friday but became primarily a weekly column in 1970. Columns include book reviews of Pierre Berton's The smug minority (1968 February 13); Irving Layton's The shattered plinths (1968 February 13); Mordecai Richler's Cocksure (1968 March 29) and Hunting tigers under glass (1968 November 8); Jack Sisson's Judge of the far north (1968 April 16); Brian Moore's I am Mary Dunne and Leonard Cohen's Selected poems (1968 June 28); Frank Rasky's The taming of the Canadian west (1968 September 20); Richard Gwyn's Smallwood, the revolutionary (1968 September 27); Farley Mowat's This rock within the sea (1968 October 22); Ernest Buckler's Ox bells and fireflies (1968 November 8); William Manchester's The arms of Krupp (1968 December 10); Paul O'Neill's Spindrift and morning light (1968 December 17). Includes duplicates of many items including original newspaper clippings for 29 items; these clippings are filed with oversize material. Published titles of individual columns, where present, are not indexed.
  • Title Box office was dropped from the column in 1970. See Evening Telegram column for continuation of the column published under M. Cook's byline.

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