TNI DETROIT TIMiS
Bt charle* gentry
A STANDING ovation bv a
complete rapacity audience, both
before and after hi* performance
ua* the Ihrilling welcome Detroit
gave beloved Frit? Krcisler. the
master violinist, when he ap
peared as soloist with the Detroit
Symphony last night in Masonic
Seldom have we seen a demon*
v? iat ion so spontaneous, and none
For krcisler, the leonine virtu
oso. gave a performance of such
compelling power of the greatest
of all violin concertos, the Bee
thoven D-major, that it overpow
ered every listener.
Few of the people in that
packed auditorium last night had
ever heard Krcisler plrv with an
orchestra. Always he has ap
peared here in recital, so that it
was a particularly important oc
casion. although we were not pre
pared for quite such a magnifi
With such dignity and finished
artistry did he plav the exalted
measures of this great work that
one could not help hut feel the
nobility of its utterance.
Krcisler has entirely overcomei
any ill-effects he suffered from
his accident and is in perfect com
mand of his instrument.
Those who came perhaps fear
ful of failing powers had them;
doubts dispelled with the opening
passage for the violin in that won
derful first movement; those who
may have been timid about view
ing the crumbling remains of once
beautiful structure, found a per-'
feet edifice of tone in that soaring
soprano in thd second movement
and those who might have won
dered if the pace might have
slowed down, could hanily keep
up witji the facility and deftness;
of the technical wonders of that !
Right in keeping with the broad
melodic line and intellectual per- j
formance of the concerto. tn ;
which Karl Kreuger and the or
chestra gave tremendous support.!
was the orchestra's graceful and
harmonious reading of Reetho- ‘
ven's "Pastoral,” which Krueger
directed with great simplicity and.
For such an evening of great:
music, it would have seemed more
fitting to choose an overture other
than Rossini’s "La Cencrentola.”
hut that’s what served as an I
opener, although It sounded very
much like hand organ music, com- j
jvired to what followed.
Detroiters to See
Robots on Screen
VI, THE new' British Ministry
of Information short, was released
in tl)e United States yesterday by
the War Activities Committee. It
Is the first photographic report on
the robot bomb.
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TONIGHT AT S .Ml
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Katherine Dunham brings her “Tropica! Revue” to
the Ca.ss Theater for a week beginning Sunday night.
Film Slur Learns
Male* Is Woiiihlcil
HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 17 (INS)
Marsha Hunt, \JCIM film star,
was torn between relief and worry
After not hearing for several
weeks from her husband, Cap*.
Jerry Hopper of the U S. Signal
Corps, she learned he was
wounded in the le£ and shoulder
Oct. 17 during operations in the
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In The Detroit Sunday Times.
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550 to Sing
WAYNE UNIVERSITY S fif
teenth annual production of Han
dels "Messiah’’ will he sung this
year by 550 voices, the largest
chorus ever assembled for this an
nual event it was announced
today by Harold H. Taliman, asso
ciate professor <>( music.
The group will he composed of
3R5 voices from the Alumni
Chorus. 65 from the A Cappella
Choir and 100 fmm the University
Chorus. The University’s 60-piece
symphony orchestra will play the
"This huge chorus,” said Tail
man, “is made possible hy the
tremendous Increase in the size
of our ulumnl singing group.
When the Alumni Chorus was
organized in 1 H.XB It had 40
members; today’s rosier totals
.HH.V This growth is proof enough
to me that people, after they
leave school, really want to con
tinue group singing.”
Performances will he presented
on Tuesday. Dec. 12. and Wednes
day. I>ec. 13, in Masonic Audi
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COMPLETE NEW SHOW ot 12 NOON!
First Actual Pictures:
AMERICAN AND JAP FLEETS MEET
IN WORLD'S BIGGEST SEA BATTLE !
SEE —Yank Planes On the ATTACK 62 Nip
Warships Put out of Action in Two-Doy Bottle!
YANKS ADVANCE ON LEYTE!
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JOYCE RLACK GNAU of the
Detroit Institute of Arts will
begin a new series of Monday
evening illustrated lectures Nov.
20. The series is tith'd "Art and
ihe Chinese Viewpoint" and the
lectures for four Monday eve
nings beginning Nov. 20 are "Be
ginnings of Chinese Civilization",
“Art and Religion", "Enjoyment
of Life", and "Relationship of the
East and the West", respectively.
The lectures will bo given at the
Main Library auditorium at
8:15 p. m.
•NAVY YARD,” the first film
to show how battle-damaged
warships are repaired, opens a
week's run at both Telenews
theaters today. The picture il
lustrates the importance,of build
ing and repair work at West
Coast navy yards.
Katherine Dunham Talks
About Her Tropical Revue’
MAYBE ITS cold for Novem
ber, but just wait; there's a
musical beat wave coming Sun
'day when Katherine Dunham
brings her exciting "Tropical
Revue" to the Cass Theater for
a week’s nin.
We went to Toronto Wednes
day night, took one look at the
thermometer and immediately
flew’ back to warn you that there
iis a terpsichorean typhoon on the
way. it's sensuous, sensational
'and sends you and that's about
all we can tell you without writ
ing a review’, which, of course,
does not appear in these col
umns until after the Detroit
We were particularly interested
in the variety of dances and
countries represented and where
Miss Dunham had gotten all the
background for her choreographic
designs, so we stopped backstage
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found bar very much excitft
about doing some new numbers.
"They really lake a great
deal of research, no matter
how simple they seem, but
actually you have to work
harder on the obvious, in many
cases, than you do on the
weird, or bizarre, numbers,"
Miss Dunham told us.
"For example, the bungle and
Jive numbers require more
study and work than some of
the unique Brazilian divertUe
ments. This is principally to
prevent them from seeming
ordinary nr cheap and yet to
still retain the authentic step
This will be her first visit p
Detroit since "Cabin in the Sky
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Variety Club' 1
[Party Set •
| THE ANNUAL feather party
land buffet supper of the Variety
’Club of Michigan will be held in
the Grand Ballroom of the Book-
Cadillac Hotel tomorrow evening,
it is announced today by J&n£S
Sharkey, chairman, and
Cohen, in charge of ticket safl^P
Proceed* from the party go/to
the Heart of Variety Fund to
assist in the charitable work of
Detroit showmen. The public is
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edy master of ceremonies, is held
over to introduce tapping Don*
I Valshay, the brad and hand bal
ancing act of Gene Scheck and
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