DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 48, No. 86, March 05, 1957
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Two SC Films Win Top National Awards FU FRANCES STEVENSON Two SC cinema department Ims, “Bunker Hill—1956" and rhe Black Cat." received the her and Bronze Award Medal-rns resfiecthely in tho Look agazine-Screen Producers in-rcollegiate awards competition >noring the best campus-pio-jced motion pictures lor the holastic year 1955-56. The awards were presented at showing at Twentieth Centurv- Fo\ Studio Theatre last night by Samuel G. Engel, president of ihe Screen Producers Guild. ‘The Face of Lincoln" won the Bronze Medallion in the competition last spring, and SC received a previous award for the film ‘‘Let Me See.” SC has been honored in three out of the four competitions and has receeived more awards than any other university. "Bunker Hill 1936" is an 18- minute documenlary film in black and white. It tells the story ol the people downtown who found themselves in the midst of a redevelopment project—some by choice and some by chance. It is presented from the viewpoint of the dweller, designed to provoke critical thinking about the rehabilitation ol slum areas. “Bunker Hill—1956" was writ- ! ten and directed by Kent Mac-Kenzie, photographed by Robert Kaufman, sound by A.K.M. Haque and edited by Robert Xmifman and Kent MacKenzie. "The Black Cat" re-creates the famous <hort story of the same name by Edgar Allan Poe. This 15-minute film in color por-i trays a man trapped by an affliction that fate has cast on him and shows his struggle I against it. | The ‘Cat’ becomes a svmbol of his failure and drives him to murder his wife. In this highly dramatic film, the producers have attempted to maintain the unique qualities of Poe’s writings. By the use of simple abstract sets and effective changes in lighting, there is a gradual and persistent intensification of emo-i tional effect. | Credits for “The Black Cat” so to William C. Jersey Jr., di-rector; Nuretin Erturk, pho-I tography; Daniel YViegand, sound; Thomas Taylor and William C. Jersey Jr., editing ar.d William Manchau, narrator. The music was composed and directed by Douglas Gallez. These two projects were produced in the SC graduate workshop last June. Dr. Robert O. Hall, head of rhe cinema department at SC explained in an interview recently thnt the department is now shooting a sociological film, "Johnny Platt.” This is the story of the newsboy who has sold papers in front of Curries near SC for the past 7 years. The film tells why. A nevv series of 30 psiort films titled. “The Written Worrl.” with Dr. Frank Baxter covering the , history of communication, will TV M; M part Gage, h ead of the de- Ipture, is en- a serie s titled “Ten i a Sci jlptor.” which pd for completion in rse, we are planning Dr. Hal PAGE FOUR Trojans Meet Bruins Af Pon Tonight VOL. XIVIII -0*72 Southern Cal ifornia DAILY TROJAN PAGE THREE Dangers of Pollution Told by Pathologist oduce d all LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 1957 NO. 86 TNE Ghost Provokes Witnesses Campus Councils Prepare for Lent In commemoration of Lent, campus religious groups are planning services which begin tomorrow, Ash Wednesday. The Newman Club will hold Mass every morning, to be followed by a breakfast. On Ash Wednesday only, the Distribution of Ashes will be held. Every Wednesday aurin* the i | Lenten period a Rosary anil will hold a special Ash Wt'dnt?- hc h( Id t»d ire mooting, rv A>sociaiion Attend Game, Terzian Urges ASSC President C arl Tcizi.sn urged all students to attend three remaining SC baskc!t«ii games at the Pan Pacif.c. “The game last Tuesday t.igjd was greeted by one ol the latest and most enthusiastic tio.va; of the season." hc- sr*id “I heartily encourage all Sc .'t’<-dents to show their appiec.Viori to the basketball team by aii.s v-ing their full support for *ncsj Iasi three games." UCLA will undoubtedly be “up" for this game as wiil th«_i** rooters, Terzian said. SC has an opportunity to gain a tie lor tne PCC chair.-pionship if it can sweep tie le-maining games. As Terzian slated. "This is the time vv her. ihe team really needs student sui-- nnrt ’* f'- , SC rooters are requester to wear their usual while shirts and to also bring noisemak ?rs. All fraternities and suieiiiks plus other campus organizei^ns ate urged to send te’.egtan- to the Trojan basket ha. I lea.n. care Pan Pacilic Audiioi’um L.A.. Calif , for both the U L.» came and the Cal seric*. Telegrams wishing the ’cai.i luck show the men that SC students are really behind tbe team. “With student support SC Cao win these remaining gamer, and tie for the championship.’ he said. ArizonaMeet Calls Terzian The Pacific Student President's Association has invited ASSC President Carl Terzian to conduct a seminar at its annual convention May 8-11 at Arizona State College. This convention is a meeting of in-coming and out-going stu-dnt body presidents from more than 100 colleges from the western part of the U.S. including Canada and Mexico. Each vear the presidents hold * four-day convention to get acquainted with the men they will be working with from the various schools. Seminars on student government are conducted on such topics as campus elections, stu-dent-faculty relations, fraternity-independent relations and student judicial problems. Terzian will conduct 10 seminars on "Purpose. Responsibility nnd Rights of Student Government. Official Nolice Tickets are available for the basketball game* Friday and Saturday nights. The deadline for ticket sales will be Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Tickets may br obtained in ‘JOH Nl', with 60 rents and activity honk. I)ann Angeloff. yell king, requests that all SC nutters t\ear their v\liite shirts ami bring plenty «»f noise makers to the games. day Service in the Little Chapel of Silence. Penitential Ottice and Holy Communion will oe held at 6:45 a.m., and a breas.-! last will follow. Faculty and Students The Canterbury Club Will hold a series of meetings throughout Lent. The general topic is The School of Piayer. with special emphasis on tne Lord's Pray er. The meetings and services are open to all Episco^als on campus, whether faculty or students. The Lutheran Student A.->so ciation is holding special services in conjunction with St. Mark's Lutheran Church. 1122 W. 36th Place. The services wiil be conducted by students. “Why Lent?” The University Lu.heran Fellowship will hold special sciv-ices at Grace Lutneran Cnuich and at Trinity Lutheran Cfcurcii. The fellowship meetings will have discussions pertaining I*. Lent. The first discussion, whicn will be held on Ash Wednesday, will be “Why Lent?’ The Presbyterians on cauipu? will hold their regular Thuis-day night meeting in cot jai.c-tion with World Day of Pia^cr which is Friday. The remaining rneetii gs curing the Lenten season will be devoted to the discussion ol Campus Philosophy of Life. Religion Dean Speak at Sunday Meet Robert Elliot Fitch, dean of the Pacific School of Religion at Berkeley, will be gue»t speaker at the spring semesiei’s lourth Morning Worship Seiwe this Sunday at 11 in bovaid Auditorium. Fitch was born in Nm^po. China, the son and grandson of American Presbyterian missionaries. He received his eaily education in China and Suuz-ji-land. He holds degrees from laic, Columbia. Lewis and Clark, the University of Paris and iiorn the Union Theological Seminary. Teaches at Virginia Fitch has taught pnnosophy and religion at the University of Virginia, the College of Hew York, Columbia University, University of Texas, Occidental College Pacific University ami the Pacific School of Religion. Fitch was ordained into the ministry of the Congregational Church in 1936, and since has served as a chaplain with tne WAVES during World War II and on many committees and discussion groups to advi-?.* »a-cific Coast Theological activities. He is a member of Phi Lcta Kappa and president of the Delia Chapter of Calilornia. Writes Many Books Among the many books Filch has written are: “Voltaire's Philosophic Procedure.” a privately punted doctor's dissertation; "The Limits of Liberty.” a 1352 publication: “A Certain Blind Man” and “The Kingdom Without En i," an interpretation of ^history and civilization. Fitch has also cor:ril.uted many articles to newspapers and to philosophical ana tnco-logical publications. ASSC TNE PROBERS—(Left to right) Barbara Lewis, Rafiq Ahmed, Bob Korinke, Dave Gershenson, Bob Ladd and Diane An-drasik. Fire on Row movie man Plucks Duck' Sigma Chi Richard “Duck” Chapel has lost his clothes for the third time this year. “Duck” Chapel was plucked j bare the last time when fire j gutted the Sigma Chi house, 917 \ W. 28th St., at approximately 1:45 Saturday morning. “Just call me Lucky,” Duck smiled wryly. Lucky Duck groaned that he had lost two \ other complete wardrobes to; thieves. Sigma Chi bought the ill-fated , house from the TEPs in Septem- i ber for S25.000. according to ■ Sandy Quinn, Sigma Chi social chairman. “My room got hot and I I awoke to find flames licking at my face,” Chapel said. “My first j thought was to get out fast,” I he exclaimed. The commerce senior related that on second thought, he grabbed a fire extinguisher and started fighting the blaze. The fire department arrived in short order and saved the day , ! Quinn said. He commended the department for its quick work and generous clean-up service.) Troy Impresses Visiting Egyptian The man who is known as the Alfred Hitchcock of Egypt visited the SC campus yesterday and exclaimed, “It u a beautiful place. I am very impressed.” Mr. Atef Salem, one of the reading motion picture directors and producers in the Middle East, is currently touring tne U.S. as a participant In tne Foreign Leaders Program ot the Department of State. Egypt Films Popular The Egyptian movie mogul, whose cinematic specialty is murder-drama and suspense, says films are as popuiar m Egypt as in the U.S.. but rh.'t American films are “muck grander" because of their w.rld wide distribution and immense financial backing. “In Egypt.” he stated, "we have trouble hiring ten beautiful girls for a ballet scene, and here you can ha'e a bandied at tne snap of the fingers. Salem has been in L.A. lor two weeks and while here has toured Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount. Columbia and V. ult Disney studios. “I am to be Frank Kapra’s guest at the Academy Awards Dinner,” he declared, ‘ ar d I think it shall prove to be one of the highlights of my trio through your exciting country.” While in the U.S., Saltin hopes to promote an Engiisii language film about his country. Egypt Modern Country “Everyone who thinks of Egypt sees only pyramids, teni pies, tombs and maybe the sphinx.” he exclaimed. “I want to make a film show ing Egypt as it reaJly is — a modern country with bustling industry and business. "I would like to obtain an American star to work with a famous Egyptian actor on the film, if possible,” he said. WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP Israel to Evacuate Caza By Land, Water Routes From United Press JERUSALEM. ISRAELI SECTOR — Informed sources said yesterday Israeli withdrawal plans call for land and sea evacuation of the Gaza Strip and tbe Sharm El Sheikh coast of the Gulf of Aqaba. The reported plans included: Gaza: A routine land withdrawal probably carried out while all Arab residents are indoors under a curfew. Aqaba: Withdrawal entirely by sea since the main Israeli positions are 163 miles down the Sinai desert from the nearest Israeli territory. Two frigates of the Israeli Navy were standing by to transport the troops to the Israeli port of. Eilat (Elath). * * * WASHINGTON — A drive to slash $6.8 million from President Fisenhow er’s $71.8 billion budget as a step toward tax cuts picked tip steam In the house yesterday. A considerable Humber of Republicans lined up behind a proposal to limit appropriations and spending in the new < fiscal year starting July 1 to 865 billion. The proposal will go to the House Rules Committee today. * * + SACRAMENTO -.California's population has gained half a million new residents in the past year to pass the 14 million mark and is on its way to becoming the nation’s most populous state by 1965, it was disclosed yester day. Carl Frisen, a department of finance official, said New York state was now the population pace-setter with 16.2 million, but said figures indicate California is growing three times as fast as the Empire State. * * * ACCRA, Gold Coast — Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Minister of State Farms Ivan Benediktov had a long chat about farm and drought problems In their respective countries. The two men met during a lunch for visiting dignitaries here to attend ceremonies marking the independence of the African State of Ghana. Their talk appeared to be friendly. * * * SACRAMENTO — A resolution ordering a financial feasibility of the Feather River project was introduced yesterday as the state legislature opened its 1957 general session. The resolution was sent for study to a committee, where most of the legislature’s more than 7,000 proposed laws now rest. It was one of a very few measures introduced in today’s short sessions starting 101 days debate on major problems confronting the state. * * * SAN ANSELMO, Calif. — Police raided an unchaperoned teen-age beer bust yesterday in the American Legion Hall, scattering an estimated 150 boys and girls and jailing five boisterous youths. Officers said they found the hall littered with beer cans, vodka and whiskey bottles when they arrived on the scene shortly after midnight in response to complaints from neighbors. No Names, Many Charges Hurled Into ASSC Probe ★ ★ ★ KUSC-FM To Broadcast Senate Probe KUSC-FM will cover the current ASSC Senate investigation of alleged TNE aetivitis on the regular daily “Today at Troy” program at 5:50 p.m. Bill Thompson, “Today at Troy’’ commentator, will devote some or all of his program each day to coverage of the investigating committee's activities and to publicizing the probe’s findings into student politics. Man.v interviews with campus personalities involved in the investigation, such as Committee Chairman Bob Korinke and other. committee members, will be held, Thompson said. The university-owned radio station currently liaS an audience of about 40,000 listeners daily’, made up mostly of faculty, alumni and students, and the programs are especially organized for their interest, he concludes. Phi Sig Relays Ruled by TNE While the Senate Investigating Committee was holding public hearings on Theta Nu Ep.-a- , Ion, a phantom group claiming I membership in TNE ran off with the Phi Sigma Kappa Relays. At the last minute, bofote the relayrs were to begin, a masked group appeared or. the scene and entered under the red and green of TNE. They claimed they were sent by Senior Class Piesident Dick McAdoo. who is a membei of Phi Sigma Kappa. Scoring a time of 2:29 the mysterious band added nsuit io injury by placing first ovei la^c year’s winner, Signta Cin. But. the phantom buiiu was disqualified. The two “legal” winners were Sigma Chi and ADPi. Sigr.ir. hi, represented by Dick Matcrti, Gary Johnson, Lew Schmit’r and Harold Clayton won in tne time j of 2:30.8. 1.8 of a second slower than TNE. Ro Somers, Nancy EwnlJ, j Sand.v Swisher and Mario Che- j pie were the ADPi represenla- ' fives, scoring with a time of 1:36 on roller skates. The winners’ trophies will be j presented by Janis Geo.gf, Phi Sig Moonlight Gin, next Mon i day night at dinner at the Ph; Sig house. The "true” winners will not be present, as they faded into: the gathering twilight alter tn*j race._ ; Reporters Tell New Air Age Tomorrow the Daily Trojan will run a two-page pictorial-feature spread devoted to the Coming Air Age. Included will be a report on the projects which the School of Engineering is conducting in connection with supersonic flight and missile and rocket experimentation. Daily Trojan reporters will discuss their trip last Friday to the Navy’s Ordnance Test Station at China Lake, where demonstration of the latest aerial ballistics was staged hy naval fivers. i 1 1 ntercharges con-:he formation of yesterday of the By JIM BYLIN Three witnesses from the Pages, the newly recognized Frosh men’s club, hurled charges and cc cerning Theta Nu Epsilon influences in the organization at the opening hearing ASSC Senate TNE Investigation. Ken Smith, freshman class treasurer and vice president of the Pages; Gary Dubin, Page president and Sal Osio. Page member, prosented contradicting testimony as to Tong backing during formation of the group. elections with a list of four men who were “sure bets” of gaining the executive offices. Smith was listed for the vice presidency. He said that he felt Dunin represented himself as a “TNE sympathizer, and the list was backed by TNE forces. Politically Dead “I refused their support at the next meeting,” Smith told the investigating committee headed by Bob Korinke. He said that all were elected, but that he didn't have TNE backing “as far as I was concerned.” “Mr. Dubin returned several times to Marks Hall and to!d the cou him. ‘Politically, you're just as they vva good as dead’,” Smith said. In am Osio backed Smith's testi- he had monv byr saying that he accom- Council, panied Dubin to see Smith and plication that Dubin claimed “these are zian yes the people TNE is hacking, adding ‘We can’t lose’.” I “Or Dubin denied the charges, made stating that the list of officers dent was made up by himself. , for ar Link Tong Barking and o He said the first time he ever ! of bo heard of TNE was when he went bara to see Smith and Smith “brag- what ged” that he had been offered man < Tong backing for the freshman fered my assist; class treasurer. needed. Dubin added that Osio told “Shortly therea him TNE was not backing anv- ed me to make re one in the Pages because he. | for Osio. had attempted to get their support for the presidency. ■p-f 1 Smith were eeme nt that TNE does not hold a iny c ontrol o^ .er the Pages at the » pre; ^ent tim ASS ;c Pi resident Carl Terzian was t hrowi n into t he Tong tur- moil v vhen Barbara Lewis, fresh- man class vice p resident and Freshi nan Presider it Bill Stev- ens t ed that they were pressu ired by Ter zian to add memb ers t< d the Frosh Council. X otes Terzian Pressure “I t hink a great deal of pres- sure came Carl,” Miss Lewis Con imm! ee meml >er Dave Ger- shenst m res ad notes submitted by Miss Lewi: s and S tevens which read “Bill, add th ese names to the F rosh Council. Carl.” Ste\ .ens testified that he felt the to ne of the lett ers demanded the pe cil ople 1 be placec 1 on the coun- backed up testimony by Mi ewis tha it they were told t« on 15- 20 names on ncii arter tne number nted had been reached, vver to the charges that pressured the Frosh I. which carried the im-r>n of TNE sy mpathy, Ter- fKfprrfov \SSC Head .\n»wers it body presi-nend students jobs, both on At the request ens and Bar-irst explained of the Fresh-1 and then of-nce whenever th Bill Lewis we expo "lass Cc my as ited fter, they ask-commendations icrship. I con-nh’ on conditions that (Continued on Page 4) ?il m Sole Woman Tells Of Ocean Quests On Sea-Going Lab By BILL HINCKLEY Leaning up from a microscope aimed at some tiny sea dregs known as foraminifera, Johanna Resig. 24, possessor of a Master's Degree in Geology and of the distinction of being the only female member of SCs Velero IV' oceanographic expeditions, took time to recount some of the details of her unusual occupation. Miss Resig, who looks like a bricht-eyed. typical freshman, though she is employed by Hancock Foundation as a marine microbiologist, explained, “Right now we are making a study of the effect of contamination on all animal life, water properties and bottom sediment off the Southern California coast.” Collect Samples “Once a month.” Miss Resig said, “We make a five-day cruise on the Velero to collect samples. The remainder of the month is spent analyzing samples and collecting data on them.” Expeditions on the SC lab ship, according to the petite scientist, usually include six people plus the ship’s crew, with Miss Resig the only female in the group. “But we’re all the best of friends and everyone’s veiy businesslike,” she explained. "No. they don’t think it’s bad luck to have a woman aboard,” she laughingly added. | Miss Resig said that scientific purusits stop at sundown and evenings are spent playing cards. watching TV and resting up for another d; of sa mpling. The br< !)W1 n-haii -ed researcher said that th( rent subject of her stud are foraminifera. which are copic shellfish, and appea r i under ' magnification much the is an ordinary conch she eye. to the naked She sai pi it is possible that foraminife may ■ thrive in a polluted w ati vironment and if this is pr oved out then the presence o raminifera will indicate cr >nt ition. From Ocean Floor Foraminife ra are procured from the c >ce; an fit X)r on the Vol- ero expedi irough the use of an “ora e pee 1 grab,” a glo- bular ste sampling device about twi fopf in diameter. which is k 1W< by winch from the lah sh lip and closed on the pollution. ; ordin g to Miss Re- sig, is he ins r fin anced by the state and For purpo California 11 ta nastli ke five years, fhe study, the ne from Pt. > the Mexican bor- der has b< 3en i divi ded into four sections < :h section Is sampled re cruises. larly on *h» Veiero
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 48, No. 86, March 05, 1957|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 48, No. 86, March 05, 1957.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Two SC Films Win Top National Awards
FU FRANCES STEVENSON
Two SC cinema department Ims, “Bunker Hill—1956" and rhe Black Cat." received the her and Bronze Award Medal-rns resfiecthely in tho Look agazine-Screen Producers in-rcollegiate awards competition >noring the best campus-pio-jced motion pictures lor the holastic year 1955-56.
The awards were presented at showing at Twentieth Centurv-
Fo\ Studio Theatre last night by Samuel G. Engel, president of ihe Screen Producers Guild.
‘The Face of Lincoln" won the Bronze Medallion in the competition last spring, and SC received a previous award for the film ‘‘Let Me See.”
SC has been honored in three out of the four competitions and has receeived more awards than any other university.
"Bunker Hill 1936" is an 18-
minute documenlary film in black and white. It tells the story ol the people downtown who found themselves in the midst of a redevelopment project—some by choice and some by chance.
It is presented from the viewpoint of the dweller, designed to provoke critical thinking about the rehabilitation ol slum areas.
“Bunker Hill—1956" was writ-
! ten and directed by Kent Mac-Kenzie, photographed by Robert Kaufman, sound by A.K.M. Haque and edited by Robert Xmifman and Kent MacKenzie.
"The Black Cat" re-creates the famous