OPINION

September 8-11, 1954

MARIKA KOTOPOULI: (From a review by Emilios Hourmouzios on the occasion of Kotopouli’s death) – Marika, it is no exaggeration to say, taught Greeks how to watch theater. She became an agent for the spirit and the development of world theater on our own stages. Her artistic sensitivity, a truly amazing gift, which pervaded all of her genius as an actress, helped her to never be lacking. Marika was a pioneer with the assurance of success in every daring experiment she took on, in every renewal. Helped by original talent, she had the facility and the adaptability of those great artists for whom nothing is beyond reach. (…) Every actress who plays Hecuba, Electra, Clytemnestra, Iphigenia, Desdemona, Portia or the Ibsen heroines will remember Marika when she treads the Greek stage. (…) KKE ON FLORAKIS ARREST: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), in an announcement broadcast yesterday on the bandits’ radio station, launched vulgar insults against the government of Field Marshal Alexandros Papagos for the discovery and arrest of the communist espionage network. (…)