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   European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 8, 1975, Darmstadt, Hesse                                t THE STARS AND STRIPES Pooc 19By WALT TROTT5&S entertainment editorTHE OMINOUS possibility of;r:sects threatening to dominate.md perhaps destroy man will bethe theme of yet another motionpicture — "The Micronauts."n might seem by now that sub-; i matter is wearing a bit thin.1-, movie material.As long ago as 1954, JamesWhumore was battling 15-foot-lont; ants in the shockerThem!" while the same yearCharlton Heston was fighting offhordes of locusts in- "The NakedJungle,"THE FAM1UAJI hNHrfghty co-ordinated jand jneaaiitaUe ant~also>cayed dfeMtily In the recent"Hellstrom CnronM*" and"Phase IV." in WUttun Castle'snew release "Bugt" however, thecreepy adversaries are roaches.There have been numerousother efforts posing crawly in-vertebrates as a terror to civ-ilization, but in London veteranSaltzman: Fact or fiction?film publicist Tom Carlile haspromised that "Micronauts" willfocus on some new twists.He noted that the movie marksHarry Saltzman's. first indepen-dent production since "TheBattle of Britain" in 1969. How-ever, the Albert Broccoli-Saltz-man team has produced 10James Bond epics with the latest"The Spy Who Loved Me" nowbeing wrappeU-up as a Christmaspresent for 007 fans."Mtcronauts" also represents areunion for the Canadian-bornSaltzman and Yank Carliie, whostuck together through severalBonds after first working togeth-er on a Bob Hope opus "Call MeBwana"in'63.Carlile has been workingStateside the first half of theyear touting his 25th movie as-signment, Norman Jewison's sci-ence fiction feature "Rollerball."Saltzman, he says, will takeover the entire stage complex ofEngland's Shepperton Studios forhis forthcoming sci-fi adventure.It is expected to take threemonths to build all the spectacu-lar sets (under supervision of artdirector Peter Murton)."1 may be buggy, however, bythe time we get around to slwot-ing with the. actors," confidedCarlile. who said a form of mi-crophotography had alreadystarted at London's Oxford Scien-. tific Film Centre.ALTHOUGH the multi-milliondollar project is In pre-produc-tion stages now, the cast — to in-clude Gregory Peck and LeeRemick — won't report to theEnglish location until February."AH background elements willbe scaled 96 times larger thanthe human figure," said the tail,r-R&R- Conducted by• J. KfngCrugerTravel writerA money-saving tipVisitors to Austria may saveI nearly 14 per cent on most pur-| chases by shopping at stores ad-vertising "tax-free shopping"and by then applying for a refund| of the value added tax.According to the Austrian Na-tional Travel Office, here is theway to get a 13.79 per cent refundJon that dirndl or little wooden[carved fugure you just had toJbuy:Ask the person who sold youI the goods to fill out a Form U34,I including your passport numberland place of issue, Have thisIform stamped at the border[customs control point as ypuIteave Austria and submit it to theIOAMTC - the customs officeIthere. You'll, get your refund on[the spot,OAMTCoffices are located at[several major border crossing[spots. If there is ino OAMTC[branch at the border crossing•oint through which you are ex-png, have the customs officialp the form. Mail it back M>e store where you purchasedhe goods, The store will thenyou the rebate, according toAustrian authorities.duty military members and theirdependents:FRANKFURT r NEW YORK, I1U, Sept.12; im Sept 16, 17. )», }t, n, M, », V;Oct. 1> S, 7, 10, 12, 15, M, », 14, M,FRANKFURT-WASHINGTON D.C , $W,Sfpt. 12; 1147, S*pt, II, Mi Oct. t, It, 17. 14ond}l. ,FRANKFURT-CHICAGO, *l«, Stpl. W;17, IX If, Oct. 7, 13, It, and M,FRANKFURT-UOS ANGEi-ES, H», Sept.M, 17, W, M, 17 j Oct. J, R 11 and 27.MADRID-NEW YORK. JIM, S«>t. U, M,30; Oct. 7, 14, 2) «W| Jt. ] .MCW YORK-FRANKFURT, tm *«*t. !«,II V, \t, «, Jt - ttMrt 3»; Oct. * 4, «, 1,1, H,U, U.M, Utt.P«* XVWASHINGTON OX.-FRANKFURT, t14t.Sift. I* It, If; Oct; f, II, 14, H.wm M.CHICAGO-FRANKFURT, <1H, Stpl, 1J.W, *t, M M; Oct. \. «, 14, H tMttj t*.The Davis Agency announcene following flights for active-!U)t AMGeLEs-FtUMkFuar, tw, s*pt.w, »;«, H »;  - 1*'.«& if; Oci/Mt MM** {Dops and parents pay $15more. :Davis Agency offers a fly-now-pay-later plan for all activelyfnUJtary, their dependents andparents. Phone Frankfurt (0611)23028i, or contact Davis agentslocated adjacent to> mast largerinstallation!!slender publicist, who pointedout, "a Coca Cola bottle cap, forinstance, will be large enough forsix men to stand on withoutcrowding. Blades of gruss, to becreated from supple plastic, willbe approximately 30 feel high."John Gay's "Micronauts"screenplay has all nations work-ing together for a solution to agrim threat of starvation follow-ing an ecological disaster. It be-comes obvious that man mustbegin competing with insects andother sub-human species for theremaining food supply."Our story is more science-factthan science-fiction," insists pro-ducer Saltzman,' who added,"Most scientists are now agreedthat mankind's greatest threat isthe alarming damage we arewreaking upon our environ-ment."Saltzman's director Don Sharpis currently seeing to the filmingof two key sequences involvingstag beetles and army ants onminiaturized sets — two-feet bytwo-feel — slated to be reproduc-ed in gigantic form on Shep-perton's sound stages.The 52-year-old Sharp firstbegan his career as an actor inAustralia, but after leaving DownUnder he switched to screen writ-ing for Group Three Productionsin England in 1951. He got his di-rectional start four years laterdoing children's documentaries,, before becoming a second-unit di-rector on TV and for featurefilms.His earlier directing chores,consisted mostly of horrormovies such as "Curse of the" Fly" and "Face of Fu Manchu."Sharp is now receiving good no-tices for his newest release"Hennessy" with Remick andRodSteiger.CARLILE'S creddiUals as afilm tub-thumper are equally im-pressive, dating back to his firstventure la 1ISS (or George Ste-vens* "Giant." Among other pro-jects he ha* publicized are JohnHuston's "Moby Dick,** JoshuaLogan's "Sayonara," lackWebb's "The D.I.," JohnWayne's "The Alamo" and Sa-muel Bronston's "El CM."Two years ago he decided toWeddingsBuckli'ElderJodi Buckli became the brideof Arthur L~ Elder at a ceremonyin Warren, Pa.The bride, daughter of Mr andMrs. Warren Buckli of Munich,where he teaches at the Ameri-can high school, and the bride-groom will both attend DuquesneUniversity in Pittsburgh this fall.An ant enlarged 50 times looms as a formidable foe.leave the movie p.r. grind tosettle in Florida as promotionchief for the National Enquirernewspaper, but that work provedtoo tame for Carlile. Thus he wasripe when Jewison's offer camealong for "Rollerball."A graduate of UCLA. Caritlehid once been a writer for Holly-wood fan magazines and a staf-fer for the now defunct Lifemagazine before "Giant." Homenow is a cottage near Londonwhere Cariile retreats after a 10or 12-hour day promoting .the lat-est project."Micronauts," he says, is amulti-million dollar productiontentatively scheduled for releasein the U.S. by American Interna-tional Pictures during Christmas1976.Carlile said the cameramensuffered a minor setback lastweek when an imported flock ofants were left overnight in aglass-enclosed set to become ac-climated before filming."By morning, all of the grassand other greenery had beencompletely devoured by the hun-gry ants."Remick sg new kind of project.Peck has signed on forthe battle of the bugs.Walters-MartinSharon K^y Walters, daughterof William J: Pamell of Hick-man, Ky., exchanged weddillgvows with Richard Dale Martin,soff of MSgt. and Mrs. RichardC. Martin of Bitburg, Germany,The double-ring ceremony atthe! Bitburg housing chapel, wasfollowed by a reception at the,home of the groom's parents.The newlyweds a|re makingthejr home in Bjtte^iemployed by AAFIji%THE FQLtpWiHG films have been scheduled for showing vnArm^ and Air, Force Exchange Service's overseas military theatercircuit.W.W. AND THE DIXIE DANCE KINGS (PGJ - A gum popping,alking child of the jeSGs, W.W,'* ambition is to rob every seventhstation in the USA Ttungi ver* going just tine until he met thece King? and teB f or we only virgin inthe territory, Comedy andcountry music are the main ingredient* of thit new Burt Reynolds ad-venture- Also starring Art "Hanryanltl Tonto/'-Carney.SUNDAY IN THE COUNTRY 
                            

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