Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 'Superdad' Not at Usual Disney Level Theater Time for Saturday “Superdad" with Hob ( 'Kine, Hut tun <i Rush, Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn unit Kathleen Cody. A Walt Disney Production released by Haena Vista Distribution Co. Al the Plaza theater. Hollywood Rating: G—gen erat audiences. lodging is arranged at tin supposedly proper residence of men!” Mother Barlow (Judith l/owry),; k^a. a silver haired, tottering pool shark. Funny huh? (let it? Old lady pool shark. Tee hee. Ha ha. Well, maybe you laughed the first time you saw it, however long ago that might have been. Mother Barlow’s, it turns out, COMMUNITY THKATEK “Flay It Again, Sam” - 8 PARAMOUNT "The Last House on the Left” 2, 5:20, 8 40; “Don't Look in the Base 3:35, 7, J0:20. “Serpico” — 1:30, STAGL 4 3:40, 5:50, 8, IO. 2; 30, 7, 9:40. WORLD ‘'Sling ’ I 15, F'.STOWS 4:05, 6:40, 9:10; shorts 1:30, foe Dolphin” 3:50, 6:25, 8:55. 7:30, 9:30. TI MKS “The Three Stooges KASTOWN STACK I “American Graffiti” 2:35, 4 40, 7:45,9:50. STACK 2 “Sleeper” ~ 2:35, 4:20, 6:05 , 7:50, 9:40 STAGE 3 “Don’t Look Now” 2:30, 4:30, 7:45, 9:45. “Papillon” 'Don't Look Now', Well Made Thriller The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat., Ceti. 16, 1974 I. By lieverley Duffy j Mother Barlow’s, it turns out,I J! 1 0rbi ' J 1,10, 2:5b ;„ * ,H 2 ’J’ J I ’' There was i time when the ' s a <>( *“ d establishment, where ,bc>M * ^ ( ‘ x After Death. MARI j,\ features at ll, I, mere was a lime when the , ( . sl(j(>nls roam fhl . 5:30, 7:25, 9:20; shorts - 5:15,3,5,7,9.11. imitators of Disney were easy to , W( 1 a resments roam tnt. S p 0 l place at all hours, but where COLLINS r- The Cheer- fpi . . ..... . , I Charlie can’t speak with his RLAZA — “Son of Flubber” leaders” 7 45; “Fritz the he plots were a little too ob-1daughter because ifs “after — 3:50, 7:30; “Superdad” — 2, Cat” 9:30; “Grimms’ Fairy viously contrived, the pace a lit hours „ . 5 :4S, 9:25. Tales for Adults” lo 55. tie awkward and the scripts a * ti u a • bf ' talky when stacked un Pred,c fo b ^ he ends up in the Qfu i n IV J .I 1 swimming pool, and then the against products from the , ice s(aton (where elsc?) master of family films, at least. mak j nfi exaspprated (how But now comes along a genu else?) explanations until bailed inc item that is tough to tell out by Wendy and boyfriend from the copies. It’s not that the (who else?), imitations have improved; “Su-j w perdad” simply falls short of Naturally what audiences have come to When the ruse is inevitably! 41 Don’I Pooh lube Christie Sutherland An I Co. production, Paramount pictures. At the Die Day of $i (l a ( , j theater. Ul 1 <h * Ul Hollywood rating: R stin ted; no one unde nutted without parent guardian. Now', with ^fierily has a premonition .arid and Donald runs from the house where ho Anglo Italian has been working, too released by save Christine. The couple goes to House Approves Cut Prices, $50-K/f i I lion Plan nj r On Solar Energy Producers of WASHINGTON (UFI) - The Propane Told late to house of representatives has approved a Venice, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 2 _ “McQ” ■ , , ii program m wuluhu,ih ...m -- — - — ■------- — R _ Rf,, 'f, r an archeologist, is . , innrov trt heat and r*nnl government will order a price J7 .I directing the restoration of a (ncr ky 1° " edt and c°°> cu tba C k. irent or cburcb - C aura is still shattered and businesses. William Walker, general county Christine’s death, but im- The authorization measure, se | 0 f the Federal Knergy Of- proves when she meets two which still needs a separate ap- fj ( . e sa j d Thursday that the By Mike Deupree sisters, Wendy (Clelia Matania) propriation bill to provide the agency expects prompt reduc- if you’re partial to very well and feather (Hilary Mason), funds, was approved Wednesday tion. made thrillers you can watch feather is blind, but claims the (, n a £•)> ! loll call volt* arui sent John Sawhill, deputy adminis-without feeling you’ve wasted of second sight and tells to the senate. trator of the office, said it is an evening, “Don’t Look Now” Laura Christine is happy. Reps. Barbara Jordan prepared to take any steps nec- John, too, has the gift — a1- (D-Texas) and Philip Crane (R- essary to bring about a reduc- though he doesn’t know it, and 111.) cast the dissenting votes. tion, a position echoed by is concerned with Laura’s belief Home owners getting the Walker. in Heather. demonstration units automat-1 Sawhill added that a special Recurring Vision 1 would have ownership of Interna) Revenue Service force them after five years without would investigate possibility of Nevertheless, John oc- ;cost if they conformed with re-, illegal activities of propane specie casionally has visions, including quirements to report on per- ulators. WASHINGTON (AF) - Pro-fivc-year, $50 million riucers of propane have been or-10 experiment with d «*red to lower their price or the 'Don t Look in Basement', Promise of Gore Fulfilled expect from ductions. The “Don’t Pooh in the Base- j mindless; the direction is slip- ment” with William “Hill" shod and there is no discernible McGhee and Anne McAdams, theme. >t WonHu mhnk I A Walter P. Krusz produc- it can be described succinctly taking un with un artist activist! tion released b V Hallmark Re- 1 as a stag film without sex. UKmg up with an artist activist corp. At the rara But the film was not made S' "ZZX (Kurt ’ With to mJ.Ti picture stars Kurt Russell Russell) has all the studious,L''""Z’!!’nLl’taudience (which is provides a rare opportunity to indulge. Director Nicolas Roeg has made a film that builds slowly to a beautifully ironic (and yes, shocking) conclusion. Oddly enough, “Don’t Walt Disney Fro- exposed, swot Struggling Script Now continues to build alter a recurring one that appears to formance of the units during the Sawhill and Walker said civil its over the more you think be his dead daughter, running five-year demonstration period, or criminal proceedings will be about it, the more you realize just out of reach The measure would authorize filed against price manipulators how good it was — and you can lo go into more detail would NASA, working with other fed- if the facts warrant. enjoy yourself for quite a give away some secrets and eral agencies, to develop solar Walker and Cost of Living of a fresh young beauty, Hath- tired series of puffed-up compli- begins as psychiatrist Dr Ste- Guard af Nazi Camp * oc * v ' cations, Wendy and Bart are phons is experimenting with a Gets Death Sentence not with the married, naturally. new treatment for murderous warsaw iapi a Polish ti . u 1 And Charlie is there, reeking psychotics. He lives with them WA,iSAW (AP > " A Pol,sh Hitchcock and Joe Flynn from the Disney gaggle of regular? plus Bob Crane of Hogan’s Heroes” renown, attractive Barbara Rush and leen Cody. cations, Wendy and The problem Is not with the married, naturally, actors, but with the script which struggles to milk comedy from I of liverwurst, naturally, situations long since wrung dry of potential for humor. Crane plays successful but stuffy lawyer Charlie Mc-Cready, who is determined to wrench his precious only daugh tor away from her lifelong friends, whom he considers „ r 17 requires accompanying considerable) only violence, a David parent or adult guardian. wholesome appeal Eisenhower. Naturally, Charlie secs the By Doe Halliday error of his ways. And after a “Don’t Dxik in the Basement” bloodshed and fake promise is fulfilled. gore. The may have confused you while the film was running. Slow Realization First Indictment For Violation of Gas Price Rules LOS ANGELES (AR) - A Bas- as members of a family in a house with no locked doors. As a result, the audience is treated to two homicides (including Dr. Stephens) before they even sec the credits. At this point, in walks pretty a Nazi concentration camp to death tor personally hanging IO prisoners and beating five others to death, according to press reports Thursday. The reports said the defendant. a Pole named Henryk Ma little Charlotte Beal, a psychia- tuszkowiak, was stationed at a trie nurse, whom Dr. Stephens camp in Litomerice, Czechoslo some seweis ami er ai agencies, while after you leave the the-wouldn’t do justice to the film. heating plants within three Council representatives testified ater by piecing together the anyway, as it plays much better years and combination heating before a house subcommittee in- and coincidences that than it reads. an d cooling plants within five vestigating fuel prices. The Anthony Richmond’s photo- years for demonstration pur- committee is headed by Rep. graphy is top-flight, as is the poses. Randall (D-Mo.). score by Bino Donnagio. The funds would be used to i Randall noted that propane For those of you who discrimi- develop the units and install prices have increased more nate in such things, the “R” rat- them in 1,000 private homes and sharply than the cost of other ing is based primarily on sex, 1,000 commercial buildings. The fuels, up to 359 percent in some department of housing and parts of the country. --- urban development would desig-j Officials have noted that innate w’hich pi h ate residences creases in propane prices have and business places should get hit low and middle income budg ie demonstration units, subject ets hardest, especially families to location in varying climatic in the Midwest and South who That fact discourages tile most obvious comparison, that “Don’t Ixiok Now” is similar to not violence '’ at his best. It has _L court has sentenced a guard at non e of the terror associated with Hitchcock’s work, just a slow realization of uneasiness as you begin to understand what’s happening. The acting is excellent throughout, from Donald Slither- Can’t Find Safe Drivers, Give Up RENO, (UFI) -department’s drive land and Julie Christie in the city’s best drivers The police to find the has been a areas of the nation. French Farmers Invade Counci city 1 leads to a fine group of Italian fj 0 p unfH companions because of oline station operator has been had ^ hi, vakia. during'Wwld vv7r nhv ,n ,iw mon,hs " fficers could heir fun-loving attitude toward indicted by a federal grand jury demise. The person in charge- was discovered in the city of John and Lajra ' Baxter ' a onl y fmd tvvo drivcrs who ( l uah ' 1(1 for allegedly violating price kindly, matronly Dr. Masters— Poznan, in western Poland. young English couple * ~ one outs ' de tbe One of the Gang controls on gasoline. . honor? the contract. ---- p ’ . At one point, urged on by his Assistant U.S. Atty. Robert Strange Things Basques Sentenced remom ion super-understanding wife (Miss Bonner says ifs the first such But thcn some Drpttv s * ranpp BURGOS, Spain (AP) - Two The film opens with an ago-Rush) and a television psv- criminal nrosecution in the na- C en ; pretty Sirangie mem bcrs of the Basque libera- mzing scene in which the ® K .J ... I IL n m l. diJ'T Pr0SlCU,,0n !!"“». •*»" 10 happen. One pa-„ un organizalion were sen- Baxters' daufihter. Christine, is *■“*” Poll “ Ca P‘ K «" 1>ulver ,974 '' 5 ** lhe Common Market ' STRASBOURG, France (AP) About 1.500 French farmers forced their way into the Coun- rely on it for cooking and heating._______ She (Lrhar Bajnba (fcazrttr E»tobilih«l In 1883 by The Gazette Co. and published doily ond Sunday at 500 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapid*, Iowa Postage paid at 52404 Second Clos* Cedar Rapid*, Iowa. Subscription rate* by carrier 85 cent* o ween. By mail: Night edition and Sunday^ issues 82 25 a month,^824 a chologist, Charlie make? a di- Bon .... , . , l j ent * s fo u p d sprawled on the tented to prison Thursday for drowned A federal grand jury here re- floor with her toe K ue cut out. .. insu | ling l ’ miljtarv ., uiho y rMy .. homc . turned the indictment against,Miss Beal’s telephone line ■ in a pond near their said Wednesday. sastrous attempt to become a part of his daughter’s gang. Of course, he only succeeds in ^ ""fa “T"? “ during a courtmartial. , With no warning, John sud- - ”■ sAr,n e rpm?** ms (M „ m jsrs.*ssj: H By the end of the movie the muting false gasoline price body count totals ten. All die limits. _ “From now on, instead of cil of Europe headquarters Fri- ffi;* *r& n a°m<mth.''S n v«ar!TRfc«r looking for a safe driver ev<>rv day to protest what they said NTman n ?ub^cViptto r n r i ,0 a r ccepted in arm having Gazette carrier service. The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all the local news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches. Some cf the group exchanged punches with police and several panes of glass were broken. A sit-in lasted about 15 minutes,! then the demonstratt rs left. is such grump ifs hard to imagine why|^„ p ; wHhTwV’^ntt daughter Wendy (Miss Cody) lives a jk ti c • i hit he p£,£Q|» d (j jq Internal Revenue spectacular deaths with Dlentv trunks of her friends or any sub- c . T l u piemy j oct J Service. of fake blood. The friends seem to be a .Steffler is accused of altering harmless lot, mainly concerned records *° ma ke the base RJ S LOUNGE 1075 - 6th AVI., MARION ★ TONITE ★ 15c BEER 8-9 P.M. MA Vi FUN WITH OUR GAMfSf ★ POOL ★ AIR HOCKEY ★ T.Y. TABLE TENNIS Patently Absurd with screeching oR to the beach Period price 6 cents higher than 11 is patently absurd to talk rn a ^^dy hoarse owned by an « actually was. Tho baso da.e| a b«u. .such things as acting. employ Unlike Cready takes an extremely tol erant view of all this, and will; maximum penalty of IO years in .-ii _____ _______ __nric/yn ant) a $90 HOO tim* iTTii set by the Economic Stabiliza- P Iot - direction and theme in XX 1 SIL Ad wa, M.7S .8B 'n tho Basement". , takes an extremely ml- lf convicted. 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