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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa »*«•** r*i • 'ft Vt tjf'V .'•! 'Crazy Joe' Falls Embarrassingly Flat “Crazy Joe” with Peter Boyle and Eli Watlach. A Pino De Laurentiis production released by Columbia pictures. At the Paramount I lieu ter. Hollywood rating:    R — Under 17 requires accompanying parent or guardian By Due Halliday Joseph Gallo was a mobster who in the early 1970k tried to take over the Now York City crime operation. Legend has it that lie kept a live lion in the basement of his gang’s headquarters to frighten rival hit men. It is said that before going on muscle jobs he would make faces at himself in a mirror “just practicing looking mean ” Although the name Callo is never mentioned in the film, it i a sturdy foundation. is understood that “Crazy Joe ’ Passable Performances us the story of Joey Gallo. But the film never takes full advantage of the bizarre quirks of Gallo’s personality and the whole enterprise falls embarass-ingly flat. ' Double-Crossed Nixon To Continue Tough, Tender Talk to Congress son) who wants to muscle in on New York organized crime after his release. Death Struggle When Joe gets out lie joins forces with Willy and together they engage in a death struggle with the really big crime boe.s, Don Vittorio (Fli Wallach). In the few years since Peter Boyle has achieved stardom, he has shown a remarkable range of ai ling skill. One would expect him to be the ideal choice to play a character like Callo. Things look promising in the first scene where Crazy Joe is shown doing an imitation of Richard Widmark while watching a gangster movie. But the promise is never fulfilled. Boyle can never t-oem to find any solid ground upon which he can build WASHINGTON (AP) Pres-1 the weeks ahead, “there will be ident Nixon is taking turns talk a conciliatory, cooperative tone ing tough and then tenderly to in those messages.” tho Democratic congress. The     |W|er „ pattern is going to continue, The Cedar Ila puls 5 Gazette: Sat., March 2, JJI71 Wants Retailers Experts Think Mao Behind To Help Control Anti-Confucius Campaign Poll Says Nixon is going to says his chief lobbyist. Nixon talked tough at a news conference Monday about vetoing energy legislation. A MKS (AP) Food processors    and    retailers must    try to “But this    doesn’t mean that if     l * |( '    industry    avoid congress fails to act on bis im ‘ further catastrophic fluctua-tiatives or    sticks him    with bad lions” in    beef    prices, an    execu legislation    that he’ll    roll over (ive    of Assn. said Friday. Prices for Beef WASHINGTON (AP) — ()f-jsador Huang Chon, has been in ficial China watchers here say ‘Beking since last November and they believe Chairman Mao Tso-i" 0 reason has be ™ fiiv, ' n f ' ,r hi * .    , .. , ..    absence. Huang is a member    of lung is behind the campatgn, th(j centra) committec . against Confucius and tho late , t appears that if Huang is too rcvolt a K a,n!it •'resident Nixon Defense Minister Kin Piao busy on political affairs at home was responsible for a Democrat- Revolt Caused Ford Seat Loss DETROIT (AR) A conscious the Iowa Cattlemen^ and play dead,” Timmons *_____    public    of    China. which is sweeping the Peoples ,f > return to Washington, Kis singer feels there are important functions for Bruce to perform Then Tuesday he met with I id    «,«.«    r.,u«y.     The    .     f    ,     M Casper Weinberger, secretary off .... t .........    ....    .    Larry    Kalium,    executive    vice    using     the    campaign    t „     shake    , hc     al    home    as    well health edueation and weif'im I “If by summer there has been . ,    , and directed him to echo the no responsible action on the PH^nt, said retailers will not;country out of complacency.    I    a • Pres ident’7 wrath about President’s proposals, he’ll call drop consumer prices when This view is preferred to the feromyko Arrives progress on pending education ;i,, ention to that. If he doesnt wholesale beef costs are re (,n< ,da< ;    ^    ^ y nj 101 ? and health insurance bills. get a reasonable trade bill, it is (Jum ,     Ln ' lai    are    f,ghting tho rad,Cdl my guess he’ll really let out a “But they have been quirk to raise prices even higher,” he said. ic (’hiding, Conciliatory Weinberger came from Nixon’s office to a White House news briefing, where he berated whoop and a holler.” But Timmons doesn’t want to sound like he’s making threats: I’m still optimistic we can get a senate committee as irrespon-j legislation.” sible on education legislation! Timmons, by the nature of his and chided a house panel for job, opts more for the concilia-inaction on health insurance. tory approach and said recently Wednesday, it was hack to the more conciliatory mood of Nix- . As it begins Crazy Joe (Peter Boyle) and his brother, Richie (Rip Torn) are trying to gain a larger share in the operation of their don (Luther Adler). They raid the don’s mansion, take hostages and gain a parley to negotiate their demands. But they arc double-crossed and the war is on. Before the conflict can get beyond the skirmish stage, however, Joe is arrested and sent to prison for ten years. While in prison. Joe reads in depth such existential writers as Camus and Sartre and comes to see himself as the embodiment of the existential man, free of society’s rules. Joe also develops an enlightened attitude towards race relations and was eventually to try to make the mob an equal opportunity employer. He makes friends with Willy, a black convict (Fred William- Wallaeh, Torn and Williamson give passable performances but no one in the cast is given any help at all by the script which is shockingly poor, nor by the direction which is superficial, nor by the editing which is terribly inept. It is difficult to believe that producer Dino De Laurentiis is responsible for both “Crazy Joe” and a fine film like “Ser-pico”. on’s Jan. JO Stale of the Union message.    This    time he    sent Peter Brennan,    his    labor    secretary, out    from    an    Oval    office meeting to speak soothingly of cooperation on minimum wage legislation, despite evident differences    between    the    White House and congress. William Timmons, head of the seven-man White House congressional liaison staff, said in an interview that when other recommendations go to congress in Ka Hem said beef prices advertised in Chicago newspapers Thursday showed that stores there are underselling Iowa he was happier with the tone oj stores on sirloin steaks by as this year’s State of the Union muc h as 70 cents a pound, message than with the harsh* Cost of Living Council regula-words toward congress of 197.1. Dons allowing retailers to figure victory in Vice-president Ford’s congressional district, a Republican-financed poll shows. The Detroit Free Press made the disclosure in Friday’s editions. It said the poll taken by Market Opinion Research of Detroit for the Republican National Committee shows 60 per-Sovieti C ent of those who voted for For Cairo Visit wing led by Chiang Ching and the new No. 3 member of the _    ....    . , . ^    .    . ,, . ,, Politburo Wang llung-wen Foreign Minister Andrei Gromy-Democrat Richard VanderVeen ko arrived in Cairo Thursday actually felt his GOP opponent from Damascus for an official was better Qualified. Confused However, some leading U. S. fivc . d vjsjt an(i talks whh | Republicans had held the seat scholars say the situation in     s,nce    1910- Theater Time for Saturday Back by Popular Demand Stuart's Frontier Inn presents: IN PERSON ABOU HASON THE TURKISH MAGICIAN Ttltvivion appt araru ti on Dovtd Frost, Today, What s My Lint?, Circus Timt, Fantasy, and numerous newscasts. A untqut form of tnttrtainment. CONTINUOUS SHOWING Fri., Sat., & Monday MARCH I, 2 & 4 Open Daily at 4 OO I Miles West et Cedar Rapids on Hi(hway 30 Phone 446-6161 Every Sat. 5:30-9 p.m. BEEFEATERS BUFFET $2.95 per person Children under IO, $1.95 Roait Round of Beef, Beef Stroganoff, Salads, Relishes, Desserts Grant Wood Kitchen ROOSEVELT MOTOR HOTEL CESAR ms. IOWA . inner NT GUEST PARKING / COMMUNITY THEATER -“Play It Again, Sam” — 8. PARAMOUNT - “Crazy Joe” — 2,4,6, 8, IO. IOWA — “Serpico” — 1:30, 3:40, 5:50, 8, IO. WORLD — “Sting” — 1:45, 4:05, 6:40, 9:10; shorts — 1:30, 3:50, 6:25, 8:55. TIMES — “Chariots of the Gods?” — 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30. PLAZA — “Superdad” — 2, 5:45, 9:25; “Son of Flubber” 3:50, 7:30. STAGE I — “American Graffiti”-2:35, 4:40. 7:45,9:50. STAGE 2 - “Paper Chase” -2:40, 4:50.7:40, 9:50. Trophy Lounge, presents this Fri. & Sal. "KAYNE” 519 ll Streel S.W. Saturday, March 2 SKIP DYER & DAVE DEMOSS 9-1:30 A.M. Len’s 88 Club 88 16th Ave. SW China is confused and they eau p:gy P ,ian ,caders arKl sald hc Despite VanderVeen’s “dump tion against jumping to conclu- would return to Damascus    at    Nixon    stand,    Hie    poll said 70 sions. They say Chou En-lai has th( ‘ end of bis visit t0    percent    of the    voters knew how shifted somewhat to the left and Gromyko was welcomed at they would vote before hearing it is too early to say what the Gairo airport by Foreign    Min-    his platform,    the    Free Press outcome might be. The next six * stcr I smad kahmy.    said. weeks or two months may clari-l    talks    in Damascus have The newspaper said the poll profit margins on a storewide fy the situation.    been of great va luc,“ Gromyko was being withheld by the party basis “are totally ineffective in The official China watchers     newsr n f!n before leaving until after Tuesday’s special controlling profit margins on say they are not sure the ,)amascus these talks are not congressional election in Cincin-b f ri I    j    I    beef,” he said.    present campaign has any bv- yet com P ,cted and wiH resume natl, Ohio. That election will Action Deferred ‘iwerament price controls ing politician as a target Mao a lew days> a,,er my vlslt t0 " ,e Republican party's ;tnd tho nririnr* nrardirp<s nf __________ ......    ..._____ ..    ,_____ Cairo.    November election chances a Bargaining Bill DES MOINES thor action on and AP) a public cm,p- ing the pricing practices ol appears to stay above the fray r , , ,    , Fur-.packers and retailers arc mak-jp reac hi n « his longtime sermon Gromykos announcement third test. The GOP has lost the ■‘mn-lint? “hut/e numbers” of cattle\u «..u’iu.. -... u..j cm..  u meant he was following closely first two, both in districts they — huge numbers (if cattle that stability is bad The world loyes’ collective bargaining bill feeders leave the business, Kal-'j s j n disorder and that is a good     m0Vf ‘ m <' n t s °f U.S. Secrc* formerly held. was deferred Friday in the Iowa    lem said. “In Iowa alone, we;thing for the advance of    the    rev- 1    tary of    State Kissinger    and in house until'next week.    have approximately 8,000 fewer    olutionary system he says.     effect ado P ting Kissinger-style!    30    YEARS    AGO    -    Speaker The only actidn on the meas-    cattle feeders in business today    The China watchers    here    do    shuttle    diplomacy in    his bid    Martin    (R-Mass.)    canceled    all ure Friday was correction ol an    than we had last summer.” amendment adopted earlier to not detect any change in to .*£ e 4 ? ^ uss ' a in fjPff, outstanding cards of admission STAGE 3 - “Busting” - 2:30, 4:20,6:10, 8,9:50. STAGE 4 — “Cinderella liberty” - 2:30, 4:45, 7:30, 9:45. EASTOWN I — “The Day of the Dolphin” — I, ,3, 5, 7, 9. EASTOWN 2 - “McQ” — 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30. MARION — Features at ll, I, 3, 5, 7, 9, ll. COLLINS - “Teenage Tramp” — 7:45; “The Stepdaughter” — 9:25; “The Law- ness -yer” - 10:55. __30 prohibit secondary boycotts in disputes involving public employes. The amendment by Rep. Charles Grassley (R-New Hartford ) was discovered He warned that the beef industry will be “concentrated in the hands of a few” if the trend continues. not believe that Chou is the real butt of criticism that is daily; heaped on Confucius. “Whether the pubbc thinks it    No    Change to be;is desirable or not, only well; There is no sign of lmprove . faulty after it was adopted. It financed big businesses would ment here in i: s . china rp , a . was corrected    bv    agreement    be-    be    producing boof in    the    future     tions but also    no signs of deteri- tween    proponents    and    opponents    You    can be sure they    won t    do    it    oration. U    S. Ambassador at    a    loss, Kallem said.    David Bruce    has been called __back from Peking to serve as a rn ~ China's foreign policy They do wi ' 1 } lhc <l , riv * " ,r a Middle Easl '» th ''     of    representatives ttpttlpmpnt     as    f e( j cr ai officials agreed on a temporary security plan to guard against any new terroristic acts by a fanatical band of Puerto Ricans. of the bill Further action was deferred because the floor manager of the measure, Rep. Brice Oakley (R-Clinton), had to be absent because of his wife’s ill- YEARS AGO — States’ rights ^advocates, in conference,! blocked use of servicemen’s fed- Long Sleep Ends TOKYO ..AR, - MU Choke! 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