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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 14 Thf Cfdar Rapids l-'ri.. May 31. Alexis Smith's Movie Career Turned Cold By Bob Thomas pit-tare I nu-an noluulv. l.OS ANT.KI.I.'S (AP) He- rails I floured iht liirniiii; to films after a IVyeur didn't wain me. MI I turned I absent Alexis Smith giniudcs oilier In the !aM tuup :in lieu ul id >jm-e I ttlii'ii a mm if career people ,-ax. siiddi-nK iiirn-. mid' 'Oh. 1 retired "Xiili'idy ;i-ki'd me a and ditln'l waul to at! any Alexis Smith Theater Time Schedule for Friday PARAMOUNT "The Out- STACK -t "Tliicu-s Like fit" IV nuiliiHT Saturday malinee 2. "Thieves Like Us" IOWA "Puper Clmse" 1.--1II. "rindcrella KASTOWX 1 "The Liht'fty" dst" WORLD "The Stills'" Saturday shorts Exumsl" EASTOWX 2 "Butfh Cas- T1MES "PaiKirama Bhif" sidy and tin- Sundance Kid" X. 7. ii. PLAZA "The Cucoanuts" 7. "Millinn Dollar Le.u-s" Saturday nuilinee "Million Dollar Legs" 2. 5; "The STAGE 1 "American Graffiti" Saturday matinee "American Graffiti" STAGE 2 "Le Sex Shop" 8. Saturday matinee "Le Sex Shop" STAGE 3 -Thai-ly" Saturday matinee "Cliarly" Saturday matinee "Butch (.'assidy and the Sundance Kid" 1. 3.5. MARIOX Features at 11. 1. 3. 5. 7. 9. 11. COLLINS "Class 9: "Getaway" "Fear Is the Key" 1. TW1XT TOWN "Billy 9. 1: "Buunie and Clyde" TWIN" WEST "The Police Women" "Superchick" 11: "The Wild Riders" TW1X EAST "Mcir "Red Sun" "Dirty Dingus McGee" more.' Hut I didn't iviire. 1 iliil w.iiil :ii-i Alexis Smith IN mm the a second career at MIT .mt! il.mt perioi in.nice in "Ft'liies" reminded prouiicci's that her talent h.idii'l dimmed. Xou she is her iirst film role since "The Voiini; Phil.iilclplii.nis" I'aul Xcviiji.llJ lil She the fifth mhest in the world in Is Not liased on the Siisanu novel I.eailini; l.ady the I1MIK and lil'ills. one ul !lt'il> untitl's sen it cable leading ci ul, tiueenly. .ilool. more In inspire men to creative en- deavor than passion she helped the ul Mark Twain (Kredne March) in "The Adventures ol Mark Gershwin (Ruben Alda) in "Iv'liapsody in Cole Porter (Cary (IrunO in "Xiylil and She was Hie ideal vv ile or "oilier unman" lor tall, hand- some leading men like Krrul Flynii. Clark Gable and .loci McCrea. They had to lie tall. Alexis is ii feet 7. Her career turned off abruptly, leaving her but occupied. "I'm never idle." she said. "There are so many things in the world that interest me that 1 couldn't possibly explore them in one lifetime. "For one thing. I'm anxious lor lessons. .Not just dancing and exercise that I've always taken. I also learned French, Italian. Spanish, yoga, mind control, etc. I even look a real estate course so I wouldn't have to pay a broker's license mi some property my doctor and I wanted to buy. Suggested Kpitapli "Later 1 discovered 1 would have to work three years in a real csiulc office before I could be licensed. "A ll'lcnd ul iMHIe Mmuested im epitaph: 'Here Lies Alexis Smith She Died ol Speed (he loin: layoff. she accompanied liusliaiid t'rau; SU'M'iis oil dim local ions ail' appeared with him in the loin inu company of 'H'aclu flower" Tin- lurii in In career came from yd anullu scl of lessons, this lime course called "The Aclor A Ity Daud "In !he old days, ihere uer and there were ac Miss Siniih explained I'.ul [he iii-u kiml of mnsii-ii actors who can siiii; The main iliinj; David iloes i leach >ou liow in andiliiin" is ihe mosi im liorlanl tiling of all, since ilnit': tin1 aclor jids a job. Mis: Smilli learned how Craig's was ulieii shi Iried mil fnr Ihe role ii Her first aiulilioi before producer Harold Princi eviikt'd Ihe usual "Don't cal us; we'll call yon." Prince relnclantly .yranlei her anollier Iryoul. after slu luitl Irainetl six minilhs will I'raiK. When she finished sinj; the producer rushed dowi Ihe Iheuler aisle to contra Inlate her. Miss Smith's return In films in "Once Is Xnl Kiiiiiifjli" wil conlriisl will) Ihe pristiiu romances ol her artier Bros we rehearsed il. vears. Her big love scelie K evervone on the set seemed ti- with MI-IMM Merconii. uho lillateil." said Miss Smith portrays a nun u- "Melma and I trealed it m-l ipieen like anv other scene. mi MIU t AST CtNICR PI. BD nMwmrwMQ OPEN SHOW REMEMBER THE SUMMER OF '42? '3 PP. COLOR GIANTS HfRMIf.OSCY AND BrNJYj IN A MW ADVENIUM Class Bit Ports-. "Tin' Oscar-wiuuiii: best picture of 1973, has earned S5.2 million so fur in 31 U.S. cities. 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