Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 24, 1974, Page 26

Cedar Rapids Gazette

September 24, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Beck’s Show Business Beat ma H> Marilyn Berk HOLLYWOOD (NYT) - An extremely elated Doris Day received the overwhelming news last week that she may he $2.1 million dollars richer. That’s the amount Superior Court Judge Lester Olson awarded her in deciding in her favor in the lawsuit she’s waged these past six months against Jerome Rosenthal, business partner of her late husband, Marty Melcher. Actually, the battle to re*  iiwwnhum i cover monies from the Martin Melcher estate goes back for six years — a battle fought al most single-handedly by Doris’ son. Terry Melcher. Last year Rosenthal af templed to have Terry removed as administrator of the Melcher estate. He failed in that battle, And now Terry has won the war for recovery to his mother of the fortune. “Ifs turned out bettor than I could ever dream," says the 31-year-old Melcher. awn Theater Times for Tuesday PARAMOUNT - “Together Brothers” — 7 40, 9 30 IOWA — “The Godfather" — 1:30, 4 40 , 7:50; shorts — 4 30. 7:40 WORLD — “That’s Entertainment!” — 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30 TIMES — "Act of Vengeance” - 2:IO.' 3:55, 5:40, 7:30, 9:20; shorts - 2, 3:40, 5:25, 7 15, 9:05 PLAZA — “Throw Out the Anchor” — 7, 9:20. STAGE I — “California Split” - 7:45, 9:50. STAGE 2 — “Harold and Maude" — 8, 9:50. Lionel Hampton Reported in Good Condition NEW YORK (AP) - Jazz great Lionel Hampton is reported in good condition in the intensive care unit of Mount Sinai hospital A hospital spokesman said on Monday that Hampton was admitted last Thursday suffering from massive internal bleeding, but that the condition was now controlled. Hampton, 61, is best known for his appearances as vibraharp soloist with the Benny Goodman band STAGE 3 — “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex" — 7:55, 9:40. STAGE 4 — “Mr. Majes-tyk" - 7:35, 9:35. EASTOWN I - “Chosen Survivors" — 7:30, 9:20 EASTOWN 2    -    “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz” — 7, 9: IO MARION — Features at ll, 1. 3, 5, 7. 9 COLLINS — “Act of Vengeance” - 8; “The Unholy Rollers” - 9:50. TWIXT TOWN - “Chosen Survivors" —    7:45; “The Mutations” — 9:35 TWIN WEST - “Girls for B<*nt — 8:05; “Women for Sale'' — 9 45. “Sweet Suzie" - ll 20 TWIN EAST - “The Massage Parlor” — 8 05; "The Group Marriage” — 9:45 Dante Ruled Mentally Competent for Trial TUCSON, Ariz. (UPI) -Night club hypnotist Ronald Dante, a fonder husband of Pana Turner, was declared mentally competent this week to stand trial on an attempted murder charge, for allegedly trying to hire an assassin to kill a rival hypnotist. Dante, 44. underwent 30 days of psychiatric testing following testimony at a pretrial hearing that .his mental abilities may have been impaired by drugs Superior Court Judge Robert Q. Roylston scheduled the trial to begin Oct. 16 Gleason’s Second Wife Contests Divorce FORT LAUDERDALE. Fla (UPI) — Jackie Gleason’s second wife has contested her husband’s divorce action and is apparently hoping for a reconciliation. Mrs. Gleason. 41, the former Beverly McKittrick. filed a petition in circuit court here asking the court to dismiss her husband’s divorce suit and to delay all proceedings to give the couple time to effect a reconciliation. Gleason, 58. married the former secretary whom he met on a golf course in England in 1970 following a widely publicized divorce from his first wife. •>SCKQf 0 Itll Sd ffertVS Cedar Rapids System Telephone 3CMQ44 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5096 it TONITi * THE BANK proton ft: • LADIES NIGHT • IAU DRINKS VS PRICE TO THE LADIES . , pit)* “TRUTH & JANEY" ON THIS DATE in 1780, during the Revolutionary war, Benedict Arnold escaped to a British ship after attempting to betray the West Point fortifications on the Hudson river. As for Doris, several years ago she told me that — after decades of stardom — mismanagement had lift her virtually broke, without even title to her home. She certainly doesn’t have to worry about money now "He’s a genius," says the actress of her only child. After the results of the hearings, no one could disagree Judge Olson found Rosenthal guilty of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary relationship — plus various other charges involving misuse of the monies of the Martin Melcher estate. Michele Phillips is anxiously awaiting the return of exhusband John Phillips from New York so they can get about the business of recording her first solo record album. The former “Mama” of the Mamas and the Papas fame tells me she’s experienced much apprehension about her first independent singing try, but after recent rehearsals in New York for the disc, says, “I feel much more confident about the session “I was always afraid to record alone. I had no one to adviso me, to help me along But having John beside me in New York, serving as producer of the project, made the apprehensions vanish Suddenly I wasn't lonely. He was there every step of the way. telling me what to do and what not to do.” Michelle admits that these years since the breakup of the Mamas and the Papas have not been all that pleasant. There was the emotional distress of a personal life that included a fiery affair with Jack Nicholson, and the miscarriage of their child There was also the enforced idleness she underwent when she found herself without an outlet in music. These past three years she s been concentrating on making a name for herself as an actress, though that road I hasn’t been extremely easy for her to traverse She will be seen Wednesday in ABC’s Movie of the Week, “California Kid”, but says, “since that show completed production I haven't been given the opportunity to do much else.” She can take her professional life more in stride these days however, because her j personal life is finally coming into shajnv “I no longer feel compelled to bury myself in work," declares Michelle, “because of groovy things that are happening.” She’s not only referring to the groovy work relationship she's establishing with exhusband John Phillips, but to a new love who’s come into her lib* —■ whose name she’d rather keep secret for the moment. “I don't want to take the chance of anything bad happening to this relationship Mavin* I’m just superstitious." She probably has reasons to be. • * * It s star time, folks, “( bleo and the Man” has thus far only had a two-time, on-air tryout, and already Freddie Prinze is creating the impression he considers himself a super celebrity. Sources on the set tell me the 19-year-old comedian is creating quite a bit of trouble for his production bosses, and giving a minimum of cooperation to NBC. Freddie is only two years removed from his New York City ghetto background, but is already acting as if he knows it all. Unless things calm down. you can expect fireworks to erupt on the “Chico” set before the season's half through And, whattya know, it isn't even a Tandem Productions show. Karl Holliman has been miffed at NHC (that network is having its share of personality problems) because of ads that have been promoting his “Police Woman” series The ads read. “Angie Dickinson, co-starring Karl Holliman.” Far! instead insisted they be changed to read, “starring Angie Dickinson and Karl Holliman ” And of such molehills are mountains molded in movie-land. The Beatles might soon be on the way to the storage area of the Hollywood wax museum reserved for yesterday's idols. Seems few visitors to the museum pay any attention to the waxen reproductions of the Liverpool lads And that many of the young visitors don’t even know who the Beatles are. The most popular star'* According to museum owner Spoony Singh, “about the only one nearly everyone asks for is Marilyn Monroe.” Ray Milland found it difficult to keep his mind on Los Angeles Imok promotion chores for his “Wide-Fved in THI HOTSPOT EMERGENCY ROOM 4650 1st Av*. N.E. Bud-Blue-Old Mil. on Tap FAMILY • SPECIAL! COMPLETE DINNER • 3 pieces of chicken I i^|> • Mashed potatoes    * and gravy • Cole slaw • 2 Hot biscuits and honey Will the meeting come to order... Lots of meetings do come to order at the Country buffet -breakfast, luncheon or dinner meetings. Any size. With quick service, reasonable fares — it’s a nice way to enjoy doing business. Country buffet at the ROOSEVELT MOTOR BOTEL Country style* Country priced * Country good Hit, (ll.IM SI I Hilt ll $2 IhniMM S3 i 111' (MtkllMI I )l Ht Itll WU! I llkll K.I|II|K Marilyr Beck ON THIS DATF in 1869, there was panic on Wall Street altar all attempt by financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk to corner the gold market • THE BRASS SOUND — — THE CHANGES Every Tuesday A Wednesday in September f£.    •    .    •    . •    , Every Friday & Saturday, FickenS Faculty FARAH’S SHOW LOUNGE 113 “A” Ave. N.W. Babylon” autobiography this week His tw'o-year-old grandson was undergoing hernia surgery at a Pacific Palisades hospital Now that the youngster is* on the road to recovery, the debonair veteran star has set off for San Francisco, for additional book promotion chores He and Mal, his bride of 42 years, (theirs is one of the loveliest love stories of the industry) plan to spend about three weeks visiting old Hollywood friends before they head home to their villa in the south of France. Ray has turned down a film assignment in Israel this month, ("its too hot in israel in September”), and plans to spend much of his time this coming year completing his novel for William Morrow and Co. SPECIAL Tues. & Wed. Vs Pound Ribeye or Interesting sidelight lo Alan Landsburg productions’ upcoming CBS movie, “Fear on Trial’’, based on John Henry Faulk’s    autobiography. Famed attorney bans Nizer was Faulk's attorney in the libel adion some* 2(1 years ago — against Aware, Inc. — the group that had labeled the news commentator a Communist. When the jury found for Faulk, its award to him of $3 5 million was larger than the sum Nizer had originally sued tor. Incidentally, the lawsuit in a practical sense ended the blacklist which had been operating unofficially in the television and motion picture fields since the house un-American activities committee hearings New York Strip STEAK Complete Dinner Includes • Tossed Salad or Cole Slaw • Home Made Roll • Hash Brown Potatoes • Coffee, iced or hot tea 2.09 REGULAR 2.89 vi RAMAOfl INN 5550 6th St. SW Cedar Rapids, /o'«6 Presents September I 3 thru 28th 9 PM-1:30 AM KING COLE TRIO In our Granada Lounge For Reservations Phone 366-7721 coming soon “Holiday in Greece" Now Taking Reservations For Your Meetings, Banquets A Holiday Parties GOU R M E T DIN I N O Pizza TNI STUDENT ACTWtnES COMMOTES or cot COLLEGE PNFSENTS TIM WEISBERG October I, 1974 Sinclair Auditorium £\ Ira law A,Jx Mil SSW I '&?■ ... (PmrDelicious Deep Pish Pizza I aden rntk if fur attice cf Tw’ixp v * , BI rn ara t 'fa/se L yeacipe fres/t Tomtits f ^ C 4 Sated fy perfect ie* f fawr 20years ^    /net * des LOrqefffa/iaK. 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