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Berkshire Eagle (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Pittsfield, Massachusetts Berkshire Eagle saturday May 111974 Fork Moo american film theatre plans 13 new movies the american film theatre announced today a 197475 schedule of 13 motion pictures representing million in production investment five films based on works of the contemporary theatre will comprise arts second sea son lineup and the newly conceived childrens film theatre will have a premiere repertory of eight motion pictures the announcement was made jointly by Ely Landau president of the Ely Landau organization inc and Irving Kott newly elected chairman of the Board of Cine vision Ltd Canada which will again Combine resources to present the two series july starts three aft productions Are scheduled to go before the Cam Era in London in july and a gust they Are Brecht Galileo directed by Joseph Losey go Between the Piara Dellos six characters in search of an author under the direction of Franco Zeffirelli and Juliet the taming of the and David storeys in Celebration directed by Lindsay Anderson Lucky sporting the two remaining presentations will be Robert Shaws the Man in the Glass Booth and Arthur Millers adaptation of Ibsen an enemy of the people both Are scheduled for production in Hollywood in july the second aft season will begin in january 1975 it will again be presented on a Oncea month season subscription basis with one matinee and one evening performance on each of two consecutive weekdays Al ways a monday and some 650 theatres throughout the United states and Ca from 516 for the pre Miere expected to participate the childrens film theatre will premiere in the fall of As a subscription approximately 600 theatres throughout the United states and Canada perform open Fitl sit i Sun id Cut All new die zip htog4t Pittsfield drive in Mii Sill id pitt5heid ances will be matinees one consecutive saturday and sunday each month for the eight months from october to May there will be three Mati Nee performances on saturdays and two on sunday three properties have been set for the childrens film theatre to Date a Milnes the Ivory Beverly Cross and Norman Steinberg and Alan users the great Popcorn caper plans Call for at least two of the eight films to be produced in Canada to fill vacuum in disclosing plans for the Sec Ond aft season and that agree ment in principle had been reached to go Forward with the launching of the childrens film theatre Landau said we be Lieve there is an enormous entertainment vacuum for the very Young and we mean to fill some part of it there Are Mil Lions of parents with children in the 7to 11age category who Are concerned with having no real alternatives to continuous Tele vision viewing to offer their who Are looking for qualitative entertainment outside the Home when they do seek a suitable motion picture they All too rarely have a Chance of discriminating be tween the very occasional Good film for children and the More often than not squalid ones the childrens film theatre repertory will aim for a Stan Dard of excellence in terms of properties and casts com parable on its level to that of our american film theatre series our commitment to a series of theatre film for the Young on a sustained basis that will once again bring a Little touch of innocence warmth Joy and humor into the lives of youngsters will assure both parents and children of Quality entertainment on week ends once a month through most of the year arts initial season Landau further stated has provided an invaluable platform of know How with repertory and sub ascription Selling and critical and Public support that will help assure a solid base of accept Ance for the new childrens series estimates for the first aft season run in the area of some 500000 season subscribers with Advance sales of approximately four million tickets the largest Advance Sale for any entertainment form this season the american film theatres Premier season consisted of eight motion pictures seven of which were produced by Landau its president and creator these were Edward a bees a delicate balance Eugene to Nesco Rhinoceros John of Bornes Luther Harold pin ters the Homecoming Eugene one ills the iceman cometh Simon Grays but Ley Kurt Weill and Maxwell Andersons lost in the stars the eighth film was the Lau rence Olivier motion picture version of Anton Chekhov three Sisters dont store it sell it treat Mont to delicious dining at the Tena House the of the pitt5fiild Lenox Road for risk nations 415 6371341 open every Day charge cards accepted Riverside i h Olf free parking ukr est amusement Park in new en6uno open saturday 6 pm sunday 1 pm Beautiful symphonic Fountain continuous entertainment from opening to closing met Way Riverside Park Masi to exit 4 South in Rte 5 to 37anil a it ave 159 Avawam Matt music theatre to Art Lampoon Harp oits worst films of year As i hear it foresight by Jay c Rosenfeld 1 dont think i looked very far ahead when i finished my schooling the average graduate can look Forward to about 40 years of participation in the marts of the world in one capacity or an other if i had envisioned some 4frodd years during which i would have had to earn my living i might possibly have quit before starting this dribbling a few pennies each week into a savings account May be Fine at least the savings Banks assure us it is if we follow their advice we can fish All Day Long after we retire theres a Prospect for you but patience is in Short Supply in some parts of our society some factions Stu dents still want revolution now so do other segments of our Economy i do not pretend to be Able to Deal with that situation in of the school that advocates a onetime tremendous killing fast and furious the Irish sweepstakes the game the Stock Market a real estate Deal inventing a needed product writing a hit play there was big news some time ago of the Sale of a violin a Stradivari at a Price never before approached thai fiddle was sold soon after it came off the Cremon makers Bench for the Price of a living room chair that was the time to buy it All you had to do was to acquire it hold it a couple Hundred years and you had it made the metropolitan museum of Art bought velazquez1 Juan de Pareja in 1970 for about in 1801 a buyer forked Over 39 guineas for it at Chris ties auction rooms in London we suckers who toil and Drudge for a few Kopecky an hour have blinders on suppose you put in 40 years More or less from school to retirement How far can you get unless All you Hope for is fishhooks patience ladies and gentlemen is what we need pick up a fiddle or a Velazquez stash it away for a Century or two youd be surprised How time passes then put it up at so Thebes or Christ ies auction rooms in London or offer it to the metropolitan museum my Price for this advice is a paid up subscription to life its a constant source of astonishment to me How Well so Many people do in this world without consulting me there is no need Here to tabulate How far any May Nave gone who have done so the time seems to be coming when seers and oracles like me May not be needed when the state provides everything All of us require in the meantime a Little can by surveying May not be out Bordure i know for instance by Means of privileged information where the Commonwealth is going to put a big through Way the route will go through a piece of now uninteresting land which can be picked up for peanuts i know an attic in this county where the heirs of a certain gentleman recently deceased will find in due time a fiddle Long neglected and unused which carries a Label pasted to the inside of the Back and clearly legible through one of the sound holes an Tonius strode Zorius Cremo Rensis Anno 1724 made in Japan i know of a parlor in a certain Berkshire House on whose Walls now hang portraits of the ancestors of the present occupants the gentleman in one of the Pic Tures has a Long Beard sideburns or is it a full big Mustache and an inflated Chest on which medals would sit very properly if he had Ever earned any it May turn out that he was in eng land soon after our own revolution on some errand for our government and while there had his portrait done by John Singleton Copley Gilbert Stuart Ben Jamin West Robert Fulton or Samuel s b Morse or a Trumbull or Peale that painting now could possibly be converted Cash which could pay off the mor Tage of the incumbents whose fortunes have slowly but steadily declined from the status once enjoyed by the subject of the portrait the honest toil of Longfellow Vil Lage Blacksmith is Fine for some people other people i can now reveal my own situation i bought a piece of 12 acres of cow pasture from a highly estimable old Squire the Deal was completely above Board that is i said nothing about the Gold mine on it which had been abandoned and not worked for some decades neither did he i go into details about the warm and Good feeling one derives from going out into an Auri fic backyard the first of Eacle month and digging up a few ounces one gets very quickly used to knowing what Quantity is adequate and thus is Able to avoid the expenditure of any excess Energy Al this highest interest in town stuff is Fine for the masses but my formula is so simple it seems ludicrous get hold of a Strati in mint condition of a Velazquez just off the easel or own your own Gold mine let the bourgeoisie grind out a few pennies a Day incidentally it May be of interest for you to know that the internal Revenue is not concerned if you come upon some part of Captain kidds buried treasure on your own property make reservations now for mothers Day dinner served 1 to 8 Complete dinners roast Turkey leg of Lamb enjoy dinner overlooking Goose Pond Goose Pond re off Rte 20 2430857 no Bia Zinc saddles it the most Dimaur funny Wmilne Init made Cinema histor Slazink Sayous sati Misc Movit 11 win make you laugh Umit Toube Bull in the face gent Imalle shown daily at 900 5 in Dat Mai inti at one of Tho most popular pictures of our time Billy Jack Laughlin drones mor we no Paisis of a counts this film How Sywik of Chi Tois if it in Palace theatre Pitt Sfilio mat sat Sun 1 monday and tuesday Lames ni6nt Cambridge mass an Flores the farthest limits of bad the great gatsby took top taste honors in the Harvard Lam other awards and their Poons 34th annual movie recipients worst awards and was cited for making the jazz age look like the Muzak Era editors of the Lampoon de scribed As the nations oldest humor Magazine said the film won for another vein in the nostalgia Market and having the Acquini Natalie Wood award for the worst actress of the year to barbra Streisand for the Way we were Kirk Douglas award for the worst actor of the year to Jack Lemmon for save the tigers supporting actor to live Gall to Market lines of Gat Dustin Hoffman for papillon by products of which gatsby worst supporting actress to Dyan Cannon for Shamus and the last of Sheila cheap at half the Price award to William Peter Blatty Power tools and gatsby Bur Gers cant be far off leading lady Mia Farrow was honoured with the of Doc break the Arm again for the exorcist award for mis casting in her Wilde Oscar con portrayal of Daisy Buchanan feared upon the performer reducing gatsby to a jazz age who has been willing to flout Sinatra other movies cited Lampoon in its worst awards convention and risk worldly by the damnation in the Pursuit of artistic fulfilment to John were Day of the Dolphin Wayne for mcq1 Jonathan Livingston Seagull Pil Down mandible1 a touch of class Blume in presented to the most obvious love the Way we were by and unabashedly spurious save the Tiger the a scientific phenomenon to Eric or Cist american Grafitti von Daniken for chariots of and the seven ups the gods critic Penelope Gilliatt of wrong Way Corrigan the new yorker was memorial flight jacket for awarded the Bosley Given the worst direction of a film annually to the movie critic in the past year to Mike whose writing consistently a Nichols for Day of the Dolphin Byron works on display at Library at Williams Williamstown Byron and his work is the title of the current exhibition at the Chapin Library which will continue through May 31 arranged to commemorate the 150th anniversary of byrons death the materials on display represent virtually All of this romantic poets major writings published during his lifetime first editions featured in the display Are first editions of byroms Best known works Don Juan 18191824 Childe harolds Pil Grimage 18121818 and the prisoner of Chillon Many of the works Are in excellent condition and Are still in their original wrappers or boards two unusual items in the show not to be found in any either collection Are of consid Erable interest lord byrons last will and testament of july 29 1815 is Handwritten on four Large sheets of paper by a Secretary with each Sheet signed by the author the Docu ment was presented to the Chapin Library by the Djate Henry n rent class of 1916 there is also a Large Meerschaum pipe reputed to have been used by the poet during 182223 Dis played with an original Docu ment in italian authenticating the piece of Memorabilia displayed on the Wall panels of the exhibition gallery Are 24 reproductions of views of Venice which had been originally engraved in the late 18th Cen Tury the reproductions Illus trate byrons Beppo which was written shortly after the poet arrived in Venice the exhibit is on the second floor of Stetson Hall from 9 am to 12 noon and from 1 to 5 pm monday through Friday closed saturday and sunday elks lounge presenting Public Welcome first important film of 1973 and possibly woodys House of Washington Friday saturday admission s2 a req real Good entertainment Sun Day 7 to 12 Quick Fox and in addition a new group to be x introduced sunday night catering to All types of parties with Home cooked meals for v further info dial 6239720 or 4427661 shown pm Only sunday thru thursday last 3 sat at weeks k0 i la j u m sat Sun mat Milf r6dford luscious steaks for Mother and family at the longhorn what a great Way to show her your appreciation a Day off from her regular Kitchen chores special prices for children All the draft Beer dad wants perfect All around dial 6373000 for reservations at Bernie Edgewood motor inn Pittsfield Lenox Road

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