Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP largest Display Of DRAPERY MATERIALS In Western Canada 325 7th St. 5. Ph. 327-4475 The LetlibrUlge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE KING LAUNDERETTE Washing, Drying, Dry Cleaning Phone 328-8944 3 A 12 St. BS. Attended Man. thru Fri. THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 21 TO FRIDAY, APRIL 27 and P 4 episodes One of the world's great love stories oanies lo Canadian tele- vision when CBC-TV presents in four episodes the Russian- produced film version of Tol- stoy's War and Peace, Satur- days p.m., starling April 21. Made at a cost of one hundred million dollars, War and Peace follows the lives of four Russian famiMes agninst the background of Napoleon's invasion of that country. The M o s f i 1 m production faithful'y portrays the period from the time of the French Emperor's early victories to his eventual defeat by a com- bination of. the spirit of the Russian people and the savage northern winter. A number of countries co- operated in the making of the film, the most elaborate movie ever produced. In one battle scene alone, soldiers (French and Russian) were used. One hundred indoor sets and over two hundred outdoor sets were built. Artifacts from the collections of forty nv.is- eums were used to add to the authenticity of the palaces and drawing rooms shown in the picture. Additional props weie produced by forly-seven factor- ies, over a five-year period. The epic drama tells the story of the ill-fated love of young Natasha Rostova for Prince Andrei Bolkwisky. The Prince his life in the film's major battle scene, and Natasha, alone and dejected, turns to Pierre, her old child- hood friend. Together they at- tempt to pick up the threads of their shattered lives. Pierre, often referred to as "the unhappy is one of Tolstoy's most carefully drawn characters, epitomizing the lost feeling of, an honest but simple man caught up in the midst of war. Produojd origmaUy in Rus- sian, the film has been dubbed into English and is a prime example of the art of dubbing, almost defying detection. CBC-TV will present War and Peace in four ep'sodes on consecutive Saturdays: April 21 "Natasha and April 28 "The Bal'.le of May 5 "Nat- asha and Pierre" and May 12 "The Burning of soldiers used in one scene alone CBC-TV presents the Russian produced version of 21 at p.m. Costing millions of dollars, Napo'ecn's Tolstoy's War and Peace. The mammoth production wilt invasion of Russia serves as a background for the story be shown on four consecutive Saturdays starting April of the lives of four Russian families. Sammy Davis Jr siwis loiig-term o NBC contract HOLLYWOOD (NBC) Sammy Davis Jr. has signed a long-term contract with the NBC Television Network, under which the network will have exclusive use of his talents in all maior television appear- ances effective with the 1973-74 season, it was announced by David W. Tebet, vice-president, Talent, NBC-TV. Tebet araiounced that one of DaWs' first network assign- ments will be as a freement guest star on the new "NBC Follies" series, picmiering this fall. He will also appear as a guest on other NBC-TV shows, including specials, World Pre- miere movies and "The To- night Show starring Johnny Carson." In addition, he wil' de- velop and create new televi- sion properties for the net- work. Kate digs today's music and youth HOLLYWOOD (NBC) "I like to be around young peo- ple, it keeps me young. I like some of today's music, parti- cularly wlien it tells a story and when it has a good solid rock beat." The quotes are those of Kate Smith, in her 42nd year of broadcasting. Kate said she hasn't sung a note since July. "I never prac- she commented, "but tlie Lord has b'essed me with perfect pitch and a good ear. I whistle all the time." Kate pointed out that while her theme song is "When the Moon Comes Over the Moun- her association with the moon began in 1927 when she made her first recording, "Little White House at the End of Honeymoon Lane" on one side, and "Half a Moon" on the reverse. Kato's lifelong pMlosophy has kept her a top theatrical personality all these years: "Live each day to the fullest and liope for tomorrow. Treat each person you as your brother or sister. The Golden Rule is foremost. Do unto others as you would have them, do unto you. And always do what you can for those less fortunate than you are." Hawaii Five-O best dramatic series 011 TV LOS ANGELES (CBS) Hawaii Five-O, action detec- tive drama starring Jack Lord, has been named Esst Dramatic Television Series of 1972 at the eighth armval Festival of World Television. Selection of the winners is made by a panel of media buyers representing more than 65 countries. Hawaii Five-O, filmed en- tirely on location in Hawaii, will start its sixth this fall on the CBS Net- work. Started at 3 Shelley Fabares, a star of NBC-TV's "The Little People" started her acting career at the age three and has ne'er done a.iy other kind of work. RECORD OF THE WEEK SIMPSONS bears 'HOUSE OF THE HOLY' LED ZEPPELIN Atlantic STORE HOURS: Open Recent Dept. daily from a.m. to 5 39 p.m., Thurt. and Frf. until 9 p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 358-923!