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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, April 20, 1974 Cancer Society's 'courage award' goes to actor Cinematographers fight smallity' idea WASHINGTON (AP) Actor William Gargan. who lost his larynx to cancer, has received the American Cancer Society's annual "courage award" from President Nixon's wife. Pat. Since his life-saving operation 14 years ago, Gargan has become a volunteer leader in a campaign to help raise funds for cancer research. The 68-year-old stage and Coming to MEDKM HAT Stop at the FRONTIER MOTEL Excellent Accommodations Reasonable Rates Also Weekly and Commercial Rates Reserve Collect at 527-2266 movie actor learned to speak again through a breath-control method known as esophagal speech BUSY WRITER LOS ANGELES (AP) Carl Reiner is writing two movies at the same time. In the morning, he works alone, adapting a comedy novel. In the afternoon, he works with Michael Ellas and Frank Shore on an original screen- yet Glenda Jackson and Carol Burnett. The latter project came about when Universal Studios signed Jackson and Burnett for a film and then had to come up with a script. Hear DR. J.RUSSELL talk on "The Coming Crunch in Canada's Petroleum Supply" New Lethbridge Public Library Tuesday, April 23, p.m. The Public is invited! Sponsored jointly by Lethbridge Committee lor an Independent Canada and The Lethbridge Public Library. A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 60S 5th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7921 or 328-1181 P. LAWSON TRAVEL MARQUIS HOTEL BLDG. PHONE 328-3000 By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NEA) Maybe you hadn't noticed but this is The Year of the Cinematographer. At least, the ASC American Society of Cinematographers is trying to get that idea across to the public. They think, and their is some justice in their pOMtion. that movie-goers are not sufficiently aware of the contribution ot Cinematographers to motion pictures And so they are launching a big campaign to remedy that situation. Ernest Laszlo, one of Hollywood's great photographers, is currently president of ASC. He believes that more attention should be tocused on the cameramen, because that art is currently in a state of decline. 17 night TV shows cancelled NEW YORK (AP) The CBS and NBC television networks said Friday they have cancelled a total of 17 evening entertainment shows, including the long-running Dean Martin Comedy Hour and Here's Lucy series. NBC. which" cancelled 10 shows, said it will have 12 new series on the air fall. CBS said it will have sevan. ABC said its 1974-75 program schedule will be made public by late Monday or Tuesday. NBC's Dean Martin show is the oldest of the casualties. It went on the air Sept. 16, 1965. CBS's Here's Lucy, now in its sixth season, was dropped after its star, Lucille Ball, asked to end the show. Other programs NBC can- celled are The Flip Wilson Show, The Magician, Tuesday Mystery Movie, Chase, Wednesday Night at the Movies, Music Country USA. Lotsa Luck, The Girl with Something Extra and The Brian Keith Show. The CBS cancellations, in addition to the Lucy show, are The New Dick Van Dyke Show. Dirty Sally, Shaft, Hawkins. Tuesday Night Movie and The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour. The last program, now in its third season, was among the top-rated shows but was can- celled when the marriage of its two stars broke up earlier this year. NBC also said it has can- celled the monthly Hec Ramsey segment of its Sunday Mystery Movie series, but that the other programs in that series will return next fall AND ZODIAC STUDIOS IN CONOERT featuring FASHIONS by SWEET SIXTEEN Downtown and Mill and STATUTORY GRAPE 2 Only Tuisdiy ind Wrinndiy. April 30 ind Miy 1 8 p.m ATES MEMORIAL CENTRE TlehtU Si.SO and 13.00 at: Sixteen Statutory Grape Mutic and Sperti "Quality has gone out the window." Laszlo says. "The current philosophy seems to be that as long as it gets on the screen, it's all right It was haul for us to find five worthy nominees for the cinommography Oscar this en r He thinks that today, with bmlgeUtiN considerations so important to movie-making, the artistic part of films has become largely forgotten. "There's no demand for ERNEST LASZLO quality photography Laszlo says He also believes the public has the wrong idea of just what is good photography. They look at films such as "Ryan's Daughter" and ''Jonathan Livingston Seagull" and admire the beautiful landscapes and leap to the conclusion that those are great jobs of cinematography. Laszlo points out that that's not exactly the way things should be judged. "When you do an exterior he says, "and you can wait for the proper lighting, the shots can be taken by a 10-year-old child. The way to tell quality photography is in an interior picture God isn't there to help. People get carried away with natural beauty. The art comes in when you have to shoot interiors." When you are shooting an interior scene, he says, you have to do the lighting yourself "Every light should have a he says. "But today they toss in a lot of light so people can walk anywhere and be lit It works, but it isn't artistic." The ASC is not a union nor a guild but an educationl, professional and cultural organization. The members there are only 185 active members are invited to join. There are a few TV men who have become members but so far there are no women. One of ASC's most recent activities is an every other month program honoring various pioneer Cinematographers. Fifteen have been saluted so far. "Most of our pioneers are getting along." Laszlo says. "We'd like to honor them while they're still alive." Accidents strand fish on highway EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) It's a far cry from the old fishing hole but one of the best spots to find fish now seems to be on an interstate highway. During a two-day period, pounds of fish, ranging from Alaskan pollack to perch, have been stranded on in two tractor-trailer ac- cidents. A truck carrying pounds of frozen perch from Gloucester, Mass., to Cleve- land hit a car in East Hart- ford and swerved into an em- bankment. The day before, another truck loaded with pounds of Alaskan pollack was stranded for four hours near the same site after a sand truck rammed it and caught fire No injuries were reported in either accident. Wire services seek increase OTTAWA (CP) Canadian National-Canadian Pacific Telecommunications has applied to the Canadian transport commission for permission to increase rates for telegrams and business- communication services, it was announced here. CN-CP has asked for an in- crease of nine per cent for telegrams, night letters, money transfers and press messages sent in Canada This is in addition to the 11-per- cent increase for telegrams sought last November, but not yet approved. It also wants a six-per-cent increase for rental of business communications equipment, 20 per cent for broadband tolls, 10 per cent for occasional and monthly broadcast services and increases for equipment in- stallation and relocation CN-CP said it needs the rate increases to help offset rising labor costs. If approved, the increases will yield about million annually. 4 DIE IN EARTHQUAKES BOGOTA (Reuter) The final toll in a series of mediumstrength earthquakes which rocked the northeastern corner of Colombia Wednesday night is four dead, 10 injured and 30 missing, officials said Friday APRIL 22 to 27 WILD ROSE TRIO AT THE ALEC ARMS HOTEL "A work Eric Arthur, architect and historian commissioned to renovate and restore the University of Toronto's University College, examines one of the building's gargoyles. Mr. Arthur calls the building "a work of Book award for fiction Authors to share honor NEW YORK (AP) The 25th annual National Book Award for fiction has been won jointly by two authors, Thomas Pynchon, for his novel, Gravity's Rainbow, and Isaac Bashevis Singer for his short story collection. A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories. The awards, the United States publishing industry's equivalent of moviedom's Oscars, were presented here yesterday at Lincoln Centre Each of 14 awards in 10 categories carries a prize, to be divided by co- winners. Awards for poetry and translation were also shared. Allen Ginsberg, a leader of the Beat generation of the 1950s, shared the poetry award for his The Fall of America: Poems of These States. 1965-1971, with Adrienne Rich, author of Diving Into The Wreck. The translation award was by Karen Brazell for 'The Confessions of a Lady Nijo, the memoir of a 14th- century Japanese poet; Helen Lane for Alternating Current, by Octavio Paz: and Jackson Matthews for Monsieur Teste by Paul Valery. Other winners were: Arts and into Movies, by Pauline Kael, a film critic for The New Yorker. Contemporary Affairs CBS radio com- mentator Murray Kempton for The Briar Patch- The People of the State of New York v. Lumumba Shakur et al Kempton's book examines an arson, conspiracy and murder trial of New York Black Panthers. Philosophy and Husserl: Philosopher of Infinite Tasks, by Maurice Natanson Hisory Harvard University Prof. John Clive of Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian. Children's Court of the Stone Children, Search lake in land deal probe LONDON (AP) Police in- vestigating the forgery of Prime Minister Harold Wilson's signature on a letter promoting a land deal sent frogmen Friday to search the lake where property dealer Ronald Milhench's wife was drowned in a car accident. They searched for a firearms register said to have gone down with the car. Milhench is also a licensed firearms dealer and police, for an undisclosed reason, want to account for all Mil- hench's weapons. Mrs Milhench was drowned when a rented car with her husband at the wheel plunged into a lake Feb. 28. Milhench escaped and a coroner's jury decided that his wife's death was an accident. Milhench had taken out a life insurance policy on his wife weeks before the accident. The land deals affair broke with a report in a London newspaper that Milhench had a letter bearing Wilson's forged signature relating to property transactions. There was no suggestion Wilson himself was involved in any land deal or that transactions involving his secretary, Marcia Williams. by Eleanor Cameron. The story involves a young girl's tragedy in Napoleonic France, as fantasized by a modern-day girl CALLED AT 327-3203 Ed Bauer For All Your Printing Needs Our plant is well equipped to give you service and quality on all your print- ing arid lithographing orders TMEKEftALDPfl 327-3203-328-4411 5th Ave. and 7th St. S. Lethbridge Herald Bldg. A Divrsion of Ronalds- Federated Limited In The Pass Call VERN DECOUX Blairmore ASK ED FOR YOUR FREE 1974 VACATION SCHEDULE ORGAN RECITAL SUN., APR. 21 NICOLAS KYNASTON organlit at p.m. NICOLAS KYNASTON organist from England Debut North AmericanTour For a decade organist ot London's Westminster Cathedral, Nicolas Kynas- ton now devotes himself entirely to performance and recording work and has to his credit more com- mercial albums than any other organist in his country A graduate of the Royal College of Music and a student of Germany in Italy during his teens, Kynaston has performed through out Europe as a recitalist and or- chestral soloist. ADMISSION FREE SILVER COLLECTION 1OO years ago We did it in this year something with us! Send for our beautiful new vacation kit. P O Box 2500. Edmonton Alberta Name Cny .Province ;