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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Leg Joss hasn't slowed king of stunt pilots SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) Losing ;i leg seven years ago! hasn't slowed Tallman's career as king of the sUml pi- lots. Doubling as Cliff liolicrlson in Aco Eli, lie crashed an old plane inlo a barn. Replacing Dean Martin in The Wrecking Crew, lie landed a helicopter on a moving train. As Jim Backus, he flew a twin-en- gine Reechcralt through a sign- board in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World. For Catcli 22, Tallman assem- bled 25 Second World War Ii-25 bombers from the country's air ports, barns and farm fields, re conditioned them as Alan A r k i n I e d them DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. KOSACK Certified Denial Mechanic Suilo 8-304 5lh 51. S. Ph. 327-7244 LcthbrittBB .hrougli flak on location in Mcx- co. "Last lime a one-legged guy will ever lead a bomber I'allrnan grinned, loudly rapping his pipe lighter against the arti- ficial liml) as he lounged behind desk in his trophy-cluttered office. A handsome trim grandfather with a lined, pink face and neat at 6 feet namcd- Tallman, 53, has been flying for 35 years, logging an estimated air hours in almost every type of craft. SPACE ONLY CHALLENGE "The only thing left is Tailman says wryly, "but the} don't want one legged UYS flying around there." A U.S. Navy flying Instructor in the Second World War, Tall man later became a competitor then the partner of Ihe older better-known Paul Mantz in the movie stunt-flying business. Mantz, 61, was killed in July 1965, when a makeshift aircraf Community Services Department CITY OF LETHBRIDGE FRITZ SICK POOL Wed. April 26lh NOON HOUR SWIM p.m. Public Public Frl. April 28lh Sat. April S9lh Sun. April 30lh Dimming 'imming NOON HOUR SWIM Public Swimming Public Swimming Public Swimming Fcmily Swimming p.m. p.m p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. NOTE: The Noon Hour Swim session on Monday, May Isl has been cancelled, duo lo previous booking commitments. it bis creation crashed on ocation (or the movie, night of he Phoenix in the California dc- scrl. "A fine guy, a brilliant Tallman says. The firm be leads is still called Tallmantz Aviation. Inc., a combination of their names. Tallman says his only flying injury was a broken ankle in a parachute jump. He his left leg from a classically irrelevant ground mishap a few months before Mantz' death. He was helping his son, Frank, then 12, operate a new go-call. Tathnun got the motor stained. Tile vehicle lurched swiftly toward nearby traffic. He leaped after il, fell lo the pavement, shattered the knee socket and split the hip bone its entire length. Infeclion set in, the injury worsened. vSurgeons amputated just above the knee. Slov.'ly he made the painful adjustment to an artificial limb. DOUBLES FOR STAHS In 20 years' movie flying he has doubled on hazardous flying jobs for most big name male stars. "As far as I know I'm (lie last person in the world doing live crashes with said Tallman, who gels to for each stunt. Stunt flying bad Its heyday in 1925-35 and the days of such air epics as Wings and Hell's An- gels, Taliman says. "Once the studios made 600 pictures a year, including the Pearl White serials, all those old B movies and the Saturday afternoon lad serials. You couldn't find enough stunt men. "Now the demand is down. But with pay TV, wall-screen projection, cassettes, all sorts of tilings coming, we'll see a re- surgence in five years or less that will dwarf what the busi- ness was in its best days." SOUTHERN ALBERT THIAf RES CARDSTON Moyfair Theatre "T. H. BASKIN" In color. Starring Candice Bergen. Monday and Tuesday, Aprii 24 and 25. Monday show at p.m, Adult not suitable for children. PiNCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "HUSBANDS" In color. Starring Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk and John Cassaveltes. Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and 2.5. Monday show at p.m. Adult not suit- able for children. TABER Tower Theatre "GET CARTER" In color. Starring Michael Cainc and Brill Eekland. Monday and April 24 and 25. Monday slioivs at and p.m. Restricted adult. NATIONAL BALLET DANCERS Karen Kain anc Frank Auguslyn, principal dancers with the National Ballel of Canada, dance Icgether in Eliol Feld's Inter- mezzo. Karen, 21, and Frank, 19, bolh of Hamilton, Out., will dance the lille roles in Iwo of the five per. form'ances of Romeo and Juliel during the ccmpony's spring season in Toronlo. They have bolh been Irammo since liiey were nine years old. 4wZ in, 1.1 1 in ornai; hulccz Hid Monday, April 24, 1972 THE U1HBR1DGE HERALD -7 Thomas hurt in accident for his five part war epic called I.OS ANGELAS (Al'j "In Ibis corner, 193 pounds, give or a few, the I'alooka from To- luca, 1'acky said Jimmy Lennon, the an- nouncer. Mast, belter kr.O'.vn real dividends in bolh business and sociol advancement and works like- mcgic to cjivo you cjtlited riL-cessary soll-conhdonco and Greater popularity. According lo this publisher, many people clo nol realize hov.' much Ihi-y cculd influence others simply by remembering accur- ately everything tney see, hear, cr read. Whether in business at social functions or even in casual conversalions with new acquain- tances, there- are in which yo'J con dominate each silualion hy your abitily lo remember. To acquaint the readers of this paper with the rules for developing skill in re- mt'mbering you choose to remember, the publishers have printed full derails of their self- training method in a new book- let. "Adventures in which will be mailed free to anyone who requests il. No obli- qatlon, Sc-nd your name, address, and zip code fo: Memory 51 udies, 555 E. Icnga Sf., Dcpt. 628-92, Mundclein, III, 60060, A postcard will do. Starts Thursday THE VAULT OF HORROH The Task Force On Urbanization And The Future Is Garbage and junk Really such a big Problem in Alberta? Should we worry very much about trying to re-cycle things? JOIN Morley McGill and Marilyn Anderson on Radio 1090 in queslioning the commillee's spokesman: Glenn Sinclair Ihe phone number will be 328-9294 CHEC-LINE Investigates the problems of solid wastes on TUESDAY, APRIL 25th, a.m. to a.m. A special program with: The Task Force on Uibaniia- lion's special commiltee sfudying "solid wana This study group, sponsored by (he Alberta cilies and provincial government, requires public partici- pation in order to develop ils your ideas and suggestions are vitol if llielr fine I report is to be meaningful effective and rcfcvanll Tuesday, April 25th, a.m. CHEC RADIO 1090 signed n contract with j spouses in the equipment used. Image Transforms three months ago, the details of the fire al Edmonton EDMONTON (CP} Dam- age was estimated at in n fire that destroyed a two- storey office and retail store building here. The building, at 10S67 %th St. was undergoing renovations. A workman's acetylene torch is believed to have started the blaze ami five workmen and one of Hie owners in the build- ing at the time escaped without injury. Owners Antonio Frattin and Lorenzo Ungnariol sniri the building was insured but some f wort h of equipment owned by Dallin's Food Prod- ucts Ltd. was not. Showtimes. PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Mary Queen of Scots" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Rip Off" Complete Show COIJ.KCE CINEMA Siiorl Subiects "Sur.dr.y Bloody Sunday" I.-si Show filiKKX ACRES DKIVE-IN "lirolher John" "The" Ore Complete Show We can apply the appropriate electronic corrects ;it this cud. knowing the cliaracterislics of he attenuation of signals in ipace. can to some extent iredict wliat the noise or snow .vill be and correct it.'1 Lowry. inventors of the tech- lique, is vice-president and director of research of Imace Transforms. Company officials say one of his previous inven- tions made possible the use of a fully stabilized camera on jumpy helicopter trips. Make Business A Pleasure! For your business luncheon enjoy nearly food and prompt friendly service. MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Phone 327-5701 Enjoy Our Businessmen's Luncheon Served Every Monday lo Friiay (rom lo 2 p.m, BUY BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS AND SAVE! ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Nominated for Five AcaJcmv Awards includinj i j Access y.iiu-oa Rcdjrjvc TONIGHT AND TUES. at 7-00 and p.m. TONIGHT AND TUES. at and p m. RESTRICTED ADULT rn TONIGHT THRU WED. at 7-00 and p.m. "Sunday bloody Sunday" Jackson PeterHnch MurrayHead United Mists ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLOR OMAR SHARIF LEIGH TAYLOR-YOUNG'JACK PALANCE TONIGHT AND TUES. Show Starts nt p.m. BROTHER JOHN" wilh Sidney Poiiier DRIVING PLEASANT CHRYSLER FLEMING Corner 7th St. and Isf Avenue S. Phone 327-1591 ;