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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TnurMuy, April 29, LETHBHIDQE Virtuoso harmonica player having revival in Canada OTTAWA (CP) Larry Ad- ler, the expatriate American virtuoso harmonica player, is having a revival in Canada even though his career virtually ended in the U.S. almost 30 years ago because of a brush with the congressional un-American activities committee. He still is such an audience drawing card that he has played orchestral benefit per- formances in Halifax and Win- nipeg, now is on a one-man show tour, will film an hour- long special for CBC-TV, and is booked a full year ahead in Hamilton Place, the new arts centre in the Ontario steel city. It was in 1947 that Mr. Adler and about 200 other ANGLO sells STEREO HEADPHONES t prices 5th Street South performers, writers and artists formed the Committee for the First Amendment in Hollywood and New York to protest against the U.S. House of Representatives un- American activities committee demanding that artists testify whether they held membership in the Musician ill HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) Noted jazz trumpet player Bobby Hackett is in critical condition in hospital here suf- fering from a diabetic coma, officials said today Hackett, 62, was taken to hospital Saturday night A spokesman at the hospital said the musician has shown some signs of improvement but has not come out of the coma. Hackett is noted for playing with Duke Ellington, Vic Dickinson and other greats of the jazz era. Tonight thru Saturday TUMBLEWEED AT THE MINERS' 733-13th St. N. Members and Invited Guests Only Communist party. This was even earlier than the McCarthy years in Washington, but the label stuck to those Mr. would not recant their protest. Mr. Adler says he never was a Communist, but stood on the principle that he need not be forced by a congressional committee to testify to it. He moved to England in 1947, and still makes his home there. He said in an interview while here for a one-night stand that he still finds it difficult to get engagements in the U S. He finds himself still blacklisted by commercial shows on the U.S television networks The late Sol Hurok tried to put a tour together for him in 1962 and found he could only get seven engagements over three it entirely impractical. Mr. Adler said Mr. Hurok told him theatre managers were still too influenced by "Republican ladies with long memories." Mr Adler is a virtuoso musician who has had concertos written by such composers as Darius Milhaud of France, Malcolm Arnold of the U S and Ralph Vaughan Williams of Britain, but until some years ago he played entirely by ear He still can read music only by puzzling it out slowly. Victim of cancer Comedy team Abbott, left, and Costello in heyday Composer wins award TORONTO (CP) British Columbia composer Murray Schafer received the first Harold Moon Award Tuesday night at BMI Canada's sixth annual awards dinner to honor Canadian musicians. The award, named for BMI SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "DEAF SMITH AND JOHNNY EARS" in color Starring Anthony Quinn and Franco Nero. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 25, 26, and 27 Thursday show at 8 15 p m ADULT FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "WHERE DOES IT HURT" in color. Starring Peter Sellers Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 25, 26 and 27 Thursday show at 8-00 p.m ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINOHER CREEK Fox Theatre "I ESCAPED FROM DEVILS ISLAND" m color Star- ring Jim Brown Thursday, April 25 show at 8 15 p m. RESTRICTED ADULT. TABER Tower Theatre "EXECUTIVE ACTION" m color Starring Burt Lan- caster Thursday, April 25 shows at and p m EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL Announces there will be NO CABARET THIS WEEK April 25th, 26th, 27th. LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Ave., and 13th St. North Weekend Entertainment IN THE CLUBROOMS Thursday Night "WES and PAT" Thursday and Friday April 26th and 27th "CHEMO" Members and their Invited Guests Dairy Queen NORTH STORE ONLY! 2 DAYS ONLY FRIDAY and SATURDAY APRIL 26th and 27th BIG BRAZIER FRENCH FRIES MILK SHAKE Regular 1.45 Anniversary Sale Only Visit us this weekend for fun galore as we celebrate the 4th Anniversary of North Dairy Brazier Foods m Lethbridge NORTH STORE ONLY 516 13th Street North Phone 327-4855 Canada's founder and first managing director, will be presented annually to the composer or music publisher affiliated with BMI Canada who, in the judges' opinion, showed the greatest influence internationally for Canadian music during the previous year. Among the 33 other Canadian writers and composers and 23 music publishers honored Tuesday were Winnipeg composer Burton Cummings of the rock group Guess Who and Ottawa composer Les Emmerson. They received three awards each Show Times Thursday April 25 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 700 9 15 Me Q 7 15 930 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 915 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA THE STING 7 15 925 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 15 9 25 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA PAPILLON 630 900 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 6 30 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE HITLER LAST TEN DAYS 8 00 JOE HILL 1005 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 8 00 GATES OPEN 7 30 ADULT ENTERTAINMFNT PICTURE OF THE YEAR HELD OVER THRU SUNDAY ....all it lakes is a little Confidence ADULT PAUL NEWMAN ROBERT REDFORD ROBERT SHAW A GEORGE ROV HILL FILM "THE STING' college cinema Tonite thru Sunday SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Escape Is Everything! 'CONTAINS! VIOLENT SEQUENCES' ALLIED ARTISTS prpscnis Ex-comedian dies at 78 LOS ANGELES (AP) Bud Abbott, 78, half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, died Wednesday. Lou Costello died in 1959, two years after the team split up Abbott died at his home in Woodland Hills. He had been in poor health from several strokes and died of cancer, his agent said. Abbott was the straight man in the comedy team, playing a somewhat stuffy man who was always correcting the impulsive, fumbling Costeilo Abbott teamed up with Costello in 1925 and they played in vaudeville and burlesque until about 1938 when they became "top bananas" on the circuit They moved into New York, appeared on the Kate Smith radio show and soon were in Streets of Paris on the Broadway stage. Their first movie was One Night in The Tropics. The tall, thin Abott and the short, fat Costello were the comedy kings of the 1940s and '50s, making dozens of films, appearing weekly on radio and going into television in the late 1950s. Their most famous routine was "Who's on which they performed five times for the late president Franklin D. Roosevelt Abbott was born Oct. 2, 1895, in Atlantic City, N.J. His father was a circus advance man and his mother was a bareback rider. His childhood was spent in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. After the team split up, Abbott filed suit against Costello for money he claimed from their TV series. The suit was still in litigation when Costello died Abbott is survived by his wife, Betty, and a son and daughter. CHILDREN'S SATURDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE paramount ON THE SCREEN IN "MOTHRA" COLOR COLOR IN SEE THE BATTLE OF THE GIANTS PLUS CARTOONS DOORS OPEN AT P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M. ALL SEATS THIS SHOW 75c green acres drive-in The further adventures of Hertnie, Oscy and Benjy. GATES OPEN P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M. SHOWING FRIDAY SAT. AND SUN. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Class SECOND FEATURE PAULNEWMAN THE MACKINTOSH MAN ENDS "HITLER'S LAST 10 DAYS' TONITE: and "JOE paramount STARTS TOMORROW At p.m. BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR! I'D GIVE AN OSCAR TO AL PACINO FOR -JUDITH CRIST 1OOTIT HIGHEST ONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST' Winsten, N. Y. Post Drew, Gannett Syndicate Taylor, Newhouse Newspapers Salmaggi, WINS Lyons, WPIX-TV Harris, WCBS-TV Carroll, N. Y. Daily News Y. Daily News Simon, Esquire Klein, WNEW-TV "AL PACINO-Best actor of the year" Board of Review "BRILLIANT! A SMASH HIT! HITS THE SCREEN LIKE A POWERFUL EXPLOSION! AL PACINO IS BRILLIANT! OF THE MOST GRIPPING FILMS OF THE -Rex Reed. N. Y. Daily News "THRILLING! Al Pacino provides one of the outstand- ing performances of the year. It is Pacino with a sense of high comedy and a deep passion that penetrates his every movement, who brings 'Serpico' to Judith Crist. New York Magazine IS AN ARRESTING FILM! You can mark Al Pacino as one of America's most gifted -Gene Shal.t NBC TV "'SERPICO'IS A TRIUMPH OF INTELLIGENCE, COMPASSION AND STYLE. A movie that will retain its force long after the events that inspired it have been forgotten." Osier, N. Y. Daily News "A THRILLER. SIDNEY LUMET'S TOUGHEST, MOST PROVOCATIVE FILM IN Canby. N. Y. Times "A HUGELY SUCCESSFUL ENTERTAINMENT; IT'S A HfT, NO QUESTION ABOUT IT- A BIG, BIG -Pauline Kael, The New Yorker WARNING COURSE LANGUAGE THROUGHOUT MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME A PARAMOUNT RELEASE DINO DE LAURENTIIS presents ALBICINO is RESTRICTED ADULT NO SHORT SUBJECTS ENDS TONITE-JOHN WAYNE IN "McQ" IN TECHNICOLOR m ,1 FRANKLIN J SCHAFFNER him PRPHlOn COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC SWIMMING, SKATING AND MUSEUM April April April Sin.. April April 29 FWT2 SKK Swim (Adults Onlv) 12 00-12 Swim (Adults Only) 1200-1245 p m Public Swim 7 36-9 30 p Swim 3 00-6 00 p Swim 1 00-5 00 p m Family Swim 6 00-8 00 p Swim (Adults Only) 1200-1 00 pm HBKRSON PARK ICE 1974 Si ALEXANDER OUT 00-4 30 p 00-4 30 p 00-5 OOp 00-4 30 p m ;