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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta nprn if Latest one on ancient astronauts Movie documentaries making comeback By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NBA) Movie documentaries are making a strong comeback We've lately had strong and successful documentaries on whales, sharks, elephants, insects Now there's one on ancient astronauts DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC MOS8H08ACK Cwtlftod Mechanic Suite I 304 5th St S Ph "Chariots of the Gods9" is based on the incredible book success of the same name, written by a cherubic looking little Swiss named Erich Von Daniken His book, as nearly everybody knows, advances the theory that the world was visited by astronauts from outer space in prehistoric and Biblical times The movie attempts to prove the theory by showing the places Von Daniken had written about Whether or not it convinces you depends to a large extent upon your own Community Services Department City of Lethbridge Notice of Organizational Meeting Lethbridge Summer Competitive Swimming Club CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE GYM NO. 2 Wednesday, May 1 p.m. Elks Club of Lethbridge DINING ROOM OWOPEN SUNDAYS Dining Room Only to p.m. SUNDAY, APRIL. 28th PRIME RIB OF BEEF-STEAK AND LOBSTER CHILDREN'S ORDERS For Reservations Phone 327-7219 EVERY TUESDAY SMORGASBORD to p.m Come and Enjoy III For Members and Invited Guests only A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 60S 5th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7921 or 328-1101 P. LAWSON TRAVEL MARQUIS HOTEL BLDQ. PHONE 328-3000 receptivity and preconditioning Von Daniken is happy, within reason, about the film version of his best-seller He says he wrote "a kind of script" for it but they didn't follow that too closely Some of the things the film omitted didn't please him But he does like the fact that it does show, for the first time on any film, some of the ancient sites which he says back up his thesis If you see the movie some of the scenes may look a bit familiar That means that you will have seen a TV documentary, In Search of Ancient Astronauts, some months ago Many of the scenes m that were taken from the movie Von Daniken says he hopes to do more movies on his ideas But next time he will go with the film crew to make sure that they shoot what he feels they should shoot The movie, which is German-made, is starting out to have the same international impact the book has had It already has been sold to some 45 countries Von Daniken says it currently is being shown in 24 theatres in Moscow, with lines around the block, or whatever they have there And it was the first German film sold to Red China since Red China came into existence, according to Von Daniken Since "Chariots of the Gods7" Von Daniken has written two other books "Gods From Outer Space" further details his original theory But his latest book, Gold of the advances a new idea He has come to the conclusion that his ancient astronauts may have have had something to do with starting the human race He thinks they may have mated with the females that were here at that time, giving our people the benefit of outerspace intelligence He says that certain ancient documents indicate that such was the case If they ever made a movie out of that idea, it may be the first X-rated documentary National ballet opening praised and criticized NEW YORK (CP) It has been said that when critic Clive Barnes of the New York Times pans a show on broadway, it's dead But ballerina Karen Kam of Hamilton, Ont, says Barnes' ANGLO TRANSISTOR RADIOS ml lower pricet 413-5th Street S. opinion needed to be looked at -objectively, and not necessarily be accepted Barnes had some nice things to say about the National Ballet of Canada for its opening performance of the Sleeping Beauty here He had some criticisms, too The national ballet is winding up its 10-week North American tour with a two- week run at the Metropolitan Opera House Barnes saved his strongest praise for guest Artist Rudolf 74 GRAD SPECIAL! SAM FRANCISCO RENO ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SQUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No under 18 years allowed. ELKS and INVITED QUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WHKIND KNTBRTAINMINT Saturday April 27 Upstairs "49'ers" Downstairs "SOUTH COUNTRY FOUR" LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO Every Monday 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 55 numbers 10th Game Blackout in 57 Numbers ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH 11 Games Prize Money........... Entry Card All Wood Cards 50c Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for members and their invited guests. Music Friday and Saturday Banquet Facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre "DEAF SMITH and JOHNNY EARS' in color Starring Anthony Qumn and Franco Nero Saturday, April 27 show at 7 00 and 9 00 p m ADULT FORT Theatre 'WHERE DOES IT HURT" in color Starring Peter Sel- lers Saturday, April 27 show starts at 8 00 p m ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN "THE LAST AMERICAN HERO' m color Sunday, Mon- day and Tuesday, April 28, 29 and 30 Sunday show at 8 00 p m ADULT MILK Theatre "WHEN LEGENDS DIE" in color Starring Richard Wid- mark Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28 shows at 8 30 p m ADULT PINCHER Theatre "CARRY ON ROUND THE BEND" in color Starring Sidney James Saturday, April 27 shows at 7 00 and 9 00 p m ADULT 'THE TRAIN ROBBERS' m color Starring John Wayne, Ann Margret and Rod Taylor Sunday, April 28 show at 7 30 p m FAMILY Theatre "EXECUTIVE ACTION" in color ter Saturday, April 27 shows Starring Burt Lancas- at 7 00 and 9 00 p m Nureyev, who produced, staged and provided additional choreography for the Sleeping Beauty Nureyev also danced an exciting Prince Flonmund Miss Kam was Princess Aurora, one of four Canadian ballerinas who will be seen in the role at the Met Barnes said she was a "very special dancer" and "one of the most talented ballerinas in the western world LOOKS FOR PROGRESS However, "she is not too much improved from last he said, but it would be unfair to expect measurable progress from month to month Other New York critics said Miss Kam's performance was superb Karen was asked during a dressing-room interview about Barnes' review "I don't know, I just accept she said "You know you just can t fall down because somebody doesn't say that you're fantastic I think I have she added 'One man can't be judge of everything, even if he is very knowledgeable Barnes said Nureyev's performance as Flonmund at first seemed a little tense But in the last act he pulled out all stops, and dazzled his audience with his dancing "It needed this special flash, for the performance otherwise never quite took off The blue birds of a rather earthbound Andrew Oxennam and a somewhat tenative Veronica Tennant were not truly up to intrnational standard They were pleasant enough, but not good enough After a stiff training class with the ballet company at the Met rehearsal hail Miss Tennant plopped onto a dressing-room chair "It has been a wonderful she said "Just being back in the same cities we were in last season was wonderful Everywhere we went, the audiences were just great Frances Herndge of the New York Post said Miss Kain was "like a young Margot Fonteyn so marvellously light she seems hardly to touch the ground Show Times THEATRE FOR bAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE SERPICO 700 910 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 00 9 10 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA THE STING 715 925 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 6 30 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 CLASS OF 44 8 00 MACKINTOSH MAN 1000 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 800 GATES OPEN 7 30 ADULT THEATRE FOR SUN PARAMOUNT THEATRE SERPICO 8 15 No Short Subjects ONE COMPLETE SHOW 815 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA THE STING 8 15 No Short Subjects ONE COMPLETE SHOW 8 15 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA PAPILLON 8 15 No Short Subjects ONE COMPLETE SHOW 8 15 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE CLASS OF 44 9 00 MACKINTOSH MAN 11 00 GATES OPEN 8 30 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 ADULT ERICH VON DANIKEN Bets still favor July election call By STEWART MacLEOD OTTAWA (CP) The betting still appears to be on a July election, but the odds have shortened since the government gave notice of its anti-profiteering legislation Sources have indicated there is more to come "Earlier this week I said the odds were 99-1 in favor of an says a New Democratic Party MP "Now I'd say its about 80-20 NDP Leader David Lewis has been saying that his 31- member caucus no longer can support the minority Liberal government and that his party is almost certain to move a motion of non-confidence after the May 6 budget He laid down four stiff excess profits tax price control legislation a six-per-cent interest ceiling on mortgages and a two-price system for domestically- produced commodities While official government sources say the NDP demands had no bearing on the govern- ment's decision, Prime Minister Trudeau announced Wednesday that legislation would be introduced to permit action against excess profits And Liberal party sources say the question of a ceiling on mortgage interest rates was actively discussed in caucus earlier in the day Other sources say there are several bills, still in the planning stage which would please the NDP "It's possible that other measures will be announced before the says one But this source, highly-placed in government, denies any suggestion thai the legislation is being prompted by NDP demands "Anyone who knows the legislative process knows that bills can't be whipped up that quickly We've been working on all of these things for months However, a finance depart- ment official who normally would be familiar with related legislation was unaware of the anti-profiteering legislation before the prime minister an- nounced it in the Commons It was a reporter who told him the legislation was almost certain to involve a beefed-up restrictive trades commission Mr Lewis wasn't enthusiastic about the announced legislation "If all we get is this bill and one or two other cosmetics, it will not be acceptable He said the government had fallen into a pattern of reacting to the opposition whenever a Commons defeat seems inevitable "All I can say now is that Mr Trudeau and his government are a year and a half too late But not all Liberals have given up hope Likewise, some NDP MPs are not so sure now that an election is inevitable BOB HOPE MAMIE EISENHOWER Hope, Mamie honored PITTSBURGH (AP) Bob Hope and Mamie Eisenhower were honored yesterday by the Pittsburgh Committee of '76 at its American Patriot Award Ceremony Hope, 71 next month, received the New Constellation Award for entertaining troops at nearly every United States military base in the world Mrs Eisenhower, widow of the late President Dwight Eisenhower, was given the Molly Pitcher Patriot Award HYANNIS, Mass (AP) Bobby Hackett was removed from the intensive care unit at Cape Cod hospital Thursday and reported "responding very well to treatment MONDAY AND TUESDAY RESTRICTED ADULT ENTERTAINMENT NO ONE UNDER 18 YEARS ADMITTED green acres drive-in JAMES TAYLOR WARREN GATES LAURIE BIRD DENNIS WILSON SECOND FEATURE J______ A remarkable film of a time Any time J HALWALLJB -_ RED SKY AT MORNING A UNIVERSAL PICTURE GATES OPEN AT P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M. SUNDAY ALL THEATRES ONE SHOW AT p.m. paramount NOW SHOWING RESTRICTED ADULT Warning CourM Languagt Throughout Many of his fellow officers considered him the most dangerous man ahve-an honest cop A PARAMOUNT RELEASE DINO Of LAUHENTIIS AL. PACINO "SCRPICO" paramount Last 4 Days Tonite thru TUBS. all it takes is a little Con'iaence ADULT PAUL NEWMAN ROBERT REDFORD A GEORGE ROY HILL Fl w 'THE STING' Tonite thru Tuesday LAST 4 DAYS SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Escape is Everything! CONTAINS VIOLENT SEQUENCES' ALLIED ARTISTS i STEVE DUSTIfi _, mcQUEEn HOFFmffi in3 FRANKLIN J SCHAFFNER nln green acres drive-in Tonite and Sun. Adult Not Suitable for Children SATURDAV GATES OPtiJ pm. CLOSED TONIGHT and SUNDAY Class PAUL NEWMAN THE MACKINTOSH MAN Daylight Saving Open at p.m. One Complete Show at p.m. ;