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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta READ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 'CHINOOK' SOUTH AlBERTA'S LARGEST RURAL CIRCULATION The Letttbrldge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE KING UUINDBtETTE 3Ava. A 12 St. IS. Nton. Fri. AUGUST 1973 LISTINGS FOR AUGUST 4 TO AUGUST 10 Canada Summer Games to receive wide coverage On June in Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau lit the Canada Games torch and hand- ed it to Glenda Reiser. The young distance runner carried the torch on the first leg of its tour to Queen's Park in New B.C. In the went coast on Fri- August the torch will be used to Liftht a flame and ignite the spirit of three thousand Ca- nadian who will have gathered for the Second Can- ada Summer Games. The open- ing ceremonies will be carried on Channel 7 at 8 p.m. Aug. 3. On the 12th of August the flame be extinguished at Burnsby's Swangard in its wake it will leave thousands of happy hundreds of weary newsmen and a satisfied corps of tired athletes. There will be records and There will be celebration and heartbreak- most of there will be the feeling of accomplishment that comes from the staging of a massive sports event. Whatever the thoughts on that final whatever the CBC-TV will have recorded all of them for the millions of viewers across Can- With sixteen color cam- Cicely Tyson signed LOS ANGELES Cicely Academy Award nominee for her performance in the motion picture been signed for the title role in The Autobiography of Miss Jane a two-hour drama special to be presented during the 1973-74 season on the CBS television network. The special will be produced by Botj Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg of Tomorrow En- tertainment from a screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn on Ernest J Gains' novel .The drama will be directed by John who also directed the highly acclaimed television plays Class of '63 and Go Ask Alice. The fictional story traces the life of Jan-e Pittman from her youth in slavery at the close of the Civil War to the age of 108 in the early 1960s. Miss Tyson's credits include The Heart is A Lonely Hunter and guest appearances on the network's Impossible. Gunsnwke and Medical Centre. She also starred with George C. Scott in the television series East West Side and has appeared on Hollywood Tele- vision Theatre. eras covering every possible and seven of the coun- try's top sports CBC-TV hopes to zoom in on every triumphant second of the ten days of action. The 1973 Canada Summer Games will feature sixteen sep- arate events everything from track and field to lawn bowling to soccer. Ten differ- ent locE'tions will be and CBC-TV will be cover- ing each of them to bring view- ers the results as they colorfully arxJ accu- rately. To assure all Executive Producer Don E. Brown has put together a formidable sep- tet of broadcasters Ted Ernie Bill Good Don Hub Bob McDevitt and Steve all ca- interested and eager to portray the fun and color ol the games' Len Chappie of Executive for the B.C. and Co-ordina- tor of all CBC services for the Canada Games is the largest single spoils under- taking by the B.C. Region since the British Empire Games in 1954. challenge is much greater today. In 1964 there were only 800 and in the Games this week there will be and the heavy emphasis must be on Canada's potential for the 1976 Olympics to be held in Can- Canada's domestic Anik will play an important role in the CBC television cov- erage of the which is the first major sporting event to use the satellite to beam sig- nals across Canada and to the Far North since Anik went into operation earlier this year. the Games are being held in use of the do- mestic satellite allows us to feed the French and English network channels thereby making it possible to provide a distinct flavor to both the French and English cover- age rattier than a common pic- ture with separate Chappie said. For CBC-TV this is the ma- jor sports event of as it is for thousands of Canadians. The 1973 Canada Summer Games till the time that flames goes out a must for every sports fan in the coun- try. Soft spot BURBANK Wynn who will portray Dom LeLuise's brother-in-law on NBC-tv's now fall comedy scr- Lotsa Luck has a soft in his heart for the famed Schwab's Sunset Strip drug- store. While sitting there at the counter one he heard that executive producers Bill Persky and Sam Denoff were look- ing for someone to play the Mystery movies lined up for which has zapped audiences around the comes to CTV this Fall with Richard Round tree recreating his portrayal of the unconquerable private John Shaft. Also included in the Friday Night offering this Fall Six Million Dollar and and See page eight for details on these fall shows. Jay Silverheels Canadian Iroquois Tries to shed image BURBANK Actor Jay Sil- who is co-featured in Walt Disney Productions' west- ern Little starring James became an interna- tional celebrity in the 1950s as the Lone Ranger's Indian com- Tonto. After the television and film series Silverheels found it nearly impossible to land other acting jobs because lie was too closely identified with the character of Tonto. directors and pro- ducers just couldn't see me in any other role than re- calls Silverheels. work be- fore the 'Lone Ranger' series was all but CANADIAN IROQUOTS A full-blooded Iroquois born in Silverhecfs was a professional athlete who turn- 3d actor following World War II. His film career began with Captain from in 1947. Some 40 motion pictures fol-1 including aud in which he gave his most memorable perioramancee as the famous Apache Geronimo. playing Tonto for nearly 10 the only work I could get for quite awhile was personal appearances as Tonto and TV says Silverheels. I was able to play a few guest roles on TV shows like 'Love American 'Cade's Coun- ty' and 'All in the Family.' It's only been in the last few years that things have begun to loll His most recent film credits NFB in China The National Film Board of Canada is filming in China for the first time in 25 mak- ing Three Innocents in a film about friendship between Canadian and Chinese table ten- nis players. include the George Stevens Jr. production of Pursuit of for the American Film a co-starring role with Glenn Ford in and Little His one previous Disney film is which starred Glenn Ford. ALWAYS -TONTO' doesn't make any differ- ence how many movies or tele- vision shows I do says Silverhcels with always be 'Tonto' to the general public. Even now when they see me on the they say there's Tonto.' I'm grateful for my years with the Lone Ranger. They were good years. And they've given me a sort of immortality that I couldn't have achieved any other way. Even with the prob- I'm glad I did In color by Little ateo stars James Vera Clay Morgan Wood- Pat John cette and Andrew Prine. ;