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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 9, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 TONITE thru TUES. Broadcast boss chairman Sergei Lapm Lights, camera, action! Moscow television crews prepare equipment for a telecast Written response guides Soviet television log GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE SAT., AUG. 10 9P.M. Music by VINCE DIETRICH Members and Invited Guests Only Learning The third channel of Central Television, Mos- cow, broadcasts educa- tion programs Above, a lecture on descriptive geometry The Soviet State Television and Radio Committee receives up to 5 000 letters from viewers a day Most of them are serious, and last year hundreds of them were either quoted or mentioned in programs Otherwise, outwardly there is not all that much difference between television programs in the USSR and the West There are news feature and documentary films cartoons, plavs interviews, question and answer programs, variety music sports and science for viewers One channel is used solely tor popular science programs Sov let TV uses all the usual canvassing and sampling techniques to ascertain listeners views and wishes In fact it has its own public opi- nion research unit But letters are its main way ol keeping in touch For instance in the popular world affairs show by Yury Zhukov Pravaa s commen- tator frequent reference is made to letters from viewers Points raised are aiways authoritatively answered It is not for instance uncommon to have a question about health answered by the minister of health himself Soviet TV has no obligations to any government body or By SERGEI LAPIN Chairman of the Soviet State Television and Radio Committee THE YORK HOTEL proudly presents "WES KUCHERAN" and "MAGIC CITY" TONIGHT Looking For a New Exciting Experience in Entertainment and Food? Your Friends to Taber's Fun Spot THE HERITAGE MOTOR HOTEL On No. 3 Highway This Week's Nightly Entertainment THE MAJESTIC I TRAILS END COCKTAIL LOUNGE I TAVERN "Lily Larter" "THE FOUR JACKS" any commercial concerns The committee has the status of a ministry and no organization can bring pressure to bear on it for its own ends All sports events ice hockey or football matches boxing and wrestling events athletics and gymnastics contests figure skating and the like are broadcast free- ly and without charge Permanent equipment has been installed at all large stadiums and gymnastics halls supplemented by a vast amount of mobile equipment which can be sent anywhere The same goes for concerts All major concert halls and opera houses have permanent television installations It is sometimes asserted that live telecasts entail a cer- tain material loss to the ar- tists That may be so in some countries, but for all practical purposes there is no such problem in the Soviet Union 'Our artists get fixed salaries and additional fees for every stage appearance If an appearance is televised the artist reaches a wider audience and wins more popularity which is worth a great deal The value of the prestige far outweighs any monetary consideration Plavs as distinct from concerts and operas, usually have to be adapted for television Sometimes plavs are televised live from a theatre but generally speak ing thev are adapted and re staged This means extra work for producers and shared programs with many other countries Moscow television makes use ot Eurovision services and provides Eurovision with programs in return Almost everyone in the Soviet Union is a viewer In Moscow and other large cities 96 per cent of the pop ulation have television sets Last some six million sets were sold bringing the present number to 45 million In addition to Central Television studios Moscow there are 131 regional teleu- Mon centres in the LSSR In national areas and autonomous regions programs are produced in the local language All told programs are broadcast in 60 languages Neither central nor local stations ever transmit tilms or programs unfit for children or teenagers Programs about sex are not broadcast Neither are audiences cultivated gilts or cash prizes The Soviet viewer takes it for granted that television ex ists to prowde prompt authentic information and a wide spectrum of knowledge and that it can be relied on to observe standards of taste and WARREN mm IE PARALLAX VIEW college cinema TONITE thru TUES. "IT CAN BE SAID, SIMPLY AND WITH THANKS, THAT IT IS AN ABSOLUTELY TERRIFIC MOVIE" Jay Cocks FAMILY Time Vaaaz ne THE THREE MUSKETEERS tOM Ol r L I U> MATINEE SAT. AT 2 P.M. paramount TONITE and SAT. SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Harry Caul will go anywhere to bug a private conversation Show Times Spectators applause for girl contest Company GeneHadtmon "The Conversation" f o S D -c Fronds Ford Coppola X D> TECHN CO OP A Pa amoun P c u es Re ease I green acres drive-in TONITE AND SATURDAY They Trailed Him.. Tailed Him... Tried To Nail Him- SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON-Mayfair Theatre 'SUPERDAD' in color Friday, Saturday August 9, 10 Friday shows at 7 00 and 9 00 p m FAMILY FORT Theatre "AMERICAN GRAFFITTI" in color Friday, Saturday, Sunday, August 9, 10, 11 Friday shows at 8 00 p m SPECIAL PRICES' ADULT PINCHER Theatre "YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE' in color Starring Sean Con- nery Friday, Saturday, August 9, 10 Friday shows at 7 00 and 9 00 p m ADULT TABER Sky View Drive-In THE LEGEND OF NIGGER CHARLIE" m color Starring Fred Williamson Friday and Saturday, August 9th and 10th Friday show at 9 40 p m ADULT HOTEL Next Week: Lounge MAURICE TROCKSTAD Friday August 9 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 7 00 9 00 PARALLAX VIEW 7 15 920 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 715915 CONVERSATION 7 25 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 2 15 7 00 9 00 THREE MUSKETEERS 240 725 940 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 10 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE CAPTAIN APACHE 930 UP FRONT 11 25 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 930 GATES OPEN 9 00 FOR SALE BY OWNER! 1973 CHEVELLE LACUNA P S, P B Mags, 350 V8, Automatic, Vinyl Roof Like New! Low Mileage PHONE 328-4231 ...NO ADULT THIS WEEKEND at the LEGION Friday: Beaver Room "Bridgetown Trio" Saturday: Men" Vimy Lounge: "Starlight Trio" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY LEGION ZONE CAMPOUT AND GOLF Saturday, August 17 Sunday, August 18 Keho Lake I HIT NO. 2 FrankieHowenf "-Hi ZsaZsaGabor GATES OPEN P.M. I ONE COMPLETE I SHOW AT P.M. I ;