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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE August 15, 1974 Liz married, hoaxer says LOS ANGELES (AP) A hoaxer called reporters here early todav falsely saying that actress Elizabeth Taylor had married her most recent boyfriend businessman Henry Wynberg A man, identifying himself as David Marshall, called the Los Angeles bureau of The Associated Press about 4am QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EPOV DIETRICH Certified Dentil Mechanic 303-Sth Street So. Metcalf Building PHONE 328-7684 local time and asked to speak with AP movie writer Bob Thomas, who was not in the office The caller said he was phoning for Donna Quinn, Miss Taylor's West Coast publicist and for Springer Associates Miss Quinn's firm A story was prepared based on the caller's detailed information and on the bureau's files on Miss Taylor Seconds after the story moved on the wire, consultations with Thomas and with various entertainment and news sources indicated that the was suspect New zoo has troubles TORONTO (CP) There's a leak in the hippopotamuses' pool, the lions' moat isn't wide enough and the polar bear family is waiting while contractors balk at working overtime to finish their dis- play The new Metropolitan To- ronto to open having a few problems Lion experts have decided the moat separating the ani- mals from the public can be easily vaulted by a healthy lion and have closed the dis- play for two weeks for rede- signing Five adult lions will spend the two weeks in the safer confines of the old Riverdale Zoo But visitors will still be able to view lion cubs in part of the display George C. Scott plans to bypass big studios LOS ANGELES (AP) Having spent a lifetime at warfare in films, George C Scott has launched an attack on the foundation of the movie establishment The 46-year-old actor, who refused an Oscar in 1970 for his performance in Patton, proposes to overturn industry economics by selling films directly to theatres For decades all movies have been sold to theatres through distribution companies such as Paramount, Warner Brothers and Universal That s so much (expletive deleted) Scott reflected as he contemplated the major The Uthbridflc Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS He's the Premier of Quebec. What is his name? HOW DO YOU RATE? 91 to 100 points TOP SCORE' 81 to 90 points Excellent 71 to 80 points Good 61 to 70 points Fair 60 or Under' H mm' FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION Do you think the pet population is getting too laige? YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The Quebec National Assembly (CHOOSE ONE: approved, defeated) the bill making French the official provincial language. 2 The Judiciary Committee of the U.S. (CHOOSE ONE: Senate, House of Representatives) recom- mended the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. 3 Ian Smith's party was returned to power in a landslide victory in the recent election In a-South Africa b-Rhodesia c-Guinea 4 The players making up Team Canada '74 were drawn exclusively from the National Hockey League. True or False? 5 Government officials in announced plans to nationalize most of the nation's ship-building, ship-repair, and marine engineering industries. a-Chile b-Great Britain c-Mexico PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning 1.....penitence a-long, scolding speech 2.....penchant 3.....trenchant 4.....tirade 5.....tyrant b-cruel or unjust ruler c-strong attraction or liking d-sorrow for one's wrong- doing e-keen; to the point PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....Eugene 2.....Anwar Sadat 3.....King Faisal 4.....Bobby Hull 5.....Billy Harris a-Saudi Arabian leader b-left winger, Winnipeg Jets Minister d-Egyptian leader e-coach, Team Canada '74 812-74______________________________C VEC. Inc STUDENTS Save This Practice Examination- ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Save This Practice Examination1 Valuable Reference Material for Exams film distributors "A helluva lot of (deleted) money goes down the drain between the time a picture is made and when it appears in the theatres 'Not only that If a company has five bombs, they are charged against the winning picture In some cases. 15 bombs It's a rotten system and that's why I'm against it Scott was speaking in his Goldwyn Studio office, which overlooks the large cleared area where film stages stood before a fire last May He had just put the finishing touches on his new film The Savage Is Loose Scott directed and produced Savage which stars himself and wife Tnsh Van Devere near the Mexican resort of Puerto Vallarta The movie which concerns three members of a castaway family on a tropical island, was filmed for 7 million, plus another million for the services of the Scotts Defying Hollywood's unwritten law that actors should not invest in their own stars have been ruined that planned to invest half the production cost, the other half coming from private investors "But then we went over budget, and I had to bor- row that said Scott Needless to say, my business manager is having fits Scott hired a couple of film- marketing experts to line up buyers for Savage, and he himself toured the southern United States recently to make a personal pitch to theatre owners Musical planned about Eva Peron LONDON (Reuter) The score for a new stage musical based on the life of Eva Peron first wife of the late Argentine president Juan Peron is being written here by the creators of Jesus Christ Superstar The two collaborators. An drew Llovd-Webber 27, and Tim Rice 29 say that some of the songs they have already written for the show may first be released on an album as happened with Jesus Christ Superstar Frankenstein walk can be dangerous FREDERICTON (CP) Learning to lurch like Frank- enstein s monster can be quite a trip Literally After three weeks of prac- tising on a special pair of plat- form shoes David Brown felt well grounded in the role He played the creature this summer in a new adaptation of Frankenstein at Theatre New Brunswick (TNB) It was inevitable that his new unaccustomed height of six foot seven inches and the demands of the shoes would eventually make him the fall guy of the cast Luckily when he toppled nothing was broken It was behind the couch and I don't think anyone Brown said Such modesty is usual from the Halifax-raised actor who gave up a law practice five years ago to work in theatre full time Brown, who now works out of Toronto, regards the current production as something more than a Gothic revival It is from a script by Walter Learning and New Brunswick poet and novelist Alden Nowlan and delves into some profound questions about man's self-knowledge and place in society On Sale Aug. 15 and 16 BACK-TO-SCHOOL VALUES FLANNELETTE Approx. 36" excellent (election of prints. Yard- 1 19 8 TRACK TAPES 299 LADIES' PEIGNOIR SETS Full length. ,88 9' WHITE CORONET BEDDING 100% Cotton Pillow Case 1.99 72x90 Flat Sheet......... 4.88 80x96 Flat Sheet......... 5.28 54x76 Fitted Sheet 5.28 39x76 FittedSheet 4.88 KRESGE BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRAW: Deposit the saleslip of any purchase during the week of August Musical Ride. You could be one of 6 lucky winners. Draw will 15 to 21 and be eligible to win two FREE tickets to the RCMP be made at p.m. August 21, 1974. Enter as often as you wish. PLASTIC LUNCH KIT Vacuum Bottle, grip handle, actron no metal to braak or KRESGE KANDY KARNIVAL OnTIIIAuguatai. Brldga Mix, RECORDS Country and 3 piy. New Fall shades. Corner of 4th Ave. and 6th St. S. DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD (Reuter) The master of suspense films, Alfred Hitchcock celebrated his 75th birthday Tuesday and said there is no mystery about his longevity He likes people and he likes to work At a birthday party Tuesday, he and his wife Alma whom he married in 1926 received a host of Hollywood celebrities, most ot vvhom have performed in at least one of the 52 films he has directed Hitchcock s guests included Cary Grant Paul Newman and his wife Joanna Woodward Jane Wyman George Peppard, Jackie Cooper and Rod Taylor LONDON (AP) Irish novelist and playwright Kate O Bnen died Tuesday in hospital near her home in Faversham Kent She was 76 Miss 0 Bnen born in Limerick published first novel, Without My Cloak, in 1931 A tale of middle-class Irish life it won the two premier British literary prizes of the day C J EQUIPMENT RENTALS 1410 2nd Ave. S. Phone CON DRII t LI .ING 20" CONCRETE BOB LOADER! 4 Sizes gi TA DISTRI SAWS BUTORS EXPERT OPERATORS SALES SERVICE 1410 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-4765 TV highlights THURSDAY MOVIE DRAMA: Gigot, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. The Chaplmesque adventure of a simple-minded Parisian mute and a prostitutes child Jackie Gleason, Gabnelle Dorziat, Katherme Kath 1962, 2hrs MOVIE DRAMA: The Story of Mankind, 7 p.m., Ch. 9. A fanciful version of great events in history Hedy Lamarr Ronald Coleman The Marx Brothers, Agnes Moorehead 1957 2 hrs DOCUMENTARY: This Land, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. The effects of the recent influx of back-packing hikers on the ecology of the Canadian Rockies MOVIE MYSTERY: A Little Bit Like Murder, 9 p.m., Ch 7. Evil spirits pervade a house filled with malevolence for its occupants Elizabeth Hartman, Roger Davis, Sharon Farrell 1973, 90 mm MOVIE DRAMA: A War of Children. p m., Ch. 11. Northern Ireland's bloody conflict surrounds two families one Protestant, one Catholic trying to despite the terrorism Jenny Agutter Vivien Merchant? John Ronane 1972 90 mm MOUNTAIN DEW'S RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Television Stat- ions. Any variation in program schedule is dut to last- minute changes by the stations and not the sibility of Chinook Beverages Limited or The Lath- bridge Herald. CHEC 1090 Thru 1-nddv b 009 00 Bjm b 50 hdrm iNevvb 7 40 News Wither Sports 'i 1 inn il 12 0 I, in I Ji Suiimie i S( ene 1 si Mnkn 2 0 SumrlH r Sc me 2 '0 Oil the Huoril I Id s Hall HHUI 4 00 BB( 0. Home Hun h 00 World it NIXON SPECIAL! 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