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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, August LETHBRIDGE School of Fine Arts teaching new approach to photography V R.A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Suite 8 304-Sth SI S Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridge Hitchcock celebrates 75th birthday Alfred Hitchcock, master of movie suspense, is joined by actor Cary Grant and actresses Larame Day, second from left, and Jane Wyman as he starts to cut his 75th birthday cake at a party in Beverly Hills Monday. Each piece features Hitch- cock's famous silhouette By JAMES NELSON BANFF Alta (CP) Chil- dren as young as 6, given rudi- mentary instruction and a free hand to use their imaginations, can produce pictures which are the envy of photographers with many years of training This is one of the recent dis- coveries by Robert F Alexan- der head of the photography division of the School of Fine Arts at the Banff Centre It may be the launching point for a new approach to photography for senior students in the school next year As a local community project, Mr Alexander gave simple snapshot cameras to a group of youngsters in nearby Canmore, Alta a mining town, and asked them to shoot pictures that would show the good things about living there He instructed the children in tripping the shutters and in a simple way of producing blackand-white slides for projection from their negatives The results, he said in an m- terview, were not only astounding but instructive for adults The children, who ranged in age from 6 to 12, produced pictures which many professionals would envy because of the message they conveyed Perhaps they were not technically as clean as a professional photographer would make them with expensive equipment and a ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH 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 one under 16 years allowed ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th UPSTAIRS: "RAYMOND CANADIANS" good laboratory But they con- vinced Mr Alexander who has been at the Banff Centre for 13 years that a new approach for adult students should be tried The Banff School of Fine Arts started in the 1930s as a summer enterprise for young people or adults who want to learn new crafts or pastimes It now has developed into a school for advanced studies in music drama, dance painting sculpture, or the other fine arts The photo school Mr Alexander said, now has two missions to teach photography as a tool for expression in a wide variety of lelds. and to help the practised photographer solve cechnical problems These now are the the sub- jects for two winter courses which last year attracted 40 students working with three fulltime instructors and three teaching assistants During the last summer ses- sion, the school had 170 stu- dents, including 10 who participated in a three-week wilderness course They camped out in the mountains photographing and studying problems of nature and the ecology Next summer Mr Alexander said a class will be taken to study and photograph glacier habitat and life above the 10 000-foot level In Mr Alexander s view photographs should not be U of L prof Major studios examine new distribution means iauded theory SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre "YOU ONLY LIVE color Starring Sean Connery Saturday, August 17 shows at 700 and 9 00 p m ADULT FORT Theatre THEY CALL ME color Starring Terrance Hill and Bud Spencer Saturday, August 17 show at 8 00 p m ADULT "ASH color Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Henry Fonda Sunday August 18 show at 8 00 p m ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN PINCHER Theatre "PAPER Ryan O'Neal Saturday, August 17 shows at 700 and 9 00 p m ADULT 'RIO color Starring John Wayne Sun- day, August 18 show at 7 30 p m FAMILY Theatre "CULPEPPER CATTLE CO in color Starring Garry Grimes Saturday August 17 shows at 7 00 and 9 00 p m ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN FEATURE HORROR SHOW at 7 30 p m DEATHMASTER and BARON OF BLOOD _______ By PAUL GARDNER New York Times Service NEW YORK Quietly, without any publicity Hollywood s major studios, influenced by the surprise success of maverick producers, are examining new ways of getting their films to the public In a related move, they are also making demographic studies of moviegoers The studio experiments, which started this summer, mav not please all theatre chain owners who run most ot the country s movie houses But the results indicate that the old network of film distribution occasionally as strangulating as a cobweb could undergo important changes within the next few years We can no longer dismiss a film just because it flops in a few key cities, like New York and Los Angeles." said Henry H Martin, president of Expo Jim Nabora and Buck Owena Special, 4days. Aug. 18th Expo Merle Haggard Special. Aug. 30th, laggard special. JWHI, _ _ _ _ 4 days, Labor Day Expo Kreskm Special, Sept West Coast Autumn Leaves Tour Sept. 9, Banff, Lake Louise, Columbia Ice Fields, Jasper, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, Spo- kane, Expo 12 days, as low as Waterloo Lakes International Peace Park Tour. Also Includes side tour to Red Rock Canyon. Sept 9 4 10 Double occup- ancy Per person 99O Custer Battlefield Tour. Sept 16th. 4 days double occupancy Expo Soviet Union Dancers ft NHL Hockey Special, S days Expo Porter Wagoner Special, Sept. 26th, 5 daya.....S1OS Eastern Canada Autumn Tour, Montreal, Quebec City, Prince Edward Island, Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Oct. 1st, 23 days, as low as Expo Polynesian Special. Oct. 2nd, 5 days Expo Guy Lombardo Special, Oct. 10th, 4 days Expo Special, Oct. 17th, 5 days.................... Expo western International Hockey Special, Oct. Expo Ella Fitigerald Special, Nov. 1st, 4 days Disneyland, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Nov. 2nd, 16 days Christmas Disneyland, Pasadena ROM Bowl Tour, Dec. 28 9Q99.BO Includes Transportation and Accommodation Worlds OnlyAirl ie Service On The Ground NORTHERN BUS TOURS Lethbrldge, Alta. Phone 327-3536 329-4474 Alto Pincher Creek Travel Centra LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO Every Monday 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 56 Numbers..... 10th Game: Blackout in 55 Numbers ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH 11 Games Prize Money Entry Card All Wood Cards 506 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. Relax in air conditioned comfort Stately Classics and Radiant Casuals Traditional or Contemporary Wedding Photography has changed at A.E. Cross Studjo the difference is BEAUTIFUL A. E. CROSS STUDIO 710-3rd Ave. S. Universal pictures "So. we're examining alternative ways of selling, or reselling, audience tvpe films All the studios are It makes economic sense The reassessment by filmmakers and studios does not mean that a new wave of arty Hollywood movies, or forgotten critical favorites will soon be hitting the suburbs On the contrary The first tests are being made with buttered pop-corn entertainments, the audience type films Generally after first opening in a principal city and then moving to other cities and eventually to suburbs films are booked by theater circuits which keep a percentage of the box office gross However, if a film does poorly in the key city, the studio often loses interest (since advertising is expensive) and theater circuits are not eager to book a risky" product It becomes a "whatever happened to9" film But last year, things began to go bump in executive suites Tom Laughhn producer director and star of Billv Jack a hip version of Jack Armstrong all American boy personally took his film around the country, carefully booking and promoting it himself He had not been happy with the initial distribution by Warner Bros The Laughhn sell, theater by theater, clicked 'Billy Jack" has now grossed about 70 million When producers of wildlife cum nature films found that studios and theater chains were not excitedly bidding on their beautifully photographed bears squinting into golden sunsets they rented a batch of theaters in one area and spent a bundle on saturation advertising This was called "four walling It meant that a theater was used like a piece rvtatr a produce! r< i i p ,i pet< Warners has resurrected Jeremiah Johnson." an adventure movie in which Robert Bedford plays a disillusioned fur trapper, and is giving it more or less, the same four-wall rerun in 20 cities The Redford film did prettv good business when it was first said Leo Greenfield, a vice president, but we weren't entirely satisfied We km .v there was an audience we v ere missing MOW by taking it into selected theaters, the results are excellent An imaginative new theorv has been attracting international attention for University of Lethbridge music professor Ken Hicken Dr Hicken was invited to ptesent his theory on the music of Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg to the first International Scheonberg Congress held in Vienna in June His theory of "Fused Bi- tonality' in Scheonberg s 12- tone music was described in the London Daily Telegraph as ingenious Schoentierg was the pioneer of atonal music While most music is structured in a particular key. atonal music is not Dr Hicken s theorv contends there is a hidden harmony in Schoenberg s 12- tone music which he describes as structured simultaneously' in two keys Dr Hicken feels there is a lot of work yet to be done before his theory i s completely proven My work has just opened the door, he explains There will have to be a lot more work before the theory- is complete Show Times Sat Aug 17 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 2 00 3 50 5 50 7 25 925 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN 220420600 800 1000 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 25 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Snort Subjects 7 10 S 20 THREE MUSKETEERS 735950 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 25 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7 00 9 05 THUNDERBOLT LIGHTFOOT 7 10 9 15 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 905 RESTRICTED ADULT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE BLAZING SADDLES 9 15 RED SUN 11 20 CNF COMPLETE J S AUG '8 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Sho't Subjects 2 00 8 15 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN 2308-15 TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 00 815 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 8 15 THREE Ml'SKETFFPS 8 ONF COMPLfF C FAVILV COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subiects 8 15 TUNDERBOLT LIGHTFOOT 825 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 8 15 RFSTRICTED ADULT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE BLAZ'NG S 15 RED SUN 11 20 ONE COMPLETF SHOW 9 15 GATES OPEN 8 30 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT simplv prettv pictures They should be employed in some torm of com- munications It is not the Banff Centre's purpose simply to turn out technicall) proficient photographers That can be done in many schools of technology across the countn Banff wants to train people with other interests to use photographs as a way of communicating their knowledge to others or of ac- quiring knowledge from others STARTS MONDAY RESTRICTED ADULT green acres drive-in AM n i-x i n Kl PHODuC ONS p t PETER FONDA-DENNIS HOPPER-JACK NICHOLSON The I SECOND BEST Pmeri FEATURE I Pmerican Film of the Year! -REXRCED ChcagoT bune OH'JO COfv OPf N f On f ate Wa Sr a I Go- e 3 f COLUMBIA PICTURES P s a B5S P JACK NICHOLSON FIVE EHSU PIECES Gates open p.m. One complete show p.m. Sunday all Theatres One Show at p.m. NOW SHOWING thru TUESDAY paramount The greatest love (bug) story ever told! KIDS 75C ANYTIME TECHNICOLOR HELEN KEN STEFANIIE JOHN KEENAN HAYES BERRY POWERS MclNTIRE WYNN Matinees Sunday and Monday at p.m. paramount cinema NOW SHOWING thru TUESDAY "IT CAN BE SAID, SIMPLY AND WITH THANKS, THAT IT IS AN ABSOLUTELY TERRIFIC CAUII V jjy rnlVllLI T me Mogaz no THE THREE MUSKETEERS TICHNICGLOP PRIMS BY Of [UXf college cinema NOW SHOWING thru WEDNESDAY RESTRICTED ADULT HE HAS EXACTLY SEVEN MINUTES TO GET RICH QUICK' CLINT EASTWOOD THUNDERBOLT and LIGHTFOOT' green acres drive In TONIGHT and SUNDAY Gates open at p.m. One complete show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN WARNING COARSE LANGUAGE THROUGHOUT HIT NO. 2: "RED SUN" with Cftlrifl Branson ;