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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 LETHBRIDQE HERALD Wednesday, August 28, 1974 Film site dressing room Actor happy in Duke's caravan HOLLYWOOD (NEA) He was like a kid who had just won a prize, his eyes sparkling and his pride obvious in his smile "This is Duke's he said "Imagine they gave me Duke's caravan." Michael Came lit up a big cigar and leaned back in his chair, in Duke's caravan. Caravan, of course, is the British word for a trailer or a motor home, and 20th Century-Fox had rented John Wayne's big, flashy motor home to serve as Caine's dressing room during the film- ing of "Fat Chance." "I like Came said "I like the fact that it's Duke's caravan, too That's nice "POTTS" It's a complete from Howdy Doody to Buffalo Bob Potts gives history the Raspberry and everyone a laugh The most car- rying on gang carries on cs POTTS FORT MACLEOD Friday LETHBRIDQE Saturday and Sunday Came is an open, friendly man, who likes to talk and hates being alone. So he keeps the refrigerator in Duke's caravan stocked with beer, so people on the set will pop in and talk to him. When nobody pops in, he reads. He reads everything. Always has. "My oldest he says, "loves horses and has never read a book, except maybe 'Black Beauty Just the opposite from me I love to read and I hate horses He took off his glasses and looked at them "Reading so much is how I got bad he said. "As a kid, I was evacuated from London during World War II. World War II was the best thing ever happened to kids my age. From the age of six until I was 12 I was out of London and lived on a farm in Norfolk. "The farmer couldn't get any chemical fertilizers then because of the war. So he used manure We didn't know it, of course, but we were living on organic food. That's how I got to be 6 feet 2. "What was I talking about? Oh, yes, my bad eyes. Well, then1 was no electricity on the The best to you from Palm. Milk. PHLM PALM DAIRIES LIMITED farm But I read all the time, by oil lamp and, at night, what we called nightlights candles in a dish of water I guess they stopped using them in the U.S. around 1776 but we still had them. And that's how I got my bad eyes, I'm sure." Came still lives in England but he doesn't work there any imore He says the movie business in England is now non-existent "There's no money to pay he says, "so Sean (Connery) and Roger (Moore) and I can't work there. If we did, it would all go in taxes." MOOD CHANGED His mood changed as he contemplated the financial conditions in his homeland today. "We're not British subjects any he said, "we're British objects I think I'm a socialist, emotionally, but the things that are happening in England today, with the merchant banks and all, are terrible. "They've made success a crime and that's wrong." He says that many actors, and other well-to-do people, have been badly hurt by the British financial and tax structure But he was lucky or smart "I saw it coming 10 years he says, "and I made certain arrangements, so I'm all right. I still have to pay taxes on what I make there, of course, but I don't work there much any more Mostly, I work outside." This year, for example, he's made films in Nice, France, Kenya, and now in Hollywood. It is, he says, the busiest year he's ever had Altogether, he will make four films in 1974 and has already contracted for three in 1975. "I'll never be this busy he says. "After '75, I'll only do two pictures a year at the most." Eventually, he'd like to direct. He's writing a screenplay now, he says, and he hopes to direct it when it's finished. "I'll probably have to be in it, he says. "I imagine the only way I can get somebody to let me direct would be if I agreed to be in it." One reason he's so busy is that he is now being offered good parts in good films and he hates to turn down such offers. He says that four years ago or so, he didn't even like the pictures he did, "so you can imagine what the stuff I turned down was like." But to- day it's different lots of good scripts are coming his way. It's a good life now for the Cockney kid. He's a major, international star, living "the good life. He has a new wife and a new daughter. His wife, Shakira, is a Kashmiri Indian, but he says she's never been to India. She was born in Guiana in South America. "They had a revolution he says, "and the only way she could get out was by becoming Miss Guiana and go- ing to London for the Miss World competition. She finish- ed third and stayed in London. Michael Caine chats with wife, daughter Four films made in Alberta areas EDMONTON (CP) Four feature films shot on Alberta locations in the last year will inject more than million into the province's economy says C N. Ross, director of film development with the KETCHUP FACIAL TISSUE FOOD VALUES Kleenex Cameo 200's White, Pink, Yellow Nabob Regular Grind 1 Ib. pkg. MARGARINE Blue Bonnet Colored 3 Ib. pkg. CHEESE STICKS Kraft Canadian 8 oz BABY CHEESE ROLLS Ingersoll 16 oz PAPER TOWELS LUNCHEON MEAT BLEACH INSTANT CUT GREEN BEANS VINEGAR Top Valu 128 oz. POWDER DETERGENT QQC SURF 149 Ww I FLOUR Robin Hood 20 Ib. bag 2 MACARONI Splendor 5 Ib. box 1 09 TOOTHPASTE Pepsodent 50 mil..... 2i TOOTH BRUSHES Pepsodent Adult 2i FOODS FREHCH FRIES York Straight Cut CUT GREEN BEANS Fraser Vale 2 Ib bag Romano COD FISH STICKS Rupert 8oz BLUEBERRIES West 9 ,u 4 09 Vale............ aC ID. 1 MEATS PRODUCE Round Steak lb............... Rump Roast Minute Steak lb. Whole Chicken Ib. average, frozen, Ib. Smoked Pork Hocks lb......................... 39 39 89 0 69 55 GRAPES Red California, Ib....... PEARS Bartlatt Canada Fancy, Ib. PRUNES B.C. Canada No. 1, lb. 29' 29' CELERY HEARTS RQt Canada No. U9 CUCUMBERS Alta. fiald, Can. No. 1 ONIONS Canada No. 1 mad..... TOMATOES Can. No. Currie Fine Foods Crystals Sungold 6'A oz. C 39 1516-9th Ave. S. Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Phone 327-2044 provincial department of in- dustry and commerce Mr Ross says the province's success in attracting movie production "has been beyond our expec- and predicts a rosy future for the industry Alberta first won considera- tion as a location for televi- sion movies with a Carson- Paramount production shot as American Broadcasting Corp 's movie of the week. The production. Black Harvest, was filmed in the Lethbridge area That film was followed by Pioneer Woman, a Filmways Inc production shot in the Wa- terton Lakes-Calgary area also as an ABC movie of the week A third film. Snow Tigers, was filmed in the Seebe-Kananaskis area west of Calgary Snow Tigers Productions Inc The film is being distributed by Sun Inter- national Walt Disney Productions is currently filming The Boy Who Could Talk to Badgers, in the Drumheller region The production is based on a Cana- dian novel set in southeastern Manitoba, and requires a film crew of 65 Mr Ross is enthusiastic about the results of almost three years of steady soft-sell to encourage United States film studios to consider Alberta as a location for film- ing Western and other outdoor movies "There may still be years in which we will be fortunate to get one movie produced here, but I think we are going to see movie production in Alberta increase." he says Mr Ross says Alberta's success in attracting large studios rests largely on good co-operation by federal and provincial departments, as well as the direct interest of Alberta Industry Minister Fred Peacock The provincial government's film develop- ment industry group was es- tablished in April, 1973, to "encourage and enhance" film production in the province Extensive manuals on what Alberta has to offer the moviemaker, as well as periodic trips to Hollywood by film group representatives, are two methods of encourag- ing producers to consider Alberta Mr Ross says serving the movie-makers requires the ability of providing co- operation, citing a case where the federal department of agriculture aided in the im- port of animals required for a Walt Disney production. Transportation for Disney's location manager to find the Drumheller location was pro- vided by the government de- partment. The development director says Alberta is developing more services all the time to serve the film industry, and is continuing work on locations which have already attracted preliminary studio interest. He added that the film in- dustry is not only benefiting local economy, but is also providing opportunities for local actors and technicians to work in top productions. TV highlights) WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Baseball, 6p.m., Ch. 7. The Atlanta Braves meet the Expos at Montreal's Jarry Park. Live. SPORTS: Football, 7 p.m., Ch. 13. The Calgary Stampeders meet the Blue Bombers in Winnipeg. Live. MOVIE DRAMA: The Glass House. p.m.. Ch. 11. A hard-hitting prison drama about a schoolteacher serving a one- year sentence for manslaughter. Alan Alda, Vic Morrow, Clu Gulager. 1972, 90 min. MOVIE WESTERN: Rio Bravo, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. An entertaining sheriff vs badman tale. John Wayne, Dean Mar- tin. 1959. 2 hrs., 20 min. THURSDAY MOVIE DRAMA: Ten Seconds to Hell, 1 p.m., Ch. 13. A grim tale of six men defusing unexploded bombs in the ruins of postwar Berlin. Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance, Marline Carol. 1959, 90 min. PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Televison Stations. Any variation in program schedule i> due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald. CHEC 1090 Monday thr Friday 6-9 Wavne Barry 6 50 Farm News 7 40 News Weather, Sports 9-12 Wally Hild 9 00 Chec Line 12 00-3 00 Roy Rennick 12 20 Farm News 12 30 News Weather Sports Wednesday 5 00 Probe 1220 h 00 World at Six Ihursday 6 00 CBC Newi 7 50 News Wenther Sports 1 00 Gram Prices and Call of the Land 3 00-7 00 Jack Neufeld 5 20 News Weather Sports 7 00-12 00 Paul Tessier 12 00-6 00 a m Rod McDonald News is 20 mm to the hour 20 mm after Bob Hesketh 8 50. 11 25 1 25 CJOC 1220 8 35 Phone Bill Show 12 00 Hour of Information 5 00 Probe 1220 5 25 Sports, 5 40 Market Report 5 50 Local News 6 00 World at Six CHEC-FM Monday thru Friday 6 00-9 00 a m Don McMaster 9 00 a m -3 00 p m Concie s Carousel 3 00-6 00 p m Don McMaster CBR Wednesday Night 6 00 at Six 6 30 As it Happens 8 03 Concern 10 00 News. Weather Sports 10 10 From the Capitals 10 15 Five Nights a Week 10 30 Travels with Aunt Jane 11 03 Written in Rock Thursday 5 30 Warmup 6 05 Eve Opener 8 00 World at Eight 8 10 Eye Opener 6 00 10 00 p m Del King 10 00 12 Midnight Concerts Overtures and Encores 12 00 Midnight Sign Off on Mondav Tuesday thru Fndav Del King 1010 9 00 World at Nine 9 30 This Country in the Summer 10 59 Time Signal 12 03 Radio Noon 1 20 Summer Scene 1 55 Mockmarket 2 0! Summer Scene 2" 30 Off the Record 3 30 My Grand Father s Forehead 4 00 BBC News 4 05 Homp 6 00 World at Six 6 30 As it Happens 74 QUEENS PIZZA with coach HANS KREMINIK MITE ROYALS with coach PETER WILLIAMS These are two of the teams participating in MINOR SOCCER WEEK, SEPT. 2-8 CJOC TV Q CABLE 6 CFCN TV (B CABLE 4 Wednesday 5 00 O Hollywood Squares Q) Password O News 5 25 (B Lucy 5 30 O News Weather, Sports (D News 0 News (E News 6 00 O Bonanza 09 News O Baseball All at Montreal 6 30 OD Beat the Clock (D Truth or Consequences 7 00 O Cannon 03 Canadian Football League 09 Movie Scream, Dracula Scream 8 00 O Kojak 8 30 O Sports Report 9 00 O Medical Center 0 Perry Mason 09 Marcus Welby 9 30 OS New Temp Rising 10 00 0 News 01 News 03 Sing A Good Song O Love Story 10 30 09 Movie The Glass House O Tonight Show 03 Know Your Sports 11 00 O National 03 News 11 20 03 News O News 11 30 (B Country Way 12 00 03 Merv Griffin 0 Movie Rio Bravo Thursday Morning 6 15 O Understanding Our World 6 45 O Salute to Agriculture 6 55 O Farm News 03 Thought for the Day 7 00 09 Canada A M 09 Captain Kangaroo O Today Show 8 00 O Pmnochio O News O Today In Montana 8 30 O Wizard of Oz 09 Romper Room O Gambit 8 45 ft Farm and City Today 9 00 09 Fred Davis KRTV 3 KFBB TV CABLE Q 5 CABLE (D O Klara's Korner 09 Audrey O Now You See It 9 30 03 University of the Air O Ed Allen O Hollywood Squares 09 Jack LaLanne 10 00 03 Yoga B Mon Ami O Jackpot 03 Young and Restless 10 15 O Friendly Giant 10 30 O Mr Dress Up Q Celebntv Sweepstakes 09 Search for Tomorrow 03 Pay Cards 10 55 O News 11 00 O Sesame Street 03 Free Easy OB All My Children O Winning Streak 11 30 09 Galloping Gourmet O As the World Turns 09 Let's Make A Deal 12 00 09 Eve Bet O Uncle Bobby O Days of Our Lives 09 Newlywed Game 12 30 09 News 03 Bewitched O The Doctors O Truth or Consequences 1 00 O McGowan Co 09 Movie Ten Seconds To Hell Q Another World 09 General Hospital 1 30 O Match Game 09 One Life to Live O Nancy Miller 2 00 (D Pyramid O Tattletales O Heritage Inn 2 30 09 Somerset O Mike Douglas tD Name That Tune O Our Town 3 00 09 Another World B Thirty From 09 Jeopardy 3 30 B Edge of Night 09 What's the Good Word O Girl In My Life 4 00 B Forest Rangers 09 Anything You Can Do O Joker's Wild O Split Second 4 30 B Newfoundland Holiday 09 Mod Squad O News 09 Brady Bunch ;