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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Joan Waterfield E NTERTAINMENT ft. YE E TF it's laughter you're after then Niven's the name. David Niven is a Regency buck born, praise be early enough in the 20th century not to have his youthful peccadillos classed as delinquency or have bis more mature meanderings off the straight and narrow be- come a primrose path to the 'shrieks' couch. In telling all (well almost) in his biography The Moon's A Balloon Niven rejoices the reader with his account of the musical punctuation of a ser- vice by the Bishop of Ripon, early education with a Piccadil- Gwynne waiting in the closet and a Peg Woffingtan on the stairs, lives with his sec- ond wile Hjordis and two young daughters, yet another begin- ning Vr-hich may prompt a sec- ly "lily" and a disastrous army ond volume Niven in his Nineties perhaps. A 21st century world will welcome it. Meanwhile enjoy The Moon's a Balloon; one word of warn- ing though, do not send to an immediately pa- tient, they will burst their stich- es and toot their hospital night ons Flying Circus out of radio's The Goon Show. Madness mounts on madness v.ith nothing sacred from the lance of the nine actor-writers of this truly crazy movie. Society's burden of bureauc- racy is buffetted and buffooned, politeness prevails in the can- didates for a mountaineering expedition whose double-vision- el leader insists on referring to the "both of and British reserve gets its lurnn with a joyful satrical abandon. "Something Different" was just too different to gain more than meagre audiences locally, RUDE: That's the Carry On i should it return to i Gang which has parlayed a base _ television brand of low British humor into its fun_ -n'jri money machine. Infantry terminated __ of court-martial ,rm are How he survived We pre-1939 to days of the is wondeTously toW; his mar- riage to the exquisite Primrose Rollo (only K when she died) is narrated with diffidence and sensitivity; his experience: Crazy Gang of London's old i Victoria Palace and their corn- has is custo uat has Teated sensitivity; his.experiences wiJi P, the harsher side of the Holly- a_ mortals wood "man into property ma- !usty a foUow. intelligentsia as George returned to the stage properly plastered. THE WALTON'S: A series not seen here, is garnering rave reviews from the crustiest crit- ics. Its wholesome quality is a legacy from one of 1971's meet outstanding stows for Christ mas. In the usual seasonal cur feit of star specials and "cut esy" cartoons. The Homecom ing, starring Patrica Nea! was the best of viewing gifts. That it should bear good fruit in The Waltons is surprising, that i should be repeated this season was to be desired. Next Fri day (Channel 9, 7 p.m.) gather he family around and shar he joy of The Homecoming. TROUPER: The just-past Ltthbridge Musical Theatre production of Man of La Man- cha took an unmatched toll of minor injuries. These included sprained wrists, a busted knee, cracked rib, strained back, bumped heads bruised asters of the cluttered with the debris thumbs down on what is sup- i PV post-mortem cheapies as in the thumbs down on wrm is si morbid pre-occupation with to be up-roanous but ieorge Mann cap- final night of produc- pre-cccupati life and death of Judy Garland. David Niven tells his own story with joy and honesty. Now 63 with two grov.n sons, this laughing cavalier whom one suspects often had a Nell'-. get of television's Monty Pylb- only terribly un-funny. GOOD: And .Vow for Some- tion in truly dramatic style. To- tally involved in the dubbing of "the knight of the woeful coun- tenance, George swung his sword slashing close to the eye with the hilt. Bleeding profusely lhmg_CompleteIy the: te carTied on with the number, exciting to great applause. There was no need to ask if there was a doctor in the house, Dr. Tom Melling (the padre) rendered immediate aid and Fronfier Dining Room EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL Presents Dining and Dancing every Sat. Evening from 8 p.m. lo 12 p.m. Music by "THE STARLITE TRIO" Family Dining EVERY SUNDAY 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Special Children'] Menu] VISUAL ARTS: A bumper crop this weekend. At the Bow man Arf.s Centre the annual Under the Christmas Tree sho- and sale of the work of the OI man River Potters' Guild Elours are I p.m. Simda and from Monday on, 2 p.m.; At 610 10th Street, Soul Saturday and Sunday, 3 10 p.m. each day, the paintings of the brothers Fiala Pur- chaes at each of these shows would make unique Christmas gifts. At the University a co- operative effort by the Art de- partment and the Allied Arts Council) the sculpture of Har- old Pfeiffer. The gallery is open Sunday afternoons. Why n o t drive out? And don't forget Tonight at the Yates, a creative dance production This is It and at the Coir.mnnity College, Betty Sorenson's production of Comedy Tonight. Detember 1, 1972 THE lETKBflDGt HERA'D 13 mam wm THMS MOVIES YOU USST CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "MAN IN THE WILDERNESS" In Technicolor. Star- ring Richard Harris Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, Friday shows at and p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Wall Disney's "THE BISCUIT EATER" In Technicolor. Starring Godfrey Cambridge. Plus selected Disoey Friday and Saturday, December i and 2. Friday shows at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "RED SUN" In Technicolor. Starring Charles Bronson and Ursula Andrew. Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday afternoon matinee "DON'T RAISE THE BRIDGE, LOWER THE RIVER" In color. Starring Jerry Lesis. Show at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "CHATO'S LAND" In color. Starring Charles Bronion and Jack Palance. Friday aud Saturday, December 1 and 2. Friday sbcnvs at and p.m. Adult Not Suit- able for Children. Special Saturday afternoon matinee "SAMSON' AND THE SEVEN MIRACLES OF THE Saturday, December 2 at p.m. Family. Bad times fall on song writer CLOWNING IT UP JulieHe and her guest Rich LJHle clown it up during taping of The Very Merry JurieHe Christmas Special, in Toronto. The show will be >een on Sunday, Dec. 10 an television. Three new versions of Jesus story HOLLYWOOD (AP) Movie named Larry Buchanan expects audiences in 1973 will be able to to beat both musicals to the view three pew versions of the theatres with a drsmatic film, Jesus story that are far re- The Rebel Jesus. moved from The King of Kings The Rebel Jesus theorizes and Toe Greatest Story Ever; that Jesus survived the cross; Told. i was rescued by a religious sect The most eagerly anticipated i and nursed back to health by X the new films is Jesus Christ the redeemed Mary Magdalene, uperstar, which now is finish-; Then he was pursued by the Kg its shooting in Israel. It is centurions and Idlled. he movie version of the rock The Rebel Jesus was filmed NOW SHOWING al end p.m. See all the thrills and excitement of the "Roller Derby" a mile-a-minute skafe-a- thon. ADUIT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN THE HOTTEST THING ON WHEELS RAQUEL WELCH, AS CITY GREY CUP SPECIAL Effective Saturday and Sunday Only 15 PIECES LONDON (CP) Things cer- tainly are not what they used to be for Cockney songwriter Li- or.el Bart, whose bit musicals Oliver and Fings Ain't Wot j They Used t'Be once earned a year in royalties Bart, whose company is In liquidation, learned at a bank- ruptcy' hearing yesterday that lis only asset is the upright >iaoo on which he wrote his greatest success of ihe 1950s and even that may be sold to relp pay his creditors. "I've had this piano since I started out in thp fshijlc-i1! said the perky, 42-year- old composer, who once lived in lavish style in Chelsea. "I've written a dozen shows and l.( sonss on it. 'The Beatles, the Rolling Regular 4.50 Value Grey Cup Special AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS 210 3rd Ave, S. 1607 Mayor Magrath Dr. Coloring available for all For further iMornialion tell 328-6056 or 327-6255 Stones have written some of their hits on that old upright." His company suffered huge losses on the Robin Hood musi- cal Twang, which flopped in London tome years ago, and debts at one time amounted to They r.ow are down to but Bart was said per- sonally to owe Today's Showtimes 7riday and Saturday Short Subjects Does it Hurt" Last Complete Show Adult Special Saturday Matinee Machine" One Complete Show Family PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday and Saturday Short Subjects 7; 15, The Other" Last Complete Shew Adult COLLEGE CINEMA Kridav anrf Saturday Subjects "Kansas Citv Bomber" Last Complete Show Adult Special Matinee Saturday and Sunday "Time Machine" OIK OXT-.plete Show Family MEMPHIS, Term. (AP) The wife of Academy award winning entertainer Isaac Hayes has won a divorce and a large property settlement. The" settlement calls for a payment to Emily Kuth Hayes, 24, within 15 days am a year in alimony and child support. Mrs. Hayes also won custody or the couple's six year-old son anH two daughters ages 4 and 2. Tne couple married In 1966 ajid separated in 1371. Chancellor Robert Hoffman granted the divorce on grounds of cruel and inhuman treat inent. opera that has proved a gold mine in theatre and concert versions all over the world. MCA, which has already, earned millions through the original cast album by its sub- sidiary Decca Records, hopes to make much more on the morie :hrough its Universal pictures. Canadian-bom Norman Jew- ison, who also directed Fiddler on the Roui, began filming Su- perstar in mid-August. He chose 30 different locations in not the true locales of the Christ story hut places that could double Palestine. The cast: In Tunisia with an unknown cast. for Ted Neek-y Jesus and Carl Anderson as as Judas, both from the cast that played Universal studio last summer; Yvonne EUiman as Magdalene and Barry Dennen as Pilate, both from the New York cast. Ptele-.se date: June, 1ST73. FILM GODSPELL Columbia at the same time has been filming Godspeli, the off-Broadway musical based on the Book of Matthew. Godsoell, most noted for its HOLLYWOOD (Renter) haunting song Day by Day, has Jean Peters, the film star who j been filmed in a modem set- dropped her career in to ting, using New York City as its marry billionaire Howard background. The script portrays Jesus as a teacher and friend, Hughes and divorced him last June, has returned to acting. Miss Peters, 45, has begun filming here for a lead role in a television version of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio. Miss Peters recently married Stanley Lee Hough, 53, a rice- president of 20th Century Fox Studios. rather than a divir.e person. Schedule! release for God- spell: Easter IS73. An enterprising producer THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL in tha AZTEC LOUNGE SONG STYLING5 by "GORDIE SULLIVAN" in the CABARET "CLOUD" THURSDAY, FRIDAY i SATURDAY paramount TONITE and SAT. at and p.m. Ift St 4ft South. 2Z7-51W THE FUNNIEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR SELLERS SCORES ANOTHER TRIUMPH! ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN pe-. Peter Sellers "Where Does If THURSDAY AdmJHed Free of HEAR BRYAN GREEN World famous nwilonary, traveller and author SAT., DEC. 2nd at 7 p.m. AND SUN., DEC. 3rd at 7 p.m. ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH LETHSRIDGE All day Workshop Saturday, Dec. 3ndr commencing at 9 a.m. in ParFih Communion al 8 a.m-r Sunday, 3rd at St. Mary Virgin Anglican Church, North COME JOIN USI IRINO YOUR FAMILY, BRISKS HtllNDSI Shaw Festival goes to U.S. NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ctet. (CP) The Shaw Festival has selected George Bernard Shaw's comedy, the Philande- rer, for a two-week engagement beginning Jan. 1 at Kennedy Centre in Washington. It is the secemd time in less than a year that tile Festival has been invited to perform at Kennedy Centre. Artistic Director Paxton WHtahead will play the title role. GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE SAL, DEC. 2nd P.M. Music by "SUNSET 4" MEMBERS AND GUESTS ONLY 9th Avenue and 6th Street North Eft S-_ i 4lh An. S TONIGHT and SAT. AT AND P.M. You've never seen anything quife like "The Other" a spine tingling, suspense filled motion picture. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN here is the baby? BOHUMtR VLADIMIR FIALA ART SHOW SALE Dee. 2nd, 3rd 3 p.m.-10 p.fri. Refrftthments 610 10 St. 328-6873 CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY "COUNTRY BLUE" Membert and their Invited SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT P.M. fATUHDAY MATIf.'lE CrJL AT 2.13 P.f.V Ride the TIME MACHINE into the future for the greatest adventures of your life. i n