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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta STADIUM PROPOSED TORONTO (CP) Metropoli- tan Toronto Council voted re- cently to set up a committee to "study all aspects" of proposals to bring a major sports stadium to Toronto. 'You can kiss the Grey Cup goodbye if you aren't prepared lo make a decision I said North York Control- ler Paul Godfrey. "All we've got is a second-rale stadium at the CNE." Alderman David. Ro- tenberg There is no ques- tion in my mind that with a stndium we can get major league baseball here." PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT 50 NUMBERS Lethbridge Elks Lodge Room (Upstairs) EVERY THURSDAY-8 P.M. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THEY CALL ME, MR. In color. Starring Sidney Poitier and Martin Landau. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 17, 18 and 19. Thursday show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre 'YOURS, MINE AND OURS" In color. Starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda and Van Johnson. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 17, 18 and 19. Thursday show at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" In Techni- color. Starring George Lazenby, Diana Rigg and Telly Savalis. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December and 19. Thursday shows at and p.m. Adult. Get more out of life Take the family to a movie i' THIS WEEK AT THE lilARKfiAZAI MOTOR HOTEL IMPERIAL IOUNGE HARRY BAILEY at the ORGAN TUESDAY thru SATURDAY EMBASSY LOUNGE Direct from the Philippines "ROSALIA PASCUAL" MONDAY thru SATURDAY PIRATES COVE CABARET "THE SPRINGFIEIDS" WED., THURS., FRI. Movie Column He's a different kind of director By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) A big nternational movie hit of 1970 was X, a gripping story of sup- pression by the Greek govern- nent. The film has earned mil- ions; its creator was paid This seeming inequity does not appear to upset Costa-Gav- ras, the 30-year-old Russian- ireck director of Z. "I have no he re- marks. "I just wanted to make ;he picture. The money didn't matter." Costa-Gavras admits that he is a different kind of director. His style is not new, though, since it harks to the socially conscious Hollywood films o! the 1930s, which dealt with mi- grant farmers, prison conditions and other causes. Costa-Gavras does not try to deal with social ills. He tackles entire governments 2 was an indictment of the regime of Greece. Now the director has taken on the Czech Communist regime and their Russian bosses. The film is called The Confes- sion. Like Z it is based on fact. I first started thinking about it after the invasion of Costa-Gavras related on a visit here. "I was stunned bv it. and I realized that Stalinism was not fin- ished." He read a book by Artur Lon- don, a Czech vice-minister of foreign affairs who was one of three survivors of a purge trial in 1952. Costa-Gavras made a deal with London and cast Yves Montand and Simone Signoret as the Czech and his wife. The Confession is powerful stuff, depicting the torture methods of the Communists in unrelenting manner. Less mel- odramatic than Z, it will proba- bly not attract as large an audi- ence. Costa-Gavras admitted that such films are not easy to sell to production companies. That accounts for his minor reward thus far. Unflinchingly he related the box-office returns from Z thus far: million in the United States, million in France, million in Italy, million in Argentina. The film's cost: "be- tween thousand and thousand-" Nor will he profit from The Confession. "When I was trying lo find a backer for Z, 1 took the script to producer Robert he said. "He didn't like it, but he said he would advance me some money for my following picture. "I took his otter in order to have some money while I was trying to sell Z." But there is potentially 8 happy fiscal ending to the tB-Gavras saga. He now ii flooded with offers and can as sure himself of a share of the proceeds next time. One of the deals he declined was to direct The Godfather. "I do not know America wel enough to make the hi explained. "It is peculiarly an American and Mafiosa prob- lem." Record firms back away from 4FLQ, FLQ' chorus TORONTO (CP) A young folk-rock singer says record companies "backed away" from a song he wrote with the cho- rus, "FLQ, FLQ, what in the world we gonna do 'bout you." "They were positively para- says David Sniderman Britton, 26. "When I started to peddle the thing, I figured it was a good time with a harmless lyric about peace and brotherhood. But I got the surprise of my He when I was told I'd written something that was politically risky." The record of One Coimtry, One Family is to be released today by A and M Records of Canada. It's recorded by The Eye of Horus, a Toronto folk- rock group that includes singer- musicians Arthur Charpentier, Vlyron Moskalyk and Mr. Brit- xm. Mr. Britton says he got the idea for the song after watching Prime Minister Pierre Tru- deau's television speech to the nation Oct. 16. He says one Toronto record company taped the number but hacked out of the deal because "they felt the politics of the lyr- ics were too dicey." Another company told him that they had it on good author- ity that if the French version of One Country was played in Quebec, tire FLQ would bomb not only the radio stations con- cerned but also the offices of the record company. PHILCO-FORD COLOR TV If RADIO S TV JA 302 13th St. N. Because Special of the Many Requests the Southminster United Church Senior Choir Will Once Agtdn Present The Christmas Part of Handel's "Messiah" Sunday, Dec. 20th 3.00 p.m. In the Church Sanctuary WILFRED WOOtHOUSE Guest singers from Mc.Killop United Church and First Baptist Church Soloists: Ann Rogers Soprano; Mary Thorn- son Contralto; Walter Goerzen Tenor; Arthur Hunt Bass; James Cousins Bass ff Organist and Chair Director WILFRED WOOLHOUSE Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge Presents A Christmas Pantomime "BABES IN THE WOOD" Starring FRANK FEATHERSTONE Yates Memorial Centre Sat., Dec. and p.m. Won., Dec. 28th and p.m. Tues., Dec. 29th p.m. Tickets on sale at lEISTER'S Adults Students Find big rockets SAIGON (AP) Two rockets, the largest ever found in the Indochina war, were seized by South Vietnamese troops sweep- ing through Cambodia's Fish- hook area, authorities reported Tuesday. The South Vietnamese command said the rockets mea- sure seven feet in height and about 19 inches in diameter. They were found by troops of the 5th Infantry Division last Saturday. ONE SHOW ONLY at p.m. 2 SHOWS ONLY at and p.m. Showing Saturday Matinee Only Bring The Kids All Seats 5Q0 Thursday, Docombo, 17, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 ccrs whether assaulting a po- liceman would allow him spend the winter in jail. When one of the policemen answered, "It probably McMuray swung at him. His sentence: 43 days. WISH CHANTED PRINCE GEORGE, B.. (CP) Craighcad Mc- Vlurray, 25, apprehended for re- using to pay a restaurant bill, asked one of the arresting offi- PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Public Swimming and Skating Schedule ADAMS ICE CENTRE noon p.m. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA "Barefoot in the Park" "Odd Couple" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA "Story of Woman" "Time in the Sun" Last Complete Show Friday, Dec. 18th- Public SkS8 V.V.V. Saturday, Dec. Public Skating I'rninnn Public Skating Sunday, Dec. 20th- Beginners Skating 1 :00- Public Skating Family Skating LETHBRIDGE ARENA p.m. p.m. Monday, Dec. 21st- Free Public Skating p.m. CIVIC ICE CENTRE p.m. Saturday, Dec. Public Skating p.m. Sunday, Dec. Beginners Skating 1 p.m. Public Skating P-m- Public Swimming Schedule FRITZ SICK POOL Friday, Dec. 18th- NOON HOUR SWIM p.m. Public Swim p.m. Saturday, Dec. Public Swim p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20th- Public Swim Family Swim p. p. Monday, Dec. NOON HOUR SWIM p.m. STARTS TOMORROW ...M ir r.Kl 10 MM B, MtisOii -FiMUCii) MAKE UP A PARTY COME TO EL RANCHO CABARET TONIGHT, FRIDAY and SATURDAY "THE SOUL MEN" Be Sure To Get Your Tickets NEW YEAR'S EVE FROUC Now On Solo at Our Front Desk and Restaurant Cashier. Admission (Side Entrance) p.m. to 1 a.m. REFRESHMENTS and FOOD AVAILABLE! lr TODAY WE, AND THE FILM DISTRIBUTORS, TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE IN 1970. AND INVITE YOU TO SEE THE GREAT ATTRACTIONS AT THE THEATRES LISTED BELOW FOR THIS SPECIAL PRICE ALL SEATS ALL DAY PARAMOUNT THEATRE "SUPPOSE THEY GAVE A WAR aiid NOBODY CAME" IN TECHNICOLOR TONY CURTIS ERNEST BORGNINE 2 shows and p.m. ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA "THE ODD COUPLE" IN TECHNICOLOR JACK LEMMON WALTER MATTHAU SECOND FEATURE "BAREFOOT IN THE PARK" IN TECHNICOLOR ROBERT REDFORD JANE FONDA ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 8 P.M. FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA "STORY OF A WOMAN" IN TECHNICOLOR BIBI ANDERSON ROBERT STACK SECOND FEATURE "TIME IN THE SUN" IN TECHNICOLOR RESTRICTED ADULT Shows at p.m. ;