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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Dacambar LETHBRIDQE HEHALD-7 Distortion in movie claimed Anger expressed over events in 'Serpico' film By MICHAEL T. KAUFMAN New York Service NEW YORK The popular new movie has been generally praised for its for its feel of truth. Yet many of the real- life characters who took part Christmas Buffet We want to help you celebrate by taking mom out of the kitchen. Our chefs have pre- pared their specialties. Some- thing for every member of the family. We've got the table set. Just help and see why many families make the Holiday Inn Christmas Buffet an annual event. Christmas Day Dec. 25th Starting at noon Per Person for Children under 12 FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 328-1111 Good Good Friends... Together 421 Mayor Magrath Drive in the events upon which the movie is based are openly angry about what they con- sider to be mis- placed emphasis and outright inventions. The film deals with the events that followed the deci- sion of Frank a former detective in the New York City police to resist what he saw as the SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre AGAIN in color. Starring Sidney Kenneth Williams and Carry On December 22 shows at and p.m. ADULT. Theatre closed Monday and December 24 and 25. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre in Satrring Simon Anne Bancroft and Richard Attenborough. Saturday and December 22 and 23. Show time each night p.m. FAMILY. Theatre closed Tuesday and December 25 and 26. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre in color. Starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine. Saturday and Decem-j ber 22 and 23. Show time each night at p.m. NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre DARING in color. Starring Charles Knox Robinson and Tim Considine. Sat- December 22. Shows at and p.m. FAMILY. Showing December 23 in color. Starring George Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach. Sunday one show only at p.m. ADULT TABER Tower Theatre NELSON in color. Starring Peter Fmch and Glenda Jackson. December 22 shows at and p.m. ADULT. R Let's Get Together Over the Holidays With your family altogether we can record this happy festive occasion now. You may never get the opportunity again. We're in business to help you record every great occasion. WHY NOT GIVE US A A. E. CROSS STUDIO _ 710 3rd Ave. S. BRYAN WILSON Phones-326-0111 328-0222 P.S. We wish all our many A Most Enjoyable Christmas Palm Feb. 9 and March 2 Grand Canyon. 16 days transportation and accomodatlon San Fisherman's Hollywood. Knotts Berry Palm Grand Canyon and Las Vegas HAWAIIAN March 19th or per person. 14 days Includes side Personally escorted by Steve and Cathy Kotch. Reservations must be made prior to January 31. April Batter Holiday Disneyland Tour 11 days transportation and accommodation Reno. San Francisco. Las Vegas. REST ROOM AIR CONDITIONED Book now Limited number of tickets available. NORTHERN BUS TOURS ALTA. PHONE 327-3536 ELKS PUBLIP BING 1251 3rd AVENUL SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won Number IP WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD Limit PAYS DOUBLE No one under 16 years allowed PUBLIC ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT DEC. 22nd from Brooks LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th Street N. Weekend Entertainment in the Clubrooms COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Christmas Holidays Activity Program Children's Free Recreational Hockey Civic In Centre December December 1973 December 1973 December 1973 Adims Park lee Centre December December 1973 December 1973 December 1973 Henderson Park Ice Centre December December 1973 December 1973 Recreational Gilbert Peterson. Lekeview end St. Patrick's p.m. December 1973 January 1974 Sir Alexander Gait Museum Free p.m. December Decem- ber and December Please refer to the Regular Public Swimming and Skating Schedule on the Entertainment Page of the Lethbrldge Herald each and Thursday pertaining to the schedule of times' for Free Public Skating and Swimming at the City Recreational Facilities during the Christmas Holidays systematic pattern of corrup- tion. There is general agree- ment that in bare outline the following events took place between 1966 and sought transfer from the he he observed payoffs tak- ing place. He brought his in- formation to the attention of superior officers who did not act upon it. He confided his in- formation to young Sgt. David Durk. had connections in city hall. Together the two men unsuccessfully took Ser- pico's story to a mayoral assistant. They then went to the city's commissioner of investigations and they came to the New York Times. a Times wrote a in part based on Serpico's and Durk's information. Mayor Lindsay responded eventually by appointing the Knapp Com- mission to inquire into police corruption. in the line of Serpico was shot in the head in a drug raid. He resigned from the force and now lives in Switzerland. BEST SELLER These episodes formed the basis of a by Peter Maas. The a non- fiction best was sold to the producers of the movie for shared by the author and Serpico. Both men also have a percentage of the receipts from the 'already a financial success. Grumbling about the book by the real-life characters has grown with the opening of the movie. Serpico is said to feel distant from the film. Durk will not speak for the record about his but in his silences and long elliptical ex- planations of what he perceiv- ed to be the truth of he reveals his hurt. Serpico and once good no longer talk to each other. Sidney the director of said he felt that whatever license was taken was justified in dramatic terms. wanted to make a movie that people believed in. From my point of view I wanted to be honorable in terms of Lumet said he viewed the story as a dramatic vehicle to portray a maverick who challenges a prevailing evil that is generally condoned. don't think we exploited the he said. But this view has been countered by a few critics and by Sergeant who' suggested that the movie depicted a larger-than-life figure wounded and frustrated at not effecting left for Switzerland. going to be just that much harder to get people to come forward after this the Sergeant said. will assume that the cost of honesty is martyrdom and no one should be a martyr and get shot. But that wasn't true. there were cops who hated Frank for what we but there were others who cheered. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC CWtNwd Dental Srito Mi It t. Hi. Keep Christ in Christmas by Block Bror MMlly Lid. CLUB New Years Eve Frolic Civic Centre December p.m. Music by MARKET For more Information 6 p.m. 327-1917 I GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB S CHRISTMAS DANCE C will be held t Boxing Dec. p.m. i Music by the Members and Invited Guests Only New Year's Eve Tickets Sold k Turntable topics Chopin recording summer reminder TONIGHT PHIL LETHBRIDGE and the WESTWINDS By TERRY McDONALD Chopin for a Summer The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Carmen Dragos conducting. Let the cold winter winds When Carman Dragon and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra perform Chopin's Nocturne in E flat and many of the other melodies on this suddenly it's summer again. Suddenly it's moon-lit skies and warm breezes. The old cliche time and the living is comes to mind. K-2SV music enthusiasts should have this recording. Certainly no music is easier to listen to than these light Chopin melodies. Chopin has been called the musical poet of his time. And this recording has many of his most famous poems. It is a refreshing exhilarating even. Ever the Chopin expresses his love of nature and freedom of spirit in his compositions as surely as did the young English romantic poets of his Keats who expressed theirs in verse. No orchestra can do Chopin of without a pianist of exceptional technical skills. Most of Chopin's work was written for and Emanual Bay must be given great credit for soar- ing with these melodies. There are 10 works per- formed here. Unfortunately a flaw in the recording at the beginning of demonstration disc provided made it impossi- ble to hear the two Polonaises A flat and A A pity because no collection of Chopin's work is complete without his which when first written were the popular dance rage in the young com- poser's Poland. Chopin for a Summer Polonaise in A flat. Op. 53 Nocturne in E Op. 9 Fantaisic- Impromptu in C sharp Op. Prelude in Op. 28 No. Waltz in C sharp Op. 64 No. Polonaise in Op. 40 No. 1 Prelude in E minor. Op. 28 No. Waltz in D Op. 64 No. 1 Etude in Op. 10 NO. Waltz in E Op 18 Valse S-3HS1. Miklos Roxsa Conducts His Great Film Music. Highlights of four of the most familiar and epic film scores of contemporary times by this great Hungarian-born composer. Ben-Hur Love Parade of the Mothers El Cid Love El Cid Quo Vadis Love Quo Vadis King of Kings The Way of the King of Kings Angel S-360C3. 6 86 SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE FOR OUR NATIONAL BRAND at the ALEC HOTEL EL RANCHO HOLIDAY SCHEDULE CHRISTMAS EVE Dec. 24th COFFEE SHOP Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. FRONTIER DINING LOUNGE Open 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. CHRISTMAS DAY Dec. 25th COFFEE SHOP Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. FRONTIER DINING LOUNGE Closed NEW YEAR'S 31st COFFEE SHOP Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. FRONTIER DINING LOUNGE Open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. NEW YEAR'S DAY Jan. 1st COFFEE SHOP Open 10 a.m. to p.m. FRONTIER DINING LOUNGE Open 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. AZTEC LOUNGE Open p.m. to 12 Midnight OUTRIDER TAVERN Open a.m. to 12 Midnight SUNDAY ONE SHOW ONLY P.M. ALL THEATRES Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short CROSS SWITCHBLADE. LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 3.05 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects. NAKED LAST COMPLETE ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA KUNG FU INVISIBLE FISTS' 10-00 43 PETTY STORY. LAST COMPLETE SHOW. AUULI NO i SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN SAYS CRISIS EASED LOS ANGELES The chairman of Atlantic Richfield Co. says the public's voluntary co-operation has eased the energy crisis. dustry inventory figures would indicate that public sup- port and co-operation on a voluntary basis has been Robert 0. An- derson said at a board of directors meeting. may have changed what appeared to be an essentially un- manageable problem into a ADULT. NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount SHOWING TONITE AND SUNDAY cross Presented by HICK BOSS ASSOCIATES tell me about and goin' to is how we 9et out of PAT BOONE as David Wilkeison wnh ERIK ESTRADA JACKIE GIROUX DINO DeFILIPPI me ADULT. NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount cinema Based on the Wbrid-Wkte Best-Selling Book SHOWING TONITE UNIVERSAL and PLAYBOY present -yft NAKED JOHNNY CRAWFORD VICTORIA PRINCIPAL DENNIS OLMERI is only human. ADULT. NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN college cinema SHOWING TONITE AND SUNDAY FIRST SHOW SAT. STARTS 7 P.M. LEFIST No. Petty Story' Dec. Theatres Closed All Day ;