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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, February 5, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Off-screen nothing bothers Columbo TV highlights WEDNESDAY VARIETY: Tony Orlando and Dawn, 6 p.m., Ch. 9. Tony and Dawn are joined by Art Carney and Anne Meara. CRIME-DRAMA: Baretta, 7 p.m., Ch. 7. A pregnant junkie is used by Baretta (Robert Blake) to trap her boy friend who is suspected of murdering a policeman. NATURE: This Land, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. John Theberge visits Kluane National Park and discusses the disadvantages gold. mining has compared to the preservation of wildlife, glaciers and towering mountains. MUSIC: Musicamera, p.m., Ch. 7. The Vienna Philhar- monic Orchestra, Vienna Boys' Choir and a company of dancers perform "Viennese Waltzes" by Johann Strauss and his son Johann Jr. MUSIC: Music in Our Time, p.m., Ch. 7. Glenn Gould performs an hour of classical music. DOCUMENTARY: Pacificanada, p.m., Ch. 7. "Soccer" covers a look into British Columbia's most popular recreational sport. PEPSI RADIO AND TV LISTINGS i .program schedule la due 10 laat- nd not the responsibility ot Chir thbndge Herald. mute changes by the sti oh Beverages Limited t CHEC 1090 Monday thru Friday Farm News New. Weather. Sports News. Weather. Sports Wednesday Probe 1220 World at Six Thursday CBC News News, Weather. Sports Grain Prices News, Weather. Sports News is 20 min. to the hour and 20 min. after CJOC 1220 Phone Bill Show Hour of Information Probe 1220 Sports Market Report 5.50 Local News World at Six CHEC-FM 100.9 Monday thru Friday p.m. 8 Wednesday Night World at Six As It Happens Concern From (he Capitals Five Nights A Week Road Country Style Thursday Warm-Up Calgary Eye Opener Concie's Carousel Midnight: Concerts, Overtures and Encores CBR 1010 World at Seven World at Eight Eye Opener BBC News This Country in the Morning Time Signal Radio Noon Your Foriim School Broadcast Off the Record World at Six As it Happens CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN Plus deposit at your favorite service station. Pepsi Introduces The 'WINTER GAMES SPECIAL" "PEPSI NO. 1 in New Packaging Ideas in Chinook Country." KRTV 3 CABLE: o KFBB TV 5 CABLE (D Wednesday ID Truth or Consequences O News O Hollywood Squares 0) Password ID News O News O News IE) Lets Make A Deal O Little House on-tlie Prairie 0) News 09 News O Tony Orlando and Dawn (D Truth or Consequences (D Good Time Country O Baretta 0) That's My Mama IB Calgary Public School Board O Little House on the Prairie ID Movie: All Together Now D Sh It's The News O This Land O Manhunter ID Movie: The _ Molly Mcquires II O Musicamera Q Cannon Ot Get Christie Love a News Ot News O Tonight Show O Movie: Birds of Prey O Pacificanada (Q Know Youi- Sports O National ID News O Tommy Banks Show ID News O Tomorrow ID Mcrv Griffin O Movie: The Subject Was Roses Thursday Morning O Thought for the Day Farm News University of the Air aPinocchio News O Understanding Our World Yoga Wizard of Oz O Salute to Agriculture Farm Facts O) Canada A.M. Captain Kangaroo 0 Today Show CJOC TV O CABLE 6 CFCN TV IB CABLE 4 O Klara's Korner d Tales of the River Bank O Juliette Friends tit A.M. America O Ed Allen IB Romper Room O Access (School Telecast) (D Audrey O Today In Montana IB Come Alive O Hollywood Squares Ot Love of Lite Ot News 0) Life Style O Alberta Schools ID Young and Restless O Jackpot IB Pay Cards O Dress Up O Blank Check ID Search For Tomorrow O News Q Sesame Street IB Its Your Move IB All My Children O Celebrity Sweepstakes Ot Let's Make A Deal O As The World Turns IB Galloping Gourmet ID Buckshot II Dale Hartley Q Days of our Lives it Pyramid O The Doctors O Partridge Family ID Woody Wood Pecker ID TV-Five-News ID Movie: Country Music O Movie: Seven in Darkness ID General Hospital Q The Price Is flight Q Match Game ID One Life to Live ID The Money Maze O Tattlctales O Wheels of Fortune 0) What's The Good Word Edge of Night T.B.A. O Our Town O Gambit 0 He Knows, She Knows The Big Showdown 0 Another World 8 Now You Sec It Take 30 Family Court Split Second a Joker's Wild HI Diddle Day O News 0 Definition Hrady Bunch Falk finds pain of fame bearable By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NBA) I would like to be able to report that Columbo came slouching into our meeting in his comfy old trench coat and, as we parted, he turned and said, by the way, there's one thing that's been bothering me." He didn't. He was wearing ordinary clothes and nothing seemed to be bothering him. There were a few things, however Peter Falk wanted to get off his chest but you could hardly say he was bothered by them. Take the matter of his rain- coat. There have been many wild and irresponsible stories printed about his raincoat by people who don't know the in- side story of Columbo's cherished garment. It's high time the record was set straight, once and for all. It's his own coat you see every week. No stand-in rain- coat. No double. No Hollywood chicanery or special effects raincoats. That's the genuine article. "I still use my own raincoat out Falk says. "I wore it before the series started and I use it ail the time. It's getting a little threadbare in spots and I have to be very careful about He does admit that there are a few doubles around the premises of his hit NBC show. But they are only used in rehearsals and you have his word of honor as an actor and a gentleman that they are never used on camera. So much for that nasty rumor. There also has been much reported in certain news- papers and magazines to the effect that Falk is unhappy with his series and wants out: PETER FALK These have been circulated for several years. He says that these yarns, too, are basically untrue. "My he says, "was not with the show itself. I still like Columbo, both the character and the program. No, I'm happy. What I wasn't happy with was the studio's determination to make the episodes all two hours long." It is his feeling that two hours is a long time for a TV show and only particularly ex- citing scripts should be written that length. He feels most of them are only worth 90 minutes. That's been the bone of contention between him and his employers. "But I must he says, "that this year's scripts have been super. We've had a cou- ple the cruise one, the one with Oskar Werner which were excellent. As long as we can keep getting strong scripts I'll be very happy." You might think that watching Columbo, every few Sunday evenings, would be a must for the entire Falk family. But it isn't. In fact, Peter says, his oldest child Jackie is 8 has never seen him in Columbo. Not only that, she's never seen him act in anything. The closest she came was Glue for picture tubes Cod skins have TV role PORT SAXON, N.S. (CP) Before you buy your next color televisidn set it might be wise to check on cod landings on the Atlantic coast. And if you buy a set now, the 25 to 30 per cent decline in the cod catch may be responsible for the slightly higher price tag. .Cod skins, you see, are a vital ingredient in that picture tube. The skins are processed into glue used in the chemical mil- ling process to produce color television picture tubes. A photographic image is projected upon a thin sheet of stainless steel which is coated with a layer of fish glue. Where the light shines through, the glue is sensitized. The sheet is then placed in an acid bath and the acid eats away the area where the glue has been sensitized. The fin. ished product is called a "shadow mask" with about liny holes. The production of fish glue provides steady employment around the clock at a former fish cannery here. Six years ago, when color television came into its own, the Kenny and Ross factory dropped canning and Irish moss-collecting and turned to fish skin glue. Now, the plant ships glue to the United States, England, West Germany, Norway, Tai- wan and Puerto Rico where color television tubes are made. Currently, the plant is fac- ing some difficulty in meeting its orders because of a slump in cod by about 30 per cent. "The cod landings alone, which are our chief supply, are down 25 to 30 per cent which means a lot less raw says Bob Stod- dard, plant manager. But no layoffs are contemplated and the future appears secure. "How can we asks Robert E. Norland, president of the company. "We offer good quality and good service and we bend over backwards to meet the needs of our customers." It is one of the few plants along the coast which has managed to sustain itself without any form of govern- ment assistance, and at the same time has generated employment for other processing plants through its fish skin purchases. As much as 10 tons of skins can be processed daily at the plant. Waste is recycled into fish meal used for poultry feed. Those tiny holes in the screen, which Mr. Stod- dard says would be impossible for a machine to form, provide secure employment for 19 people at the south shore plant. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE STING" starring Paul Newman .Robert Bedford. In Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. February 5, 6, 7, 8. Wednesday show at p.m. ADULT. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE STING" starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. February 5, 6, 7, 8. Wednesday show at p.rn. ADULT. TABER Tower Theatre. "DEADLY CHINA starring Angela Mao. Wednesday, Feb. 5. Shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. when Peter was appearing on Broadway in Neil Simon's "The Prisoner of Second Avenue." She was brought backstage to meet him and happened to be watching when there was a scene in which Peter was doused with a bucket of water. She was terribly upset by that incident and, since then, her parents have carefully shielded her from seeing her father work. She's also confused by the fact that her father is famous. When she's with him and he's stopped by fans -asking for autographs she doesn't know what to make of the whole scene. At the moment, Falk is perhaps more excited about his latest movie than he is over anything else in his life. He is part of John Cassavetes' exciting film, "A Woman Under the which is certain to be heard from at Academy Award time. His own performance is smashing and rates a possible nomination, but his co-star, Gena Rowlands (Mrs. Cassavetes) is almost a shoo- in to win the Oscar as best actress. And Falk concurs. "Gen'a's Falk says, "is one of a handful of great performances I've seen. She is a marvelously inventive actress." The film, he explains, is about women and what they do especially what they do when they have nothing to do. He says the thesis of the film does not apply in his own 'iome because his wife, Alyce, has something to do. SONNY BONO Sonny sues Cher for million LOS ANGELES (Reuter) Singer Sonny Bono has filed a million damage suit against his estranged wife Cher and her companion of re- cent months, record producer David Geffen, claiming they had conspired to riestroy "Sonny and Cher's business." It was the latest legal shot in the bitter fight between the two former stars of the successful television show, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour. A year'ago Cher, 29, charg- ed that her husband and his lawyer had tricked her into "involuntary servitude" by taking advantage of her lack of business knowledge in the signing of contracts. In his suit, Sonny charged that Cher and Geffen, by allegedly breaking up the "Sonny and Cher" team, had hurt his ability to get work in show business. The American Film Theatre Starts Tomorrow The series starts wilh The Man in The Glass Booth starring Maximilian Schell. IN CELEBRATION starring Alan Bates (March starring Topol (March 27) JACQUES BKEL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS starring Eily Stone MAIDS starring Glenda Jackson and Susannah York (June 5) The American Film Theatre Season Tickets are still available at the theatre box offices. Each film will be shown only two times: a matinee and one evening. Season Tickets Evenings. S12.50, Matinees Senior Citizen and Student Mati- Seats are unreserved; however seating is guaranteed. Most major credit cards accepted. __________ Local A FT Them n.-i__________ PARAMOUNT Individual performance tickets will be avail- able after Season Ticket holders are seated in theatres not sold oui by Season Tickets. S4.50 for Eveninqs. for Matinees. (S2.50 for Senior at Matinees.) Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE Gone Wilh The One Complete ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Space Last Complete ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Black Last Complete RESTRICTED ADULT Staying in Calgary? Stay with friends. Traditional Calgary hospitality starts with us. So the next time you're headed our way call 1-800-261-6362 from anywhere in Alberta for reservations. It's toll free. Or ask your travel agent to reserve a room. Isn't that -friendly? Downtown. 9th Ave. and 1st St. next to the Calgary Tower. CPHoMsU National Film Day observed WASHINGTON (AP) President Ford said "it is a great pleasure to recognize the motion picture industry and its rich contribution to our national life" on the second annual National Film Day in (lie United States. "Among the most signifi- cant and indigenous art forms, the motion picture has long provided a steady source of entertainment, education and enjoyment for vast numbers of Ford said in a. statement released today. More than motion pic- ture theatres have pledged to donate a substantial portion of today's gross receipts to the American Film Institute. So have such companies as Allied Artists Pictures, Para- mount Pictures, 20th Century Fox Films, United Artists, Walt Disney Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures and Bryanston Pictures. A committee of stars helped in its support for the project. It consisted of Warren Beatty, Henry Fonda, Charlton Heston, Jack Lemmon, Gregory Peck, Rosalind Russell, George C. Scott, Cicely Tyson, John Wayne and Jon Voight. The institute was establish- ed in 1967. paramount Positively Last Times Tonight One Complete Show at p.m. Only ftTtl THE WIND CURK GABLE sj VniENLEIGlI LESLIE HOWARD OLMAdclIAVULAND paramount NOW SHOWING NOTE FEATURE at and p.m. i for a j perfect vacation take... ADULT TONIGHT thru SATURDAY Now Showing at and p.m. If this movie doMn't make your skin crawl... It's on too tight! tlvnng OLIVIA HUSSEY KEIR'DULLEA MARGOT KIDDER iso tuning JOHN SAXON as U. Fuller RESTRICTED MULT Warning Extremely Foul Languigt. ;