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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Shakespeare film to he produced LONDON (Reuter) - British, and Italian television companies will make a $6.25-million film series on William Shakespeare. The production was announced Monday by Sir Lew Grade, head of the British independent company, Associated Television (ATV), which is to co-operate with the Italian network Radiotelevisione Itah'ana (RAI), in producing 12 hour-long episodes, each costing more than $500,000. Sir Lew said the high costs were largely due to filming taking place at the actual locations of Shakespeare plays-Venice (The Merchant of Venice), Verona (Two Gentlemen of Ve-r o n a ), Elsinore, Denmark (Hamlet), and Scotland (Macbeth). The programs, which will be Popular jazz musician dies broke TORONTO (CP) - Funeral services were h?ld h_re for Clement Hambourg, 73, long popular among Toronto jazz musicians, who died Saturday after a lengthy illness. Mr. Hambourg, who lived in poverty for more than 10 years, continued to play the piano on Sundays at a popular downtown spot called Julie's Mansion until mid-December. He was noted here for his operation of the House of Hambourg, a jazz club, from 1948 to 1962. It was the first after-hours jazz club in Toronto and many players who later became name artists performed there. But as the vogue for jazz here faded, Mr. Hambourg fell into financial difficulty and had to be helped by benefits. A final benefit was held last April. His admirers said it was his personality, more than his nlay-ing, that brought Mr. Hambourg affection. He would sit at the piano, in nondescript clothes and long white hair, eager to play whatever would make people happy. shown in 1975, will be based on the biography of Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess. Sir Lew also anounced that ATV has bought two major film productions of Shakespeare plays and that they have already been bought by American Broadcasting Co. for showing in the United States. They are the Royal Shake-sDeare Companys Aphony and Cleopatra and the National Theatre Company's The Merchant of Venice. LONDON (AP) - A strike against censorship blacked out Britain's commercial television network for 30 minutes. Technicians and cameramen stopped work for 30 minutes to protest the Independent Broadcasting Authority's ban on a documentary about John Poul-son, a former building magnate whose bankruptcy has resulted in allegations of graft in high places. The authority ruled that some people named in tbe documentary could not be shown because the bankruptcy heerina still is in progress. The authority is the government-appointed watchdog for the commercial network. The BBC was not affected by the strike. HOLLYWOOD (AP) - The Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers has signed a new contract with 32 film industry local unons which is intended to encourage filmmakers to work here. ' The contract allows producers to use a nine-person crew in which each member can assist any other member, regardless of what union they belong to. Previously, the various unions drew rigid jurisdictional lines among the film-making jobs, preventing members of different unions from helping each other. Producers complained that these lines forced them to hire more people than needed, forcing costs up. Many began filming in Europe, where union requirements are not as stringent. WILSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL presents "THE WIZARD OF OZ" Yates Centre - 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8, 9 (9th sold out) Adults $1.00 Students 50c Art Display in Foyer Reserve seats on sale at Wilson or at the door SOUTHtRn flLBERTfl THEATRES MOVIE-SYfa'u LIKE BEST CARDSTON - Mayfair Theatre "WALKABOUT' - In color. "An exciting and exotic adventure'. Wednesday, February 7. Show at 8:15 p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD - Empress Theatre "EVEL KNIEVEL" - In color. Starring George Hamilton and Sue Lyon Wednesday, February 7. Show at 7:30 p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK-Fcx Theatre "LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS" - In color. Barney wanted women in the worst way, and that's the way he got them. Wednesday, February 7, show at 8:15 p.m. Adult - not suitable for children. TABER - Tower Theatre "THE WRATH OF GOD" - In Metrocolor. Starring Robert Mitchum. Wednesday. February 7. Shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Adult - Not Suitable For Children. STEAM CLEANING by Mmhk Carpet Care REVOLUTIONARY DEEP CLEANING PROCESS FOR ALL RUGS, BROADLOOM, FURNITURE Safe ~ Gentle - Efficient - Thorough Bonded - Guaranteed - Insured FREE ESTIMATES SERVING LETHBRIDGE AND AREA PHONE 327-4493 OTHER SERVICES ALSO AVAILABLE ( June 7 '50 Prcs; Truman sends 35-man '',�re letter earned only a five cent stamp, three cents short of the required eight cents. What, asked Mr. Cossitt Monday in the Commons, was the Post Office doing to collect that postage due from Prime Minister?" There was no answer, in the Commons, from either the Prime Minister or Postmaster General Ouellet beyond a smile and a shrug. But immediately after the daily question period, when asked in the Government lobby, "all the Soviet ballet master flies MOSCOW (AP) - Ballet master Fyodor Lopukhov, 86, who trained several generations of Soviet dancers and ballet masters, died last week in Leningrad, Tass reported. Lopukhov also wrote a number of books on ballet and directed performances at Leningrad's Kirov Theatre. Since 1932 he had been head of the ballet masters' training section of the Leningrad Conservatory. if he intended doing anything about it, Mr. Ouellet with some obvious reluctance said he supposed "I'll have to look into it." Mr. Cossit a millionaire insurance executive, for years was the leading organizer and co-campaign financier of the Leeds Liberals but broke with the government over the billin-gual issue, joining the Conservatives, becoming a Tory and re - capturing what had been a Grit constituency. How many of those so-very-perscnal, just-for-you appearing letters had hesn sent out under the Prime Minister's signature, he was asked? "Let's say thousands," he suggested, "several, thousand in'my riding, and other thousand:, in many different constituencies. "I believe I saw the postage duo figure estimated at something over $33,000." ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 10th GAME - $500 JACKPOT IN 53 NOS. $250 IN 54 NOS. - $125 IN 55 NOS. If no bingo called after 55 numbers we will continue for $50 BONUS JACKPOT JACKPOT - 48 NOS. If no bingo called we will continue for $50. NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED) PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, FEB. 8 - SUNSET FOUR FRIDAY, FEB. 9 - CHARADES SMiURDAY, FEB. 10 - SUNSET FOUR paramount cinema TCNITE thru SAT. FIRST SHOW 7 P.M. HllAR|OU$ DRIVERS-VV0RWN6 TH6IR/3Llfl�H OH EVfcRY CURVE/ ^USES R&VARNEY DORIS HARE BOB GRANT ANNA KAREN MICHAEL ROBBlNS STEPHEN LEWIS ADULT SECOND FEATURE "QUEST FOR LOVE" Color with JOAN COLLINS Walter / Carol Burnett Fete'it'Tillie' All about love and marriage !-A Universal Picture  Technicolor*fansvision* ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount th St. it 4th Ara. South. 327-510* how Sr>owsng TONITE at 7:00 - 9:10 p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN college cinema 20th Ave. It Mayor Mapath Dr, 128*300. Tonfte and Tsiurs. at 7:00 and 9:15 p.m. United flplisls ;