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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Radio-TV watchdogs challenge CBC role By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA (CP) More than 220 briefs have been filed with the Canadian Radio- Television Commission (CRTCj supporting or criticizing the CBC's appli- cation for a five-year renewal of all its radio and television 1 icences The application goes before the commission in a public hearing opening here Feb. 18. Six volumes of pleadings and data filed by the CBC In support of its application promise more Canadian programs, fewer commercials, wider dis- semination of programs and more attention to regional productions. The corporation also asks for a fundamental revision of its financing. Instead of loans from the public treasury, on which it is charged interest, the corporation should be given outright grants by Parliament and forgiven its past indebtedness, the CBC says. Most of the criticism comes from radio-television watchdog organizations, asking for better service in the hinterland, less dependence on Toronto and Montreal production centres and an end to commercials, Laurent Picard, CBC presi- dent, is expected to open the hearings with a three-hour oral statement, following which he will be questioned by CRTC chairman Pierre Juneau and members of the commission. The hearings are L.C.C. CHINOOK WINTER CARNIVAL Presents ...in CONCERT THE BROTHERS BOGAARDT EXPANSION with The Jackie Gracette Dancers MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11th and P.M. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE LCC Students available at the door. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE" in color. Starring Gene Hackman and Red Buttons. Monday, Tuesday, Wed- nesday, February and 13. Monday show at p.m. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre co'lot. Starring Faye Dunaway, Stacy Keach and Harris Yulin. Monday, February 10 show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. WARNING: LANGUAGE USED MAY BE OBJECTIONABLE TO SOME. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "NIGHT CALL NURSE" in color. Monday and Tues- day, February 11 and 12. Monday show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. TABER Tower Theatre "INSTINCT FOR SURVIVAL" in color. February 11 shows at and p.m. FAMILY. Guess Who's Comming to CHEC 1090 RADIO? W__Y_E B_R_Y CHEC Radio's new 'MORNING MAN' will soon be here! If you recognize him fill in the missing letters of his name, and fill out this entry form and mail to SOX 1090, LETHBRIDGE You could be the lucky winner of 1 of 30 PANASONIC APPLIANCES to be given away NAME ADDRESS Phone No. BOX 1090 LETHBRIDQE to last three or four days. The chief criticism has been filed in a 187-page brief by The Committee on Television, a Toronto-based group of artists, authors, academics and community leaders, many of them past or (present employees of the CBC. While not advocating that the CBC's application for renewal be rejected, the committee says conditions should be put on its new licences requiring it to re- duce its dependence on com- mercials, to produce fewer but better programs, repeating them mure frequently on the air, and to encourage regional productions and independent film-makers. The CBC says the broad- casting industry generally is entering a period in which all normal channels are fully occupied, cable television are bringing American network programs deep into Canada, and competition for audience is becoming fiercer. Viewers and listeners have to make more choices in what they want on their receiving sets. But the trend is also to- wards people spending less time at their sets and more time in other leisure pursuits. Show Times February 11, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 7 Nude entertainer claims raw deal OTTAWA (CP) A American entertainer her body to near-zero temperatures Friday, pressing complaints that she's ended up with a raw deal from the energy crisis. Miss Nude International, exotic dancer and self- described concerned citizen, said the problems of entertainers such as herself needed exposure. Amid a nest of microphones, warming television lights antf a flock of reporters who passed up another energy statement by External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp, the 22-year- old New Orleans native pressed her points. To begin with, Leigh Sharon said with a nervous giggle, the whole thing is a little far-fet- ched. What effect would a nude news conference, way up here in frigid ol' Canada, have on energy restrictions in the United States? But the problem was a real one, and could be revealed just as easily from a burlesque theatre as any other forum. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS HOSACK Mechanic 8-304 5th SI. S. Ph. 327-7244 PLEASE NOTE DUE TO A CHANGE OF POLICY of Theatre Tickets will no longer be, after 'Valentine's Day', Feb 14th All, .Theatre Tickets now in circulation will continue< .to be honored. PARAMOUNT THEATRE snort Subjects 7 00 9 00 SEVEN UPS 7 15 9.20 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN PARAMOUNT CINEMA JESUS CHRIST SUPER STAR 7 30 940 Short Subjects 715920 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 20 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA THEY CALL ME TRINITY 8 00 TRINITY IS STILL MY NAME 9 50 ONE COMPLETE SHOW- 8 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Hitler album Maurice Powers, manager of the California Book Auction Co., displays a page from one of two photographic albums containing photos of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini that was auctioned for last week. The recovered during a raid on Hitler's Bavarian chalet by an American paratrooper are said to be the only ones in existence portraying the visits of Mussolini and Hitler to Germany and Italy in 1937. Page shows Hitler at top left, and Mussolini at bottom right, and pictures of battleships sinking a freighter for Der Fuehrer's benefit. Bobby sox, hot rods ready for nostalgia "BOB COPRELL is Back at the EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL Appearing dally from p.m. to 6 p.m. ami p.m. to 12 Midnight In tha 'AZTEC LOUNGE' T (h Bob has previously arranged and conducted the Musical Score for 2 Motion Pictures; and just recently finished an engagement at LaCosta Golf and Country Club in San Diego. Aft W TEEN BURGER TUESDAY Toen Burger LOS ANGELES (AP) A peek into the future indicates television may be on the verge of taking a profitable step backward. The networks may be about to take a stroll down memory lane. It's all going to depend on just how popular nostalgia turns out to be. If people really want to be transported back to the 1940s and '50s, the studios have laid in a supply of bobby sox and hot rods and stand ready to deliver. Summer of '42, The Last Picture Show, American Graffiti and other memory movies proved that people would pay money for another look at those innocent days. That is, innocent in light of the 1970s. The Waltons was the first successful period piece aside from the Western since The Untouchables. The Waltons, set in the Depression, is something of a special case. It is based on the life of a real family and is blessed with superior writing and casting. M-A-S-H is set in the early 1950s during the Korean War. But it really doesn't deal with the period directly. It uses the Korean War as a metaphor to talk about all wars. The real proof of whether people will tune in week after week appears to rest on a new and unpretentious comedy from ABC called The Happy Days. If this 1950s period piece succeeds, other series are waiting in the wings. PARAMOUNT THEATRE ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount TONITEAND TUESDAY TONITE AT P.M. The dirty-tricks squad that even regular cops are afraid of! Violence May Be Objectionable To Some From the producer of "Buiim end "The French Connection' THE SEVEN UPS LIMITED ENGAGEMENT-BROUGHT BACK BY POPULAR REQUEST and now the film... A NORMAM JEWISOV Him "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTIAR FAMILY TEDNEELEY CARL ANDERSON YVONNE EUJMAN BARRY DENNEN paramount cinema TONITE THRU WED. AT P.M. ADULT college cinema .99 Terence Hill in "They Call Me Trinity With BUD SPENCER, Steffen Zacaharias, Dan Sturkie, Gisela Hahn. Elena Pedemonte and with Parley Granger. Pro- duced by Italo Zingarelli. UST2MYS TOHTEHDTUK. HIT NO. 2 'TRINITY IS STILL MY NAME' WHh Tevanea Color NOTE ONE COMPLETE SHOW ONLY AT 8 P.M. Reg. Tuesday Only Available at Both Locations 210 3rd South 1607 Mayor Drhro COMMUNITY SKIN PUBLIC TYOFLKTHMIDQH 1 ISEUM ICBS DMMtHTMWIT Cl N6, SKATING ind M. 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