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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE 3 Canada's historical sites visited on new A & series. Prof. Donald CreigHon, the noted Canadian historian, had just screened the final print of .the one-hour color film, Heroic Beginnings, opening episode in the new CBC-TV Images Of Canada series, in which he has been deeply involved both before the cameras and behind the scenes. Heroic Beginnings, for telecast on CBC-TV Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 9:30 p.m., focuses on 11 historical sites across Canada, with Prof. Cvetehton as on-camera guide and narrator. Interviewed in a rare free moment at CBC's downtown Toronto production offices, the historian talked about the film and his contribution to it. "It (Heroic Beginnings) is a sort of 'visual journey' in place and time, to these historical sites across Canada - to bring greater perspective to our history. The sites are, you might say, milestones of our past. "No one has ever undertaken this (sort of project) before. The role of television in interpreting our history, to help Ca- nadians visualize the glorious moments of our past, is important ... I hc"9 more such programming will be done." The historic alles feaiurcd i:; Carol Burnett r emcee Carol Burcett will serve as mistress of ceremonies for the 45th Oscar Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to be colorcast j live over the NBC TelevHon Network Tuesday, Mrrch 27. She joins Michael Caine and Charlton Heston (previously announced) oh the program, which will be divided into four segments with a different master of ceremonies for each segment. HE'S TEACHING DRAMA Richard Boone, star of NBC-TVs "Hec Ramsey," now that the series has finished shooting for the season, is teaching drama at Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Fla. i'e Jip.���es c' C^'^a fTm. Heroic Beginnir.ffs: The forbidding Newfoundland coastline where the Vikings landed 1,000 years; a 1940 expedition through the Northwest Passage. Author of 10 books on Canadian history, Prof. Creighton is widely considered the most important English historian in Canada. Long associated with the University of Toronto as a history professor and one-time chairman of the history department, Donald Creighton is also a Fellow of Massey College. Sunday February, 18 6.30 7:00 Farm News 7:40 7:45 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:20 Q Anble's Fun House QJ) Christopher Closeup 0 Harlem. Globetrotters (7) Pinoccbio TO This is the life @ Thought for the Day c 4-H dubtime 0 Rex Humbard1 0 Gospel Hour CD Revival Fires c University of the Air c Uncle Bobby ff) Gospel Hour 0 Kathryn Kuhlman 0 Niven Miller 0 Sunday Hour 0 Face the Nation c Rev. Solbreckken CD 10:00 10:30 c O o CD 11:00 O Q c 11:30 CD O c 12:00 c 0 CD Make a Wish Faith for Today Day of Discovery Day of Discovery Curiosity Shop Oral Roberts Gaslight Meet the Press Bullwinkle Crossfire World Cup Tennis Market Place Issues and Answers Safety Round-Up Rural Report Rex Humbard NFB NBA SAVE LIKE NEVER BEFORE ARCTIC CAT CLEARANCE Reg. NOW 1440 Panthers 140 Pumas 140 El Tigre $1650 $1450 $1449 $1275 $1735 $1500 Other Models of Cats Reduced 10%Vl5% 1 1972 Scorpion JXTc*,.*, $750 1 1969 Ski-Doo ,, ,,,,$325 LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE AMPLE FREE PARKING |l 117 - 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 327-8889] Closed Monday - Open Daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Southern Alberta's Largest and Most CHARGE* Progressive Motorcycle Dealer I Agriculture Today Audubon 12:15 12:30 i 1:00 c World Championship Tennis 0 Claire Olsen Q NHL 1:30 Q Country Canada 2:00 0 Canadian Tennis Championships 2:15 CD American Sportsman 3:00 c Travel With Da Silva ff) Andy Williams Open 3:30 10 Pendulum . O Garner Ted Armstrong 0 Sports Illustrated 4:00 0 Love c Untamed World 0 Sixty Minutes 4:30 c Garner Ted Armstrong 0 Reach for the Top 5:00 Q Lassie c Movie: The Spy Killers (7) District 7 Farm Show c Wild Kingdom 5:30 CD Tms is Your Life 0 World of Disney *i Irish Rovers. 6:00 CD Lawrence Welk 0 Disneyland 6:30 c Med Squad 0 Adem 12 7:00 CD Movie: The Ten Commandments 0 Beachcombers 0 Gunsmoke 7:30 c Mount Batten O Black Beauty 8:00 0 Mystery Movie 0 Julie Andrews 8:30 c Mannlx 9:00 Q Wayne and Sbuster 9:30 c A Touch of Grace 10:00 c W5 0 CBC Weekend 0 M.A.S.H 10:30 0 Duke Ellington Sp. 11:00 0 News QJ News 11:15 ^ Nations Business 11:20 c News (7) CJOC News 11:25 (0) Oil Report 11:30 0 News c Question Period fQ News 11:35 c Sunday Hour (TT) News 12:00 c Merv Griffin TO Billy James Hargs 12:05 0 Movie: |i W'cked as They Come 'Life and Times of Mountbatten' starts on Sunday On Sunday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m., CTV's Sunday Night Special presents the first episode in the critically acclaimed twelve-part, series "The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten." The entire series is narrated by Mountbatten and each episode deals with a significant period in his life. The material used came largely from Mount-batten's own archive material, and was supported with film footage from the Imperial War Museum and other sources. A film crew travelled with Mountbatten to many of the places that played an important part in his career, so that he could be filmed against a background of the exact spots where history was made. The first episode, entitled "The King's Ships Were At Sea," covers the period from 1900, when Mountbaiten was born, to 1917, when he became a midshipman. Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Battenberg was the son of Princess Victoria, granddaughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Louis of Battenberg. Thus he was bom into the Royal House of Britain, which in that imperial and monarchical age was linked by blood and marriage to almost every ruling house of Europe. His early days were spent in that troubled period preceding World War I. His father became Britain's First Sea Lord, the professional head of the Royal Navy, with the most powerful fleet in the world, and he grew up in the centre of things, with the great statesmen and seamen of the time continually calling at his home in London. Thanks to the very able First Sea Lords, Sir John Fisher and Louis' father, and a notable First Lord of the Admiralty, Mr. Winston Churchill, when World War I came on August 14, 1914 the Royal Navy was ready. In Churchill's words, "The King's ships were at sea" and in Prince Louis' words to the King, "We had the drawn sword in our hand." Instead of gratitude, however, Prince Louis experienced the nation's resentment at his German ancestry and in October 1914 felt impelled to resign from his post as First Sea Lord over the family name of "Battenberg." Two years later his son, now already generally known as "Dickie," gained first hand experience of war when he joined the Grand Fleet in H.M.S. Lion, seven weeks after the Battle of Jutland in 1916. He continued to serve under Beatty's command until 1917. In that year further anti-German agitation caused the Royal Family to change its name to Windsor. The Batfenberps changed their name as well. Prince Louis became the first Marquis of Milford Haven and "Dickie": became Midshipman Lord Louis Mountbatten She's a doer Lee Grant, who stars in "Partners in Crime" an upcoming World Premiere Movie on NBC-TV, is a doer: "The important thing, I think is to work - on stage, in movies or whatever. The more you get your skirts dirty in all parts of this industry, the better you become as an actress." E ELECTROHOMB . . . an extra degree of exc-ellence 'ARMADA' Automatic color and tint.  100% solid state.  Varactor tuner.  Black Matrix 26" tube.  Beoufful Spanish cabi-  Instant on. net by Deilcraft.  Serviced by our  Automatic fine tuning. fechni< iicians. ACTIVE T.V. SERVICE 1238  3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-5020 ;