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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ITV HIGHLIGHTS! FRIDAY MOVIE: Marriage on the Rocks, 6 p.m., Ch. 7: Ma- trimonial high jinks in Mexico, involving a couple on the brink of divorce. Stars Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr. VARIETY: Andy Williams, 7 p.m.. Ch. 13: Guests are Jonathan Winters, Jo Anne Worley, the Lennon Sisters and the Friends of Distinction. MOVIE: The Battle of the Bulge, 7 p.m., Ch. 9: Con- clusion of the war saga centring on the last German coun- ter-offensive of the Second World War. Stars Henry Fonda and Robert Shaw. MOVIE: Sargc: the Badge of the Cross, 8 p.m., Ch. 13: George Kennedy stars as a policeman-turned-priest whose parish work draws him back into the unsolved case of his murdered wife. VARIETY: Tommy Hunter, 9 p.m., Ch. 7: The New Seekers join series regulars. MOVIE: The Greatest Show on Earth, p-m.. Ch. 13: Cecil B. DeMillc's spectacular circis melodrama which won an Academy Award as best movie of 1952. Stars Betty Button and Charlton Heston. SATURDAY SPECIAL: Canada Winter Games, 2 p.m., Ch. 7: Hockey and volleyball are among the events covered today. SPORTS: College Sports, 3 p.m., Ch. 7: The University of Lethbridge sports department figures in this 60-minute profile of western universities. SPECIAL: The Pogo Special Birthday Special, p.m., Ch. a: All the critters of Okefenokee Swamp are fighting for a favorite-holiday campaign. SPORTS: Curling, 4 p.m., Ch. 7: Merv Mann of Sask- atoon meets Don Duguid of Winnipeg. SPORTS: Wide World of Sports, p.m., Ch. 13: Highlights of the Kawartha Cup Snowmobile Championships and 1970 Grand Prix car races. LtTHBItlDGt HERALD 7 Trimbles 4-30 Request Action Line listed by the radio and television stations. les is due to lost-minute t the responsibility of the ibles Tire Supply. CJOC "Srl-SBR show S SBT BBarry News Wayne Barry 7-30 News, Wtnr, Sports Soccer Resulll CHEC News on the Hour Wthr., Sports on the Half Hour Farm and Ranch B FRIDAY NIGHT Dinner Showcase Bill Brown Back to ihe Bible Voice of China Music Interlude Totannformatior, JoKn Oliver CHEC-FM Hour Tempo On the Move Showcase with Bill Brown SATURDAY Breakfast with Ron Rosvold Major News Music and George J. D. MacAllister Ferauson Chuck Tannery maiinn.............. Ron Le_gi SUNDAY John Charles Rick Richards Evolution FRIDAY NIGHT Tempo World Z! SIX Supplement Major Projection Gene Telpner's Musical Notebook TEA Radio Free Friday CBR Radio 1010 Calgary From the Capitals Art Hives 10-30 Theatre Morning Concert Atlantic Symphony News Music Past Mid- Assignment night Alarm ClocK SATURDAY Action Set Eye Opener High Noon News, Sports Sound of Britain Rev. Bill Portman High Country 7-30 News, Sports Our Native Land Television and Radio Listing brought to you courtesy of TRIMBLES TIRES Books {seized ul Kdmoulou EDMONTON (CP) Two; last week and will appear in i Edmonton companies have! court Monday. been charged with being in! Morality squed members j possession of obscene material j wwe tiassifying thousands 1 for distribution. j of fnm the stores CJLH-TV Channel 7 (Cablcvision Ch. 6) FRIDAY Teleprote 7 Huckleberry Hound Canada winter AST summer a thoroughly disenchanted Vancouver ewspaperman, Les Wedman, ked to be switched to the ovie critic's desk alter 17 ears as the paper's TV critic. Mr. Wedman s move ompted by his disappoint- ent with a medium he eemed had fulfilled little of its potential. Dramatic and com- [y series, variety shows, news the whole TV bag him was a day-in, day-out ishmash of stunted dreams. The Canadian and American etworks are now drawing up chedules for the next season nd those schedules are expect- d to feature a majority of en- Urely new shows. Last year's ew entries and some of the jerennial favorites, such as Ed ullivan, Dean Martin, -Mannix, and Red Skelton, have lost avor with viewers. Indeed, Mr. 'edman's analysis seems true f the medium as a whole. It as become a bore. Ardent TV fans have this jason been left with the tedi- us job of wondering if Henry Fonda in The Smith Family is eally any better than the shows iiich were dropped at mid- eason, such as The Young Eebels and Nancy. Canadian made series famous Jury Trials, The Trouble with Tracy, Rainbow Country are for the most aart not to be endured. Ameri can shows, even if their idea o mprovement is merely chang ng the name of The Store ront Lawyers to Men at Law at least have a professiona slickness to them which Canada up to this point can't touch. But the slicfcness, this year' plethora of situa ion family comedies featailnj none dimensional characters sociological issues tied up ii simplistic solutions in 60 rein utes or less, have left many viewers bone-weary. TV news has yet to come u to the level it should be. De- spite its attributes of sound an ticture, the medium, partial Larly locally, continues to be watch-me-read-the-news. On the two local stations CFCN-Lethbridge and CJLH TV, in-depth reporting is latter of holding an interview ith a person who is allowed propagandize at will. Seldom e penetrating questions isked. Tie stations suffer from lack f funds and can't feasibly add le visual content they would ke to. But lack of funds is Kir problem, not the viewers'. Vhat is the viewers' problem s the superficial news they et. The stations have never uiken a hard look at the two earby Indian reserves, at ppv- rty In Lethbridge, declining hurch memberships, the qual- ty of life in the city. What iewers do get are read out newspaper headlines and not much more. As for the national public af- a i r s programs, Canadians lave about been knocked in- ensible by anti-pollution pro- prams, nature studies, abortion shows. It is a measure of the depth of CTV's public affairs commitment that last week W5 included coverage of the Mus- ang Ranch, a legalized prosti- ution drop-in centre in rather than an examination of >restitution in Canadian cities. The reason? The ranch was easy to find and in one locality. A study of the subject for, say, Toronto, would have taken a iot more digging. If anything is missing on TV (and a lot it is people. Weekend, CBC's public affairs flagship show, loves to cover the Middle East situation, pol- itical rallies, abortion, Ameri- can problems, but just once and a while it would be nice to see a profile of a personality. This preponderance of "is- sues" may be one reason why CBC's Telescope and The For- syte Saga and the CTV's Pi- erre Bcrton interviews have be- come so likeable. In these shows, one sees people, even if in soap opera form, attaining some dimension of complexity. A half-hour spent with W. 0. Mitchell or Patty Conklin, as on Telescope, is worth 12 hours of The Family Affair, Ironside Lucille Ball, the Barbara Me Nan- Show and that campy cuisiniere, the Galloping Goto met. Maybe viewers demand too much of television, whereas they tend to no-hum over radio's music and commercials for- mula and newspapers' obses- sion with politics, finance and war. But when TV is good, it can't be beaten. TV almost harms it- self by occasionally producing items of merit. One night view- ers are treated to an excellent production of Arthur Miller's The Price. The next night, on the same channel and at the same time, they are likely mis- treated to the banal Men from Shiloh. Tying in such pap with such excellence ruins the en- tire credibility of the medium. TV has increasingly been run by men with one eye on the tyr- annical ratings and another on the cash box. Perhaps writers, journalists and producers need to have a freer hand on whal actually goes on the air. At any rate, those in control have left viewers with the era increasing feeling that an eve- ning spent watching television has been four hours wasted. CFCN-Lethbridge's study o drug use in southern Alberta shown Tuesday night, suffered From its late-night timing the schedule and its mis-tim- ing as far as the entire drug issue is concerned. Drugs, like abortion and pollution, have I been covered to death by TV. j Until more research is done on the subject, most of us will :iave to hold our decision in abeyance. That drugs are be- ing used in southern Alberta is hardly news, and the four in- terviewers and two hosts on CFCN could have nothing en- lightening to say unless they had been involved in research. The show, a Pendulum pro- duction, featured representa- tives of the University of Leth- bridge and the department of youth who for the most part merely exchanged opinions. The most noteworthy of these came from the youth depart- ment's At Brewer who sug- gested some drug users went out of their way to be caught by the police. Taber-Warner MLA Douglas Miller's refer- The German Canadian Club Cor. 9th Ave. ond 6th St. N. Presents a MASQUERADE DANCE Saturday, Feb. 20 p.m. Entertainment by the "DIAMOND FOUR" Prizes For All Classes of Costumes MEMBERS and GUESTS SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Teleprobe Movie: Marrieg on the Rocks Laugh-In 9-00 Tommy Hunler Hawaii Five-0 News Games (c) Movie: Golden Mistress SATURDAY Puff'n'Stuff (O Thunder-birds Whiplash Keen Ice Uptown-Downtown Stampede Wrestling Cdn Winter Games Canada College Sports fc) Championship Curling (c) Bugs Bunny (c) CFCN-TV Lelhbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) FRIDAY Flintstones (c) 5 30 Dick Van Dyke 00 Bewitched (c) 30 News (cl 11MO Movie: Greatest Show on Earlh In Conversation SATURDAY Kiddie on Kamera Call of the West All Star Wrestling Thought (or Day The Champions News (c) 00 Andy Williams (cl 4-H Clubtime 00 Movie: Caspar and Co. Badge or the Cross Uncle Bobby 00 F.B I. Marc's Music Shop :DO News Secret Service (c) 20 News (c) Animal World lc) KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 {Cable FRIDAY Doris New; UJ Andy SATURDAY College of Great Tails Tclccourse i.d Groovie Coolies Griffith (c) Dr. Doolittle (c) 0 Globetrotters Movie: Battle of the Bulge (PI. 2) scootay DM e.rn The Monkees v.wi ironside Dastardly and News (cl Wuttlev (cl Tonight Show (c) Jetsons (c) :00 Our Great Outdoors 30 Sports Digest :00 Western Canada Sports Roundup 30 Wide World of Sporls :00 Kingo Bingo vision Ch. 9) 00 H.R. Puffnsluff :30 Heckle and Jeckie :00 woody Woodpecker :30 Tom Foolery (c) :CO Bugs Bunny (c) :00 Hot Dog :30 Pogo Birthday Sp, 00 Pin1- Panther 30 News .00 News (c) Mission Impossible KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel 5 (Cablevision Ch. 11) FRIDAY Style Nanny and the Dick Cavett Professor (c) CATIIDHAV Brady Bunch (c) SATURDAY Partridge Family News Marcus Welby (c) Lancelot Link Movie: Maybe I'll Come Home in B-DO Jerr' Spring (c) Hero Come Hie NeftS Double DocKcrs Love American Hot Wheels Sky Hawks Motor Mouse (c) Hardy Boys (c) American Band- stand (c) Saturday Matinee Pro Bowlers Tour Sports Man Alive 5-00 Lets Make a Deal Andy Williams CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "HOW THE WEST WAS WON" In Metrocolor. Starring Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda and Carolyn Jones. Friday and Saturday, February 19 and 20. Friday shows at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "THE BALLAD OF CABLE HOGUE" In Technicolor. Starring Jason Bohards. Stella Stevens and David Warner. Friday and Saturday. February 19 and 20. Fri- day shows at and p.m. Restricted Adult. Special Saturday afternoon matinee. Saturday, February 20 at p.m. "OUR MISS BROOKS" In color. Star- ring Eve Arden. Family. All seats 50c. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "MAROONED" In Eastman Color. Starring Gregory Peck. Richard Crenna and David Jansecn. Friday, Satur- day and Sunday, February 19. 20 and 21. Friday show at p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA" In Technicolor. Star- ring Maximilian Schell, Diane Baker and Brian Keith. Friday and Saturday, February 19 and 20. Friday shows at and p.m. Matinee at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "GONE WITH THE WIND" In color. Starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh. Friday. Saturday. Monday and Tuesday, February 19, 20, 22 and 2.3. Friday one show only at p.m. Adult. Special Saturday Matinee at p.m. "JACK AND THE BEANSTALK" In color. All live cast. Matinee Sunday, February 20. Family. All seats 50c. Midnight preview Saturday at a.m. "MAD ROOM" with Shelly Winters. Get more out of life Take Ihe family to a movU charged following police raids j Pipeline News._________ Weekend show times ence to all drugs being addic- tive indicated he hasn't looked into the matter too closely. Al- though meritorious in its in- tent, the CFCN show didn't add much information to that already available to viewers. PARAMOUNT Friday "Lovers Other Strangers'1 Last Complete Show Saturday Special "Matinee "Jack and the Beanstalk" On; Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday Short Subjects "There's a Girl in My Soup" Be sure to toke advantage of El Rancho's FOOD SALE Special in effect Monday, Feb. 22 lo Saturday, Feb. 27 in our Main Dining Room. MONDAY AND TUESDAY FEATURE- NEW YORK STRIP LOIN STEAK WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FEATURE ALBERTA ROAST PRIME RIBS OF BEEF FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FEATURE- HALF FRIED CHICKEN EL RANCHO STYLE Phone 327-5701 for Reservations! MAKE UP A PARTY COME TO EL RANCHO CABARET TONIGHT and SATURDAY NIGHT "JUST US" Admission (Side Entrance) 9 p.m. to I a.m. REFRESHMENTS and FOOD AVAILABLE delta-vee ELECTRONICS 1271 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8084 Consultants For CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION All Types of Systems and Equipment "ALL WE SELL IS SERVICE" PARAMOUNT NOW SHOWING Tonite at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT PETER SELLERS GOLDIE HAWN in COLOR From Columbia Pictures Matinee Sat. at p.m. Evenings Daily at and p.m. 50. Last Complete Show I'OLl-EGE CINEMA Friday Short Subjects Last Complete Show Saturday Soecial Matinee Short Subjects "Jack and the Beanstalk" Last Complete Show 3.00 PARAMOUNT TONITE and SAT. [Tonight ot and p.m. First Show Saturday at p.m. "This is the kind of movie a reviewer RESTRICTED silOllId pay to ADULT 10VERS New York foil STRAnGSU COLOR STARRING GIG YOUNG-HARRY GUARDING ANNE JACKSON MARIAN HAIIEY COLLEGE NOW SHOWING Tonight at and p.m. Sat. First Show at p.m. Continuous "A COCKEYED JOifph Morfienstern, Cfd-jfj Fw f MASH Color bv Panavision5 Restricted Adult I NEXT ATTRACTION I DIRECT FROM ITS SENSATIONAL ENGAGEMENT! "FAMILY" NOW FOR THE 1STTIMEAT POPULAR PARAMOUNT SATURDAY Matinee Only at p.m. COLLEGE SATURDAY at and p.m. Sunday at p.m. only JACK and the join JACK in the fantastic LAND of the GIANT Filmid in MAGNIFICENT COLOR A Pldducti Frodicwl by Bwrv Mrton V I ALSO SHOWING AT THE FOLLOWING THEATRES Tower Theatre Taber Sat. and Sun. Orpheum Theatre Blairmore Sat. Sun. Bow Theatre Bow Island Sat. and Sun. Rex Theatre Claresholm Sat. Only Take the Kids Don't Drop them off! ;