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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU MARQUIS HOTEL The LctMnrtdgc Herald TELEVISION GUIDE FREE EXTERIOR CAR WASH WITH ANY PURCHASE OF 3 OR MORi GALLONS OF GAS SUPERSONIC CAR WASH FR'DAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1972 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26 TO MARCH 3, 1972 en City ates Mecca The Forbidden City- is a unique record of a unique religious ceremony. For sixty minutes on March empty. Minn the only city in 3, p.m., CBC-TV shows the world that comes to hfe to Lhe world what has long been once a year and then reverts the cherished preserve of Mus- to a ghost town for the remain- lims only, it airs the color dGr of the film special Mecca The For- j bidden City. The annual pilgrimage ol Muslims to Mecca is one ot the world's greatest religious observances, but. ron Mus mi have little idea what it is i really like, because they are' not allowed to enter the prc- I cincls of Mecca. This hour-lcng t special is Lhc first complete rec- ord of this ancient, but still vi- tal expression of religious faith and brings viewers the unique privilege of witnessing the most important event in the life of Muslim. You will meet the pilgrims at tlie port of Jiddali. the Gate- way to Mecca, and share with them every slep and experience of the pilgrimage. You will go with them alonf tlic road which has withstood centuries of time, the road Ui: i? only open to tlie followers of Mohammed a journey ot many hardships made bearable by their burning faith. You will see them as the: enber the Masjid-el-Harma, the great Mosque of Mecca and c i clc tho sacred Kaaba. the House of Gcd. which is the heart ot Mecca and the Mus lim world. You will enter Medina, the second city of the Muslim world CEORCIE CELL THE FORBIDDEN CITY A very imposing piece of architecture if ever there was one, yet this is only one of Ihe many sights you will witness when CBC-TV lakes you on Friday, March 3 at 3 p.m. into Mecca The Forbidden City. This color special is the first glimpse non-Muslims will have of this closely-guarded religious Mosque of great magnificence, the sacred Mcsque of the prophet revealing the drcora-tivc art of Islam at its lines'.. You will go to a wide stretch of desert, fifteen miles from Mecca, whore Mohammed delivered his farewell sermon to his followers, and wr.rrc more than a million of Canada arc investigated months ago tliree yc" oM All slated for channel Feb. 27 croc" Robert Goidet, Alan Sues, Jo Anne and "'Wl I fiFdPP ji las i. T a-For LclhbrWge viewers evening. FVi' 27 NBC offers three special: in a row over KRTV-Channr 0, Great Falls. An- international array n stars, many Ln their first appearance, will be seen in Liu all new "Ilig'il'Rhts of ling Bros and Barmim aiv' Er.i'.ev to be by Dick Shawn at 6 p.m. special t'w erlil.ion of ITie rjrlest Show on Earih. A nostalgic salute to tlic days f vaudeville will be whon Boll Hope plays hosl o Sammy Davis Jr., Pe4ula "lark. Milton Bcrlc and Julic-l browse on Ilic colorcast >f "llic Bob Hope Special" al p.m. ITpTcIwond humor aiid Iveroics the Flarlcm Globetrotters in MI paine wi'h tiic i'.o.s-lon Shamrcclcs, special appearance seven ccVhrily nhslilutes and ncajjly a cameos Dy netr.blcs hishliRlit ''An Evening With Harlem Globetrotters." a hour entertainment at tl p.m. Tlie seven celebrity stibsti-Uilcs are Pat Boone. Ja-.nes ('nan. -Joseph Canipniiella, Jac-kic Cooper. David Hartman, Julmny M a t h i s and Jolmny Di-own, and nearly a dozen comedy cameos foaturing iWrf degree burns ov-r his dies', and arms when pvjama tcp cauglit fLro. niavorial burned in a matter of seconds tho burnt fabric 5liM-k lo Hie burned area. now until adolescence v.-Di undorgo a continuing rics ol operations and pi-afts. If Canr-da had f'.anmiaMlily Ir.vs lo cHMrcr.'s sccut'-'s like this eculd 1-? or considerably in On Wedrcsdav. .T r c h 1. CEC-TV's Take so. -s Canada's flammabiiily la'.v.-. one dciv, to perform part of their Haj "rituals. You will join this r.s-sembly in Araf.i and spsnd one day with the pilgrims sec thorn as they struggle arxl forth over the peak of the Holy mountain. Ar.d wlion Ihe nigh: comes vcu will lonvc the? to its silence and go to Minn and llio pilgrims tlie three devils and make n sacrifice. Finallv. you'll sec Minn nflcr Ihe cer canon ire, descried Owns Tlie Sea? Vital issues nro examined in the SO-minnte C15C While documentary Owns the Sen? to be colorcast on the CBC-TV net-work Tueclny. Feb. at p.m. Newioimdland-born actor Gordon Pinscnt is program host and additional narration Ls read by George Finslad. The program was filmed alonfi Canada's vast All antic, Pacific arwl Arctic coastline second longest ui ilic world, surpassed only by the Soviet Union over a period of several World Cup skiing set for Sunday On Sunday. Feb. 27, 4; 00-3: 3" p.m. CTV Television Spoils presents highliglits of the Bank of Montreal World Cup Skiing from Banff. Among tho raees to be seen are the men's and women's giant slalom and the men's and women's slalom. Commentators for this CTV Sports special will be former Canadian cham pion skior Nancy Greene and Pierre nr r "1 f TJ Will Canadiai Casanova nuu TORONTO (CP) Are Canadian audiences ready to ar-cept Casanova, the latent BHC historical television scries That's a question now hrir.r: mulled CA-cr by CBC decision-makers. BBC sries sucli as Ttio Six Wives of Henry VIII h a v r been received in Cr.n.xln. but Casajiova fcutiircs r.ndily galore. Tlic BBC received many protests about the series in Bril-ain, and a CBC s -y-rearlion in Canada mig'.'.t even stronger. "C a s a n u v a is accept scenes? IT done, but I'm no: sure we 'i r-.rada arc ready for it." Bci-.son. direelor cf en-trrlainment for CBC-TV. Mr. Benson says is concerned that rural viewers especially get a lilllc 1'it "activity" includes of naked lying o-1. bods waiting for Cr.sanova, av..l mule bathing scenes. fea lured The Toronto Symphony will pivsnnt April 10 a Anniversary BENNY fit" comedian Jack Benny and hi.s violin, with proceeds tfoine; to tlw Toroiilo Symphony Musicians' Pension TO CHINA Hans Baura-. a native of Austria wlio makes his home in Gr.clph. Onl., and Ls one of Can-nda's leading conductors, has been invited lo tfuost conduct the Peking arxl olhrr symphony orchestras in China during Lhc 1973-74 SOUGHT Rrx Harrison is sc t to plnv Ihe ler.d in l'-e i version of Right 3 GeiltleiiKio ;