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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THELETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Jinutry 17, 1975 U.S. takes 80% of film profits I Joan Waterfield's v Entertainment eye I TORONTO (CP) Thi chairman of the Council ot Canadian Film makers said Thursday that the United States, which controls the Canadian film market, is not interested in putting profits back into the Canadian in- dustry. Peter Pearson told city council's executive com- mittee that Canadians spent million on movies in 1972, million of that in Toronto. "Eighty per cent of that money goes straight back to _ the United he said. He said 13 major English language feature films were released by Canadian film makers in 1972. This declined to six in 1973 and four last year. Gordon Pinsent, a Canadian television and movie actor, said the group brought its problem to city hall because of the large Toronto market and constant rebuffs at provincial and federal levels. The executive committee voted to endorse recommen- dations from the film The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRiDGE makers to senior levels of government, including a raise to 15 per cent from 10 per cent in the federal tax on profits made from foreign films shown in Canada. The group also wants the federal government to con- sider buying Famous Players of Canada and the provincial government to levy a 15 per cent tax on profits from all films shown in Ontario. Licence for concert refused BOSTON, Mass. (AP) Mayor Kevin White has refus- ed to issue a licence to allow the Led Zeppelin rock group to hold a concert at Boston Garden Feb. 4. The decision was attributed to a disturbance last Tuesday when about persons waiting for tickets threw bottles on the Garden ice, slashed a fire hose, broke into refreshment concessions and emptied fire extinguishers. YAMAHA ORGANS New and Used I COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 I Film patrons will cheer The Dove TV highlights When did you last stand up and cheer a movie? That nifty piece of publicist's flackery was used to some considerable effect to sell the dreadful if money making Walking Tall. Let it be said now that you can cheer with a grateful heart a real charmer called The Dove. Cheer a film that manages to combine a fine adventure story with an affecting love story; be grateful for a movie that transcends the usual well meaning but bland pap that is served up as all audience fare. And indeed the round the world journey of 17 year old Robin Lee Graham in a 32 foot sloop is, despite its adult rating; a fine family film. The opening is slow although director Charles Jarrott gives hint of thrills to come as the sloop is almost rammed by a ship looming out of the darkness. Joseph Bottoms seems initially to be too much the All American boy, all splendid teeth and sun bronzed muscles; Deborah Raffin just another pretty girl required to puff up the romantic aspect. But as the movie progresses the youngsters become engrossingly believable and the narrative moves well between sea and shore. The whole approach results in first rate, clean enter- tainment. Bonus, of course is in the magnificent photography capturing some of the most beautiful untouch- ed areas of this crowded world. And in the feeling that there are still worlds to con- quer. But the real challenge is what the young Graham finds in himself, not just to prove himself a man but to find himself as a person. Swamped and mast less in the hurricane, shouting "The Ancient Mariner" to an oily becalmed sea in the Doldrums, breaking under the strain of the close confine- ment of the cabin and the pressure of a story hungry magazine, yet going on. All the cameo roles haye been well fitted especially the brief bit by Dale Cults as a reporter hesitant to intrude the grief of Patti. And there's that cat. If there should be star billing it should be for the paranoid- feline which shares part of the journey. Never has there been such an animal personality. That darn eat spits, growls, grins in devilish merriment and manages to break the heart. Best of all The Dove sends you out of the theatre feeling good, and how long is it since that happened? Another great sea story and one you may be missing because of its time slot (Ch. 7, Sunday, 2p.m.) isTheOnedin Line. A rich, romantic story from BBC-TV, it captures the flavor of the 1870's with the in- finite detail present in such imports. So far we've met' James Onedin (Peter Gilmore) his wife, Anne Stallybrass who was a beautiful Jane Seymour in the acclaimed Henry VII, Daniel Fogarty (Michael Billinglon) in love with James' sister Elizabeth (Jessica Benton) and the third corner on that triangle Albert Frazer (Philip When first produced the critics felt The Onedin Line would not hold up as a series. Well they were confounded and the show has spread into three series (we're seeing one just sold to 10 countries and in a neat reversal became a best selling book. Still to be met are Charlotte, daughter to Anne and James, Leonora Biddulph as much a feminist as Elizabeth, tough old sea dog Captain Baines and a host of characters that will color and give further flavor to the con- tinuing story. Re scheduled to prime viewing time, The Onedin Line should gather the loyalty of viewers as The Forsyte Join Dunlop Ford and Save Hundreds During THE INDOOR 200 Being Held at the New Sportsplex! Phone 329-4911 Don't miss it. it's our biggest sale ever. 200 brand new and used cars and trucks to choose from all at bargain prices as we offer drastic reductions in an all out effort to maintain sales volumes during this season of the year. II SAVE HUNDREDS ON THESE A-1 USED CAR VALUES STOCK NO. 222A 1974 ASTRA 2-Door hatchback. Blue in color, 4 cylinder, auto, trans., radio. SAVI HO. 221 A 1974 COMET 2-Door. Blue In color. 6 cylinder, auto, trans., p.s., p.b., radio. SAVI NO. 164A 1974 MAVERICK 2-Door. Deluxe interior, orange in color, V8, auto. SAVI HUNDREDS 1974 COUGAR XR7 2-Door Hardtop. V8, automatic. Green in color, p.s., p.b., radio, factory air conditioning. SAVI NO. 18S3B 1974BREMLIN 2-Door. Orange and black. V8, 3 speed, radio. SAVI NO. 227A 1974 PINTO UhiVau V WlfM 4 cylinder, auto., radio, white in color. SAVE HUNDREDS STOCK NO. 49A 1974 PLYMOUTH Satellite Regent Wagon V8, automatic, power steering, power brakes. Radio. SAVI NO. 211A 1972 IT 880 Tandem Axle. 5 speed trans., 4 speed aux., power steering, Louisville Heavy Hauler. SAVR NO. 225A 1974 BOBCAT Vflllflf 4 cylinder, auto., radio, blue in color. SAVE HUNDREDS STOCK NO. 159A 1971 VW CAMPER VAN 4 4-speed, radio, white In color. SAVI NO. 1973 FORD F2M V TON Blue, V8, 4 speed, p.s., p.b., radio. SAVI NO. 209A 1974 FORD F250 %TON Brown, V8, 4 speed, p.s., p.b. SAVI HUNDRIDS STOCK NO. NEW 1975 PINTO SQUIRE Station Wagon. V6 engine, automatic, p.s., p.b., radial tires, heavy duty suspension, luggage rack. RETAIL SAVI HUNDRIDS Saga did, as Upstairs, Down- stairs is now doing. This last is being seen in Eastern Canada, and can be viewed in the west where PBS is available by cable. When it will reach the local channel is questionable. Top movie for the week on television is certainly The Heartbreak Kid (Sunday, Ch. 11, 8 Directed by Elaine May it stars her daughter Jeannie Berlin. But there's no nepotism here for Miss Berlin's perfor- mance got her an Oscar nomination. Top notch too are Charles Grodin, Eddie Albert and surprisingly enough the beautiful if stolid Cybill Shepherd. Mature enter- tainment, wildly funny yet surprisingly touching. On the lively stage, an ex- citing switch in high school production. For several years high school drama has reach- ed the wider public via the an- nual school musical. Ex- cellent though many of these are, encouraging to youngsters to get involved in drama as they have, the move by Catholic Central High to bring Dylan Thomas' Under Milkwood to the Yates stage January 23 must be applauded. It's certainly a challenge but it proves the serious intent of high school drama students and re-enforces the wisdom of the drama program in our schools. And if you have a desire to tread the boards here's your opportunity. Playgoers will be casting their production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible shortly and a large cast will be required. Meanwhile you can make a good beginning to this most satisfying involvement by attending their workshop in improvisation, conducted by Dr. Gerry Thurston, tomorrow at 1 p.m. in the Public Library. Oscar presented to museum AMSTERDAM (Reuter) Actress Shelley Winters has presented the Oscar she won for her part in the film Diary of Anne Frank to the Amster- dam museum named after the Dutch girl who died in a Nazi concentration camp. Miss Frank's father, Otto Frank, was at the museum yesterday when Miss Winters handed over the trophy. He lives in Switzerland and came to Amsterdam for a meeting of the museum board. Miss Winters who played a Dutch housewife in the film in 1959 said she had wanted to present the Oscar to the museum for the last 15 years as homage to Anne Frank, but she had not found an oppor- tunity to come to Amsterdam. FRIDAY DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Toller, 7 p.m Ch U. Canada's champion figure skater, Toller Cranston is seen in competition and performing in exhibition COMEDY: All in the Family, 8 p.m., 7. "Fair Fighting" sparks an argument between Jean Stapleton and Carroll O'Con- nor when they learn of the new psychological technique from Sally Slruthers and Rob Rejner. COMEDY: M'A'S'H, p.m., Ch. 7. Robert Alda, father of Alan (Hawkeye) portrays an expert of new surgical techni- ques from Tokyo. MUSIC: Tommy Hunter, 9 p.m., Ch. 7. Joining Tommy and the regulars are singers Leroy Van Dyke and Norma Kineslev CRIME-DRAMA DEBUT: Baretta, 9 p.m.. Ch. 11. Robert Blake stars as a lone-wolf detective with little regard for the standard procedures of the police. In the first of his series, his girl friend has been murdered and he is trying to nail the INTERVIEW: Johnny Carson, p.m., Ch. 9. Scheduled to appear as a guest on the show is singer Ian Whitcomb MUSIC: Midnight Special, 12 midnight, Ch. 9. The Electric Light orchestra hosts a program featuring many well known performers of today's music. PEPSI RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Program, are I..lea by Ihe Radio Televn.on Arty ation m' program scnsduls n due lo lait-mi'nute by the 11, -nd.ii rrel the of Ch.noot Bn.efoe'ei Limited'i thbfFdge Herald CHEC 1090 New is 20 min. to the hour and 20 after Farm News News. Weather. Sports News, Weather, Sports Grain Prices News, Weather, Sports News is 20 Minutes to the Hour and 20 Minutes After Saturday Canada Winter Games Countdown News. Weather, Sports CJOC 1220 Friday Night Probe 1220 Sports Market Report Local News World at Six News News, Weather, Sports News Soccer Results Sports News CHEC-FM 100.9 Monday thru Friday p.m. Concie's Carouse! Midnight Concerts, Overtures and Encores Midnight Sign Off On Monday thru Friday Friday Night As It Happens Between Ourselves Music West From the Capitals Five Night a Week Major Progression Saturday Sal: Play Back Saturday Concerts Overtures Encores Concie's Carousel (All Night) CBR 1010 Sat. Sports Play Back Sat. Folks Family Favorites Danny Finlkeman Time Signal Inside from the Outside Our Native Land Native Voice of Alberta Pick of the Goons Met Opera Music From the Middle Radio Exchange AMATEUR BOXING ALBERTA-ELIMINATION for Canada Winter Games Reps Featuring the best amateurs in Alberta JANUARY 18th Held At Lethbridge 5th Avenue and Street South p.m. Admission per person. STOCK NO. J51-BRAND NEW 1975 MUSTANG II 3-Door, 2300 cc, automatic, radio, tan glo color, electric defrost, many other Ford-better ideas RETAIL HUNDRIDS OPEN 10 A.M.-10 P.M. SATURDAY 10 A.M.4 P.M. DUNLOP FORD OK THE SPOT FINANCING, AVAHAKE PMWE 329-4911 CHARITY CONCERT LONDON (AP) Soprano Joan Sutherland and her husband, conductor Richard Bonynge, will give a midnight charity concert Jan. 25 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to raise money for victims of the Darwin cyclone disaster in Australia, it was announced today. School board apprehensive over system RED DEER (CP) The public school board, has ex- pressed apprehension over the, present system of electing all board members simultaneously. The board decided to ask the provincial education depart- ment to stagger elections so there would always be members of' the previous board on any new board. At present, elections are held every three years. In recommending the resolution, Superintendent G. H. Dawe said there is always the possibility that all in- cumbents could fail to win re- election. In such a case, he said, it would be difficult for, the rtew trustees to become' oriented and familiar with the problems and business of the board. 8 Hollywood Squares 09 Password ONews IB Truth or Consequences O News IB Let's Make A Deal ID News O News Q) News O Movin On Ot News a Hee Haw ID Truth or Consequences IB Swiss Family ID The Night Stalker B Petrocelli O Sanford Son- IB Toller Cranston CD Kung Fu O Chico 4 The Man B Bob Newhart O All in the Family ID Six Million Dollar Man a Rockford Files IB Movie: McCioud B M'A'S'H 0) Baretla 8 Mannix a Tommy Hunter B Manhunter a News a News IB Kojak ID Movie: Twist around The Clock 8 Tonight Show a National IB News B George Hamilton IB News a Movies: 1. A Flea in Her Ear 2. 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