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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Joan Waterfield Mass-murder spree depicted in 'Badlands' movie In Charles embarked in a series of brutal murders vhich terrorized Nebraska md shocked a nation. He was accompanied by 14 year old Caril Ann Fugate whose family was Starkweather's first victims. Starkweather went to the chair. Caril who still claims she was Starkweather's was tried separately and convicted of the murder of one of tne 11 victims. She was sentenced to life imprisonment and since age THIS WEEKEND at LEGION AND GORDON Vimy MEMBERS ANP INVITED QUESTS ONLY 15 has grown up in Women's Prison at Nebraska. Badlands is essentially the story of the Starkweather Fugate mass murder spree. despite the end title disclaimer which may be con- sidered with some since the producers in a canny piece of flackery trotted their film up to women's prison for a personal screening for Caril Ann. Miss Fugate wisely refused to comment on this mindless bit of cruelty. Not that Badlands is a bad it's just filled with ugly people. Martin here im- probably called Kit is mindless and lethal. He's found working on a garbage truck in small town South Dakota. The significance escapes. Thwarted in his joyless af- fair with 15 year old Holly he knocks off played by the estimable and too little seen Warren Gates. Dad's a sweetheart a meanly un- shaven sign painter who punishes his daughter by shooting her dog. Daughter now is a piece of putrid pubescence who tosses her dying catfish to gasp its last moments on the dribbles one small tear for dear old and tags along. And bang bang the murders go with Kit shooting for the gut everytime which allows for a nice bloody Summer Salesaratna NOW... while they last... BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMES WITH MORTGAGES Engineered Homes has a number of single family and semi-detached dwellings in beautiful Park Meadows with mortgages. The current rate is about Come out to Park Meadows and see how convenient to downtown Lethbridge you really are and yet so close to nature. The location has been planned as a lush haven of natural beauty with tree-lined boulevards and park areas. There's even a toboggan hill for the kids. For gracious life in a sylvan choose your new home from one of the many unique designs in Park Meadows. Take a look at the spiral roomy walk-in country-size sliding patio gracious fireplaces and many more features. A limited number of homes are also available in the West Lelhbridge residential area. Whatever location you choose make the move you and your family will be glad you did. LOOK AT THESE BEAUTIFUL HOMES IN VENTURA 180 TEMPO DISCOVERY 472 eadows MADEIRA 075 LOYALIST 122 DISCOVERY 276 MONACO 210 SORRENTO 332 DOWN PAYMENTS AS LOW AS WEST LETHBRIDGE DISCOVERY 120 Visit our show home in Park Meadows at 17 Primrose Place from 2 p.m. till 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. till 9 p.m. daily. Pick up a bro- chure and find out all you need to know about enjoying life in an Engineered Home N SEMI-DETACHED DOWN PAYMENTS START AS LOW AS FOR MORE INFORMATION 327-0944 All fits. 345-4526 Omnls MeComuck 328-7172 Stivi ShIW 345-4822 patch fore and aft of the vic- tims. And it's all so cold. Not only the killings but the film. Certainly Sissy Spacek and the other actors attempt to give some depth to their portrayals but dimension is lacking with producer direc- tor screenwriter Terrence Malick. Malick has the current prediliction for the big the wide horizon evoked so effectively in Sugarland Ex- press. His set pieces are beautifully composed yet self conscious. And while he in- dulges himself with flame and he has yet to come to terms with the people on his canvas. Perhaps it's all just too much. Humor took the joyride to the horror of an armed to the teeth Texas state police in Sugarland .Express. In Badlands it's the National Guard carrying everything short of a howitzer. A dreadful picture of a far cry from the shoot em up western or the crime does not pay thriller because now the moviemakers find behind every gun jes' plain folks. Does crime pay in movie make It does for ac- tor Charles Bronson who will get one million dollars in salary for starring in The 10 Second a six week work stint. Offsetting the gigantic salary is the fact that Bronson has no participations in the film. a piece of the action and often do yield far more than the basic up front salary. A feature player in American Bronson has been a major star in Europe for several out gross- ing Clint Eastwood who mov- ed from television's Rawhide to spaghetti westerns but is now making movies back home. Eastwood is now into contemporary crime drama in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot which was filmed in Montana and premiered in Great Falls. What's in the movie George Segal who scored heavily in A Touch of less effectively in his newest The Terminal Man will return to fun and games as the son of Sam Spade attempting to rid himself of his heritage Maltese in The Black Bird. Ryan O'Neal is a karate fanatic in Karate Is a Thing of The Spirit termed a violent philosophical picture. All in the Family's Carroll O'Connor joins Ernest Borgnine and Karen Black in story set in New York's lower east side Law and Disorder. Barbra Streisand has two for the show with For Pete's Sake with Michael Sarrazin and Funny again as Fanny Brice with James Caan as Billy Rose. Teaming in a film about a Beverly Hills beauty parlor is Warren Beatty and Goldie Hawn. Appropriate title Shampoo. Gene Hackman goes back to the west of 1906 for Bite the Bullet and the biggest cast of stars has been assembled for The Towering Inferno with Steve Paul Fred William Holden and Jennifer Jones. Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short LAST COMPLETE RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short LAST COMPLETE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short BUTCH LAST COMPLETE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE EXECUTIVE DEADLV ONE COMPLETE GATES ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Saturday PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short LAST COMPLETE RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short LAST COMPLETE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short BUTCH LAST COMPLETE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE EXECUTIVE DEADLY ONE COMPLETE GATES WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT at the Alec Arms Hotel SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre DARING color. Starring Tim Considine and the original Doberman Gang. July 6. Friday show at p.m. FAMILY. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre color. Starring Ryan O'Neal and Tatum O'Neal. July 5 and 6. Friday show at p.m. ADULT. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre color. Starring John Wayne. July 5 and 6. Friday shows at and p.m. FAMILY. Theatre GLIDE IN color. Starring Robert Blake. July 5 and 6. Friday shows at and p.m. COMEDY. ADULT. Drive-In Sydney Portier. In color. July 5 and 6. Cartoons start at p.m. paramount NOW SHOWING AT P.M. St. 4th AM. South. 327 SIM SHEEN THE JAMES DEAN OF THE SEVENTIES IN A STORY BASED ON FACTUAL RESTRICTED ADULT IN A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE KILLING TIME. KIT WAS KILLING PEOPLE. paramount cinema NOW SHOWING AT P.M. JON VOIGHT COJMKACt One beautiful man. His story is true. ADULT ENTERTAINMENT NOW SHOWING AT P.M. 20th Ave. Mayor Magralh Dr.. fiUTCH THE KID ARE Just for the fun of PAUL NEWMAN ROBERT REDFORD KATHARINE CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE Color by DeLuxe' green acres drive in TONITE AND SATURDAY Mayor Magratti Or. Couits Hwy.. 327-1100 ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN WIUiEEl EHECUTIUE nCTION COLOR A NMtontl Central RCIMU I SECOND IIIUIAIUIHARRIS TAYLOR THE BATES OPEN P M ONE COMPLETE SHOW 10 P.M. ;