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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta WtdntwJoy, 13, 1973 THI LlTHMIPCE HERALD 9 World champion fiddler crowned NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Dick Barrett of Pottsboro, Tex., has been crowned world-cham- pion fiddler at the 1973 Grand Masters Fiddler Contest here. Barrett took home Sun- day for his efforts during the competition, which attracted 10 contestants including two Cana- dians. The other contestants divided The Canadains were Chuck Joyce, Sarnia, Ont., and Lee Cremole, Eskasoni, Cape Breton Island, N.S. LONDON (AP) Swedsih ac- tress Britt Eklund gave birth to a baby boy during the weekend. He is named Nicholai Eklund Adler. The father is record and film producer Lou Adler, Miss Ek- lunds constant companion for two years. Miss Eklund has a daughter by her former husband, British actor Peter Sellers. LONDON (AP) British ac- tor Jack Hawkins was taken to hospital last night after suf- fering a hemorrhage in his throat. A hospital spokesman said he was "comfortable." Hawkins, 62, recently under- went surgery in New York in the hope of having his voice re- stored. He lost it after surgery for throat cancer a few years ago. The New York operation was not a success. NEW YORK (AP) Frances Starr, 87, Broadway star in the early years of the century, here. Miss Starr retired 20 years ago, after playing Mrs. Nichols in The Ladies of the Corridor. Her first successes on Broad- way came after she was dis- covered by David Belasco, pro- ducer and owner of the theatre which bears his name. She played Juanita in The Rose of the Rancho, which ran at the Belasco from 1906 to 1908. and Laura Murdock in The Easiest Way, from 1908 to 1911. Her only film was Five Star Final in 1931. Tory leader seeks seat KELOWNA, B.C. (CP) British Columbia Conservative leader Demi Warren said Mon- day he will seek his party's nomination to contest the up- coming Okanagan South byel- ection to fill the seat left va- cant by the resignation last week of former premier W. A. C. Bennett. DINE ond DANCE LOUNGEuOTEL TONIGHT (NO COVER CHARGE) -BEACON RED COACH LOUNGE TONIGHT "RON ROWE" TONIGHT 'GHOST NATIONAL STR9NG BAND1 CORNER 4th AVE. and 7th ST. S. PHONE 327-3191 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "WHEN THE LEGENDS color. Starring Richard Widmark and Frederic Forrest. Wednesday, June 13. Show at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "BLOODY MAMA" In color. Starring Shelly Winters. Wednesday, June 13. Show at p.m. Restricted Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" In color. Starring Topol. Winner of 8 Academy Awards. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 13, 14, 15 and 16. Wednesday one show only at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "STAND UP AND BE COUNTED" In color. Starring Stella Stevens and Jacqueline Bisset. Wednesday, June 12. Shows at and Adult Not Suitable For Children. million theatre This 800-seat theatre at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., built at a cost of over million, opens this week to house the 12-year-old Shaw Festival. The Queen and Prince Phillip will attend special performance June 28. Bochner runs into snags in Alberta movie idea HOLLYWOOD (CP) Lloyd Bochner, if you count the years from his first ap- pearance on CBC Radio, has been an actor for almost 40 years, and now he'd like to produce a film in Canada. He has the story and the lo- cale lined up. He thought he had the finances arranged. But he has run into snags OR both sides of the border that make it difficult for him to proceed. Without giving any secrets away, Bochner talked about his film idea over lunch on the terrace of FrascaW's Res- taurant on Sunset Boulevard. It would be shot in the moun- tains of Alberta and British Columbia, an outdors drama. But a recent Canadian gov- ernment tax ruling, coupled with labor-union agitation here, now makes it diffcult for him to proceed. Bochner made his radio net- work debut at the age of 11 in Toronto and before and after a stint in the Royal Canadian Navy and at the University of Toronto, where he graduated in sociology, he was a busy actor. Orchestra holds head high OTTAWA (CP) The Na- tional Arts Centre orchestra's successful European tour shows it can hold its place among the best in the world, conductor Mario Bernardi said on the or- chestra's return to the capital. It arrived from a five-week, five-nation tour during which it won plaudits in Warsaw, Lenin- grad, Moscow, London, Paris and Rome. While the orchestra has trav- elled widely in Canada, playing 55 cities from coast to coast in its four years' existence, the importance of the international tour is the self-confidence it gave the players, Mr. Bernardi said in an interview. He formed the orchestra in 1969 when he came to the arts centre from the Sadlers Wells Opera in London, where he was musical director. Bom in Kirk- land Lake, Ont., and now 42, Mr. Bernardi received his early musical training in Italy. The tour was doubtless highly successful, he said. STARTED COLDLY "The most immediate success was probably in Moscow. The most challenging success was in Leningrad, where the audience started out rather coldly and where we really won them over to us by the second night. "We also had a great success in Rome, too." There were many incidents along the way that were mov- ing, he added. A young Russian who missed part of the concert in Tallin went to Riga to hear the half he couldn't hear in his home town. "He went home by bus be- cause he had to go to school the next day, and that was a six-or seven-hour trip." The orchestra played two con- certs in both Leningrad and Warsaw. Mr. Bernardi said he had been told that if the first wasn't a success, the hall would be half empty for the second. But in both cases, the orchestra had capacity audiences for the second concerts. i "In Poland, there were a dozen or more sitting on the floor and in the aisles because ever seat was taken." He said he was proud of the way the orchestra played, sometimes under trying circum- stances after travelling all night by train, or in as soaring Bath were not designed for concert music. It was the first Canadian or- chestra ever to play in Warsaw, and the first foreign orchestra ever to open the Versailles Fes- tival near Paris, he added. A highlight of the tour was play ing Prokofievs classical Sym phony in the hall in Leningrac in which it had its "premiere in 1919, and in Moscow where Pro- kofiev's widow attended tb concert. A list of the shows he has been in reads like a catalogue of the dramatic arts in ada and the U.S., in radio, tel- evision and on the stage: the Stratford, Ont., Shakespear- ean Festival, G.M. Presents, Kraft Theatre, Studio One, Bonanza, Hawai Five-0, the Richard Boone Repertory Theatre, Sunday at Nine. He usually plays the "heavy." He proudly calls himself a professional Canadian here and is generally acknowl- edged as the leader of the Ca- nadian community in wood, though that community is only a loosely knit group. Many Canadians come here and immediately merge into the great melting pot. But it galls Bochner a bit to find now, when he has a good idea for a film about Canada to be made in Canada, new dificulties have been thrown in his way. The chief dificulty is a rul- ing by the national revenue department in Ottawa chang- ing the way in which movie- makers have been able to write off part of their expen- ses against revenue for tax purposes. These capital-cost allow- ances have been perhaps too generous, in the reviews Novelist, actress argue f over pornography, sex LOS ANGELES (Reuter) Henry Miller, father of the modern erotic novel, says "j'niography is killing sex." Miller, 81-year-old author oi the novels Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, told a news conference at the Ameri- Film festival dates booked OTTAWA (CP) A two-week festival of Canadian and for- edgn films will be presented by the Canadian Film Institute at the National Arts Centre here this fall. A six-day festival of Cana- dian films, specially selected to represent the main creative work of the last year, will open Oct. 15. It will be followed by a sel- ection of the best foreign pro- ductions, including films shown at the recent Cannes Festival in France and at other compet- itive festivals. During the festival, aided by a federal government grant, about two dozen films survey- ing 60 years of productions by Paramount Studios will also be shown, as will a selection of CBC-TV films and tapes mark- ing the network's 20th anniver- sary. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avmve Sftvfh EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 15th JACKPOT IN 49 NOS. in 50 NOS. in 51 NOS. If no bingo called after 51 numbers we will continue for BONUS JACKPOT-49 NOS. If no bingo called after 49 numbers we will continue for NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS end INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY THURSDAY, JUNE FRIDAY, JUNE BROS." SATURDAY, JUNE RANCH BOYS" can Booksellers Association convention: "I'm not very much inter- ested in pornography as it is to- day there's nothing withou sex any more, which I think is phoney." But 21-year-old actress Linda Lovelace, the star of the por nographic movie Deep Throat took issue with Miller at a later news conference. "I think sex was daad and films like Deep Throat are bringing it back to she said. Miller announced he is about to publish a new book called In- somnia, or the Devil at Large which describes his infatuation with a young Oriental girl he married recently. "I think the sexual element is only part of he said. "It's an important part but it fsn' the whole thing. Today it's in everything." He added: "I prefer obscenity to pornography. "Pornography is sly but ob- scenity is forthright. The other seems a bit dirty to me." "What I like best is erotic lit- erature. Erotic literature unti now has used good language. It titillates because it doesn't use bad words." Groom charged with kidnapping SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (Reuter) A 20-year-old mar on his honeymoon was charged Monday with kidnapping and raping a hitch-hiking woman after leaving his bride asleep in their motel room. Police identi- fied the man as Terry Cassidy of Springfield, Ore. They said the hitch-hiker, 20, reported that Cassidy picked her up in Stateline, Nev., drove to an iso- lated area near here and as- saulted her. Her name was not released. SEA DEPTH The Adriatic Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula, tias a maximum depth of feet. Wednesday Night at the LEGION VIMY LOUNGE "TRAVELAIRES" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY CNE grandstand show policy TORONTO (CP) Following charges of discrimination against Canadian performers a the annual grandstand show the Canadian National Exhibi tion's board of directors has agreed to investigate the poesi bility of imposing a quo'a on foreign performers. The board promised toda; to look into the CNE's enter tainment policy after suburban York Aid. Ben Nobleman pre- sented ajmotion demanding tha at least 60 per cent of the to] stars hired for the grandstand show be Canadian. Nobleman charged that the CNE's offer to Canadian countly singer Stompin' Tom Connors to play at the bandshell this summer was rank dis- crimination against Canadians. Nobleman said the American country singer Charlie Pride will receive for a one- night performance at the grand stand. Canadian dancers advance MOSCOW (AP) Karin Kain and Frank Augustin, both Cana dian dancers, have advanced to the second round of the Moscow international ballet contest. They are among 49 entrants from 19 countries who survive first-round competition. The So- viet Union has 15 representa tives in the second round, which begins Wednesday at the Bol shoi theater. Miss Kain and Augustin drew shouts of "bravo" from the au dience for their selection from Sleeping Beauty. Both are with the National Ballet. Twenty-three dancers will be admitted to the finals that begin Sunday. Wheat-growing region faces drought PEKING (Reuter) The im- portant wheat-growing area of northern China, faced with a drought for the second year running, has made major efforts to increase its water supplies, the New China news agency reported today. The agency said a record number of wells were sunk in the area between last October and April. There have been increasing reports that the northern region could be in for a lean year be- cause of lack of rain following ast year's worst in decades. Fears of drought have been impressed by several Chinese eaders to visiting foreign dele- gations recently, informed :ources said. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mtohcnli 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Uthbridft government's opinioo. The ruling severely restricts the write-offs. This has hurt the movie-pro- duction industry in Canada and the government says it is having another look at the rul- ing. A modification may be made. Bochner says the ruling penalizes people who want to make films in Canada. It now would be easier for him to make his film in Idaho or Washington state. But, being a professional Canadian in Hollywood, as he says, he really doesn't want to do that. LLOYD BOCHNER green acres drive-in Mwer Mtprtt Or. Coutt. Hwy.. 327-1100 They put their lives on the line and let Stride! YUL BRYNNER IN "ROMANCE OF A HORSE THIEF7' TONIGHT and THURSDAY ADULT HIT NO. 2 NAKED TO HELL' IN COLOR GATES OPEN 9 P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW 9.45 P.M. NOW SHOWING ________________________ AT ond P.M. England expected an affaire. Caroline gave them History. paramount cinema Sarah Miles Jon Finch Richard Chamberlain ADULT John Mills Margaret Leighton Pamela Brown Silvia Monti Ralph Richardson Laurence Olivier college cinema NOW SHOWING AT P.M. 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