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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta CBC to cut ads aimed at children OTTAWA (CP) The CBC plans to remove all advertising from television programs aimed at children, corporation Presi- dent Laurent Picard said Fri- day. Mr. Picard told the Commons broadcasting committee that the CBC will ask Parliament for extra million to million to pay for the move. If the money is forthcoming, the advertising could be gone by September, 1974, he said. DIETRICH DENTURE CUNIC ROSS A. HOSACK Ctrtiffed Mechanic 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 He explained that the million includes about mil- lion to make up for lost revenue white the rest would pay for the cost of producing material to fill the spots left by the com- mercials. The committee was consid- ering a bill introduced by James McGrath John's East) to remove all ad- vertising from children's tele- vision programs. Mr. McGrath said the CBC announcement was "a major breakthrough." ENDS COMMERCIALS The CBC now provides about hours of commercial-free programming annually for pre- schoolers, but Mr. Picard's an- nouncement will end com- LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 55 Game No. 1 50 10 Games Blackout in 55 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money.......... 20 All GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards 50 Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Binge will also to played in club ream for members and their invited guests Music Friday and Saturday Banquet Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. Starting Monday June 18th 30th Marg Osborne AND THE MAJESTICS at the MINERS' 733 13th St. N. Members and Invited Guests Only mercials on all programs aimed at children 12-years of age and younger. Mr. Picard explained that the main problems in a total ban on commercials are the corpo- ration's responsibilities to its clients and the possible effects on its affiliate stations. He said that while children's programs on the network itself will be commercial-free, the af- filiate stations will be able to time their commercials between the programs. They would not be able to schedule advertising within the body of the program, however. The ban will affect about 600 paramount cinema hours of children's programm- ing annually. Mr. Picard said that the body of research concerning the ef- fects of advertising on children was but the CBC feels that "public concern seems to be a bigger element than research." Questioned by committee members as to the effects of such a ban on Canadians work- ing in the fisld of television commercial production, Mr'. Pi- card said the result would likely provide more jobs. Personnel would be needed to produce educational and public service material to fill the gaps. STARTS MONDAY At and p.m. Watch outl HAMMERSMITH, is out. JiuEoDCUl uuiuni, Peter Ustinov, Beau Bridges in i auMmwni aaar Restricted Adult Featured THIS WEEK at the VENTURA HOTEL COALDALE 'BARNEY AND THE BEERNUTS' TO ENTERTAIN YOU LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS TONITE SATURDAY 'COUNTRY BLUES' Members and their guests only! 4 4 i Anne intervieived Canadian singer Anne Murray was interviewed by a Tulsa radio announcer shortly before she viewed the World Premiere of "Oklahoma a Stanley Kramer production in which she sings, "Send a Little Love My the title song. Neiv Canadian ballet booked SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD" In Techni- color. Starring Don Knotts, Ethel Merman and Buddy Hackett. Saturday, June 16. One sliow only at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "THE HOSPITAL" In color. Starring George C. Scott and Dianna Riggs. Saturday, June 16. One show only at p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. Starting Sunday, June 17 "COME BACK CHARLSTON In color. Starring Godfrey Cambridge. One show only at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. P5NCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" In color. Starring Topol. Winner of 8 Academy Awards. Saturday, June 16. One show only at p.m. Family. Sunday, June 17, at p.m. "SAM WHISKEY" In color. Starring Burt Reynolds, Clint Walker and Ossie Davis. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Sky Vue Drive-In "SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GUNFIGHTER" In color. Starring James Garner. Plus selected short subjects. Saturday, June 16. Show starts at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "TALES FROM THE CRYPT" In color. Starring Peter Gushing and Joan Collins. Saturday, June 16. Show at and p.m. Adult. ERNEST BROWN 'PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHER' A film on the life and times of Ernest Brown, one of the most noted photographers to record the early his- tory of our province, will be shown at the YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1973 8 p.m. Tickets for this showing may be obtained from the Canadian Western Natural Gas Company office at no charge. The film Is approximately one hour In length which will followed by light refreshments. your tickets early all seats reserved OTTAWA (CP) Romeo touches Juliet's hand, their hands slide fervently into a palm-to-palm grasp and he kis- ses her tenderly on the lips. Thus begins perhaps the greatest story of love at first sight in all English literature, and the poetry of Shakespeare's play has inspired many an erotic iinterpretation on the stage and in opera, ballet, and concert music. A new Canadian ballet, Star- Cross'd, as Shakespeare called the lovers, will open here July 7 and run for seven performances in Festival Canada at the Na- tional Arts Centre. Choreographed by Brian Mac- donald of Montreal and New York, it stars his wife, Swedish star Annette av Paul as Juliet, and Lawrence Rhodes of Phila- delphia, as Romeo. Lois Smith of Toronto is ballet mistress and will play Lady Capulet, Ju- liet's mother. Music is by Harry Freedman of Toronto, but in this produc- tion, Macdonald said in an in- terview, much of the ballet will be danced to the "music" of Shakespeare's words alone. Such as the pas de deux, as Romeo and Juliet first meet, touch and kiss. ASSEMBLED 16 DANCERS Mr. Macdonald, whose first hit was My Fur Lady in the late 1950s, has assembled 16 dancers from various ballet companies, including the National Ballet of Canada and Les Grandes Bal- lets Cartadienes. Elaborate Italian Renaissance costumes have been designed by Maxime Graham for Star- Cross'd. Freedman's music, supplementing the recorded spoken text, is also in Renais- sance style, employing viols, recorders, viola da gambas and similar old instruments. But the stage set is to be sparse, set against plain black backdrop curtains. The set con- sists of three 18-foot tall sculp- tured panels inspired by para- bolic shapes. A smaller, 12-foot tall panel will be employed for the Romeo-Juliet balcony scene. The panels can be moved about the stage to suggest a gothic banqueting hall, a tomb, or any- thing else needed for the story. Star Crossd will run about 70 minutes. Two shorter ballets will fill out the evening, both new. They are Songs for Dark Voice, by Brydon Paige, to mu- sic by Harry Somers which the National Arts Centre Orchestra recorded with Maureen Forres- ter for its first stereo long-play, and Several Occasions, also choreographed by Macdonald with music by Johan Sebastian Bach and Harry Freedman. SPECTACULAR COMET SIGHT OF LIFETIME canaoian uuesiern naruraLoas companv LONDON (Reuter) A comet that could rival the full moon for brightness is heading toward earth, promising the ce- lestial sight of a lifetime. Preliminary estimates are that Comet Kohoutek will shine 10 times brighter than any of its recorded predecessors and fill a sixth of the southern sky at the end of this year. It is 63 years since Halleys comet, hitherto the most brilliant, paid its last visit to our skies. I reappears in 1986. Yet, in contrast to the well- established pattern of Halley's comet, named after English as- tronomer Edmund Halley, who foretold its reappearance in 1682, the new giant was spotted for the first time only last March 7. Its discoverer was Lubos Kohoutek of the Hamburg Ob- servatory, West Germany. All comets are named after their discoverers. SEEN AS DOT He was searching at the time for a minor planet. What he saw when he examined his find- ings was a tiny dot on the very edge of two photographic plates. It lay 450 million miles from the sun. By the time the moon wined and fresh photographs were possible, the dot had grown into a much larger blob. Later tracking by observatories in the United States, Japan and Brit- ain confirmed that it was in- deed a comet. If it had ap- peared in these parts before, it must have been before recorded history. Calculations indicate it should blossom into a spectacular dis- play between November and February. The origin of comets Is not known for certain. Some ex- perts believe there are hun- dreds of millions of them spin- ning beyond the orbit of Pluto, the outermost planet of our so- lar system. Saturday, 16, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD J Weekend show times PARAMOUNT. Saturday Short Subjects- "Walking Tall" Last complete show Sunday Short Subjects 'Walking Tall" One corootete show Restricted Adult PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects "Lady Caroline Lambe" Last complete show Sunday Short Subjects "Lady Caroline Lamb" One complete show Adult Entertainment COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Five Fingers of Death" Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Sunday "Melinda" "Private Parts" One complete show Restricted Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday and Sunday Friday and Saturday "Cabaret" "Mary Me Marry Me One Complete Show Adult Entertainment A CHALLENGING NEW MOTION PICTURE "THE CHINESE ARE COMING" Will shown at the SALVATION ARMY CITADEL 1302 4th Ave. S. Sunday, June 17th p.m. No Charge Everyone Welcome Hear the amazing of the persecuted Church in China, its' survival and growth under communism. GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB FATHER'S DAY SPECIAL DANCE Saturday, June 16th 9 p.m. Music by "WILF BUCHOITZ" from CALGARY and BERLIN MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY college cinema Aw. Migratfi Dr, 328-6300- STARTS SUNDAY AT 8 P.M. Cheryl is alovety girl... George, she's a living doll. RESTRICTED ADULT presents TRIMfMS1 Original screenplay by PHlPKEARNff aidlESREffiESIHN Produced tyfflf GORMAN Directed by BU. BARE In CODS j SECOND FEATURE WHAT SHE KNEW COULD GET A MAN KILLED. RESTRICTED ADULT paramount tth St. 4th An. South, 327-5100 NOW SHOWING AT AND P.M. WalkinpTALl A BCP Production cex Tomorrow Entertainment tuning Sarah Miles Jon Finch Richard Chamberlain n lADYCARDLINElAMB I to tu Ting John Mills Margaret Leiehron Pamela Brown Silvia Monti Showing Sunday at p.m. _ law and order or die tryinf. SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. mamm ADULT paramount cinema Mi SL k AM. SHOWING TONITE AND SUNDAY suitable for children college cinema 30ft ft Mtyor tfoftlti Dr, Last Times Tonite AT AND P.M. WINNER OF Q ACADEMY AWARDS INCLUDING 8 Btst Actress, LIZA MINNHLI HIT No. 2 "MARY ME, MARY ME n IN COLOR AMJLT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN green acres drive-in Ifcror ktafnft Dr. Coutts Hwy, 327-1100 TONITE SUNDAY and MONDAY GATES OPEN 9 P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW P.M. ;