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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Garber leaves play for film TORONTO (CP) Victor Garber is leaving his role of Jesus In the Toronto production o( Godspell to play the Clown Prince of Peace in the film ver- sion of the play. Filming of Godspell, the rock musical based on the Godspell according to St. Matthew starts next month in New York. Director David Greene, for- mer CBC producer in Toronto, chose Garber, a 24-year-old Lon- don, Ont. native, for the role in the movie. New York is also a long way from the days Garber was lug- ging his guitar from office to of- fice looking for work. He arrived in Toronto after quitting school on his 16th birth- day and worked with George Luscombe, appearing in Hey Rube and The Golem of Venice. There was also a lean period, he said, like when lie ushered at the Royal Alexander Theatre, where he now is starring in Godspell for two weeks. He spent three years in Sugar Slioppe, with Peter Mann, and then went into the Canadian Hock Theatre doing songs from Jesus Christ Superstar and God- spell. He got to sing the Christ roles from both plays so when audi- tions opened for the Toronto production of Godspell, he was prepared. Weekend show times PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "French Connection" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "French Connection" One Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Welcome Home Soldier Boys" Last Somplet eShow Sunday DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-304 5lh St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Short Subjects "Welcome Home Soldier Boys" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Puppet on a Chain" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "Blindman" One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Gang Who Couldn't Shoot Straight" "Heaven With a Gun" One Complete Show Sunday Lawman" 'Cannon for Cordoba" One Complete Show Passport Photos Candid Framing Photo Supplta A. E. CROSS STUDIO Phont 32B-01H 710 3rd S. Phone 318-0221 BUT WHO WAS FIRST? Neither pioneer broadcast- ers Foster Hewitt or Norm Albert know for certain who broadcast the first radio account of a hockey game. Tra- dition says it was Foster Hewitt shown calling a game during an early stage of his career, whiles files seem to indicate- It was Norm Albert. Photo) Lister Sinclair gets CBC post Saturday, June 34, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HBtAlD _ 7 Local television gaining neiv life LABOR CLUB Corner 13fh St. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 54 Game No. T ___............... 50 10th Game Blackout in 56 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money......... ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card 51.00 AH Wood Cards Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for memben and their Invited guests Music Friday end Saturday Banquet facilities OTTAWA (CP) The CBC Thursday announced the ap- pointment of veteran Toronto broadcaster Lister Sinclair as executive vice-president of the corporation. Mr. Sinclair, 51, has a broad- casting career spanning eight years in radio and 20 years in television. The appointment, effective Aug. 1, was announced by Laur- ent Picard, earlier appointed president of the corporation, also effective Aug. 1. The ap- pointments follow the recent resignation of George Davidson as chief executive of the CBC. Mr. Sinclair succeeds Mr. Pi- card as executive vice-president and becomes the No. 2 man in the organization under Mr. Pi- card. Born in Bombay, India, and educated in England, Vaneou- ver and Toronto, Mr. Sinclair has built an international repu- tation as an author, actor, panelist, producer, commenta- tor and lecturer in various fields. He began writing radio and stage plays in and has won several national and interna- tional awards in his field. Mr. Sinclair was well known for such CBC television pro- grams as Man at the Centre, the Nature of Things, and docu- mentaries on a variety of sub- jects. He played a prominent part in the organization and adminis- tration of the Association of Ca- nadian Kadio and Television Artists. He is currently vice- president of the Producers' As- sociation. Hijack treaty ratified OTTAWA (CP) Canada has ratified The Hague international OTTAWA (CP) Local vision programming is gaining new life aided by technology and the Canadian Radio-Televi- sion Commission. Most Canadian television pro- duction is concentrated in the network centres of Montreal and Toronto. Programs are pro- duced for a wide audience and generally lack local flavor. But developments in cable tel- evision, technology and the atti- tude to the CRTC are beginning to change the picture. The commission has been pushing local origination on cable systems for more than two years. Community pro- gramming on cable.now Is an establislfd fact in large towns and cities across Canada. It has even progressed to the point where Maclean-Hunter Cable TV Ltd. has proposed broadcasting the programs from a transmitter to rural areas beyond the reach of cable ystems. The renewed interest in local irogramming has infected the over-the-air television ndustry as well. MESSES LOCAL SHOWS One of the main aims of new Toronto television station to devote a large slice of program time to loca shows. Some of the time will bi set aside for use by community groups. Organizers of CITY-TV consl dered Toronto a good choice for such a station because of its size and the variety of events and good-quality entertainmen shows available. But, Stanley Quinn, the CBC's chief development engineer, ex pects technology will also ena We TV stations in smaller centres to provide more loca programs In the next 10 years. He told a conference of tl: Electronic Industries Associa on In Montebello, Que., this eek that "for the first time in- tensive but adequate equip- icnt will be available for the iany small stations that could ot afford broadcast equipment or program origination." Mr. Quinn said there will robably be two levels of techni- al quality. Network programs 111 be filmed with high-quality olor equipment while local pro- uctions will be done by inex- pensive black-and-white equip- ment. convention aimed at suppress- ing aerial hijacking. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp announced Fri- day that instruments of ratifica- tion were deposited by Canadian diplomats earlier in the day in the three depository capitals: London, Moscow and Washing- ton. "The Who Take Tfmo to Build Best" Bring you the finest en Stereo Compon- ents now available ot; JACK'S RADIO TV SALES SERVICE 302 13th St. N. Phone 327-4979 MARQUIS HOTEL BEVERAGE ROOM THE BONNIE JEFFERY TRIO from Winnipeg THURS. FRI. SAT. CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "PATTON" In color. Starring Academy Award winner 'Best Actor' George C. Scott and Karl Maiden. Saturday, June 24. One show only at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST" In color. Starring Henry Fonda. Saturday, June 24. Shows at and p.m. Aduit Children Under 16 must be ac- companied by Adult. MILK RIVER Sunland TheaJre "THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN" In color. Starring Ar- thur Hill and David Wayne. Saturday, June 23. Shaw at p.m. Adult. PICTURE BUTTE Cinema Theatre "MURPHY'S WAR" In color. Starring Peter O'TooIe. Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25. One show each night at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" In color. Starring Charlton Heston. Directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Satur- day, June 24. One show only at p.m. Family. Sunday, June 25 at p.m. "THE ABOMIABLE DR. PH1BES" In color. Starring Vincent Price and Joseph Cotton. Adult. TABER Sky Vue Drive-in "BROTHER JOHN" _ In color. Starring Sidney Peltier and Will Geer. Saturday, June 24. Show starts at p.m. Gates open at p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "THE COWBOYS" In color. Starring John Wayne and The Little Cowboys. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, June 21, 2S and 27. Saturday shows at and p.m. Adult. ARMY, NAVY and AIR FORCE VETERANS CLUB LETrlBRIDGE UNIT NO. 34 GENERAL MEETING MONDAY, JUNE 26th P.M. ALL MEMBERS URGED TO ATTEND Peking buys sulphur CALGARY (CP) The sal of long tons of sulphur to China has been announcec by Brimstone Export Ltd. Vice-president Murray Copil lo said the shipment, to be made from Vancouver nex month, would be followed b' others. The sale Is the first penetra tion into the Chinese market b> Alberta, one of the 1 a r g e s sulphur-producing areas of th world. Mr. Copillo declined to re veal price, duration and toi nage of the contract and th producers involved. Sulphur sells at the plant be- tween and a ton. Brimstone is associated with agricultural and industrial cor- poration of New York whic handles minerals, chemicals fertilizers and speciality equip- ment LaMarsh taking to airwaves VANCOUVER (CP) Judy jaMarsh, controversial former 'ederal cabinet minister, wil moderate an open line radio >rogram for station CKWX ii Vancouver, station manage] Bait Elton says. llr. Elton said Muss LaMarsh who served as health ministe: and secretory of state unde: [ormer prime minister Leste Pearson, will go on the ai July 10 for a three-week trial. He said contract detail's wouli be worked out after the tria period. One of Miss LaMarsh's com petilors on the Vancouver air waves will be Ed Murphy, for mer CKWX open-liner who was awarded a libel judgmcn against her for remarks con taincd in Miss LaMarsh's boo "Memoirs of a Bird in a GildeLABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS TONIGHT "ANYTHING GOES" Members and Invited Guests! at and p.m. NOW SHOWING WINNER OF 5 ACADEMY AWARDS RESTRICTED ADULT "THE NIFTIEST CHASE SEQUENCE SINCE SI LENT SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. COMING WAIT DISNEY'S 'BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS' CINEMA I llti 8th if-. 3278100 NOW SHOWING at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. Danny, Shooter, Fatback and the Kid. They learned a trade in the army. Killing. GATES AT 9 P.M. ONE COMPIETE SHOW AT 10 P.M. LAST TIME TONIGHT THE GANG THAT COULDN7 SHOOT STRAIGHT' IN COLOR "HEAVEN WITH A GUN" IN COLOR SUN., MON. and TUES. BURT LANCASTER ROBERT RYAN LEE1COBB In A MICHAEL WINNER Film 'CANNON FOR CORDOVA' COIOH WITH GEORGE PEPPARP COLLEGE STARTS SUNDAY Show at p.m- RESTRICTED ADULT ABKCO FILMS PRESENTS TONT ANTHONY RA1 "BLINDMAN" ENDS TON 171 'PUPPET ON A CHAIN' IN TECHNICOLOR ;