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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, March it, 1974 THE LETHBBIDOE HERALD 17 Appointment created furor Stratford Festival director whiz-kid LONELY? Staying at home? Not knowing what to do? Lacking friends and Companions? II you re over 30 and smflle gr un attached, join our Selective and congenial CLUB IN TOWN 329-0955 OTTAWA (CP) Can a young whiz-kid English theatre director make something more distinctively Aflernooni and Evenings DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSSH08ACK CwtMtotf DMttal Machante Suite 304 5th 81. S. Ph. 327-7244 r -w Tr -v-w-v-v-v-v-w-v ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE' NQ under 16 ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WHKIND BNTIRTAINMBNT SATURDAY, MARCH Upstairs "Variety Men" Saturday at the Curling Rink "Muellers LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO Every Monday 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 49 numbers 10th Game Blackout in 55 numbers ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH 11 Games Prize Money........... Entry Card All Wood Cards 500 Children Under 16 Net Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for members and their invited guests. Music Friday and Saturday Banquet Facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. Disneyland, April Easter Holiday Disneyland Tour IS Inr IS 11 days transportation and accommodation. Reno Fisherman s Wharf. San Francisco. Hollywood. Disneyland. Las Vegas Disneyland, San Francisco, Palm Springs April 22 14 days as low as S266 Disneyland, Grand Canyon. 16 days transportation ?nd accomodation Reno. S fisherman's Wharf. Hollywood. Knotts Betry Farm, Palm Springs. Grand Canyon and Las Vegas e Florida June 8 as tow as 27 days, transportation and accommodation Washington. D.C.. Cape Kennedy Space Centre. Coco Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach. Walt Disney World. Pensacola. Nassau in the Bahamas. New Orleans. El Paso. Texas. Juarez. Mexico. Phoenix, Las Vegas and Expo 74 Spokane (2 days) Tour-July 7th 23 tow Disneyland and Expo Tour Aug 1st aa tow 8310 17 Enquire about Expo 74 hi Spokane. At tow S1OS par ptnen. S otiy tours. Tfewnpoftrtton tind NORTHERN BUS TOURS LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-3536 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY" in color. Saturday, March 16, shows at and p.m. ADULT. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "THE NEPTUNE FACTOR" in color. Starring Walter Pigeon and Yvette Mimeux. Saturday. March 16 show at p.m. FAMILY. "THE BOY WHO CRIED WEREWOLF" and "SSSSS" in color. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, March 17, 18 and 19. Sunday show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "SOMETIME GREAT NOTION" in color. Starring Paul Newman and -Eve Mane Saint. Saturday and Sun- day, March 16 and 17. Shows at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre -THE DAY OF THE JACKAL" in color. Starring Edward Fox. Saturday, March 16 snows at and p.m. ADULT. "SUPER FLY T.N.T." in color. Sunday, March 17 show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Tower Theatre "FORTY CARATS" in color. Starring Li7 Ulman, Ed- ward Albert and Jean Kelly. Saturday, March .6 shows at and 9.00 p.m. FAMILY. Canadian out of the Stratford Festival, whose forte has always been Shakespeare and the European classics? Though he says "My tongue is that apparently is what Robin Phillips hopes to do, starting this fall when he succeeds Jean Gascon as artistic director of the festival company at Stratford, Ont. Phillips, whose appointment. created a furor because the job didn't go to a Canadian, was here this week to talk to the Canada Council and others about the future of the Stratford Festival after it concludes its 22nd season late in October. He drove back to Stratford, preparing for his first meeting later this week with the festi- val's planning committee, when a 1974-75 winter tour in Canada will be discussed. During the past two winters, the Stratford players have won enthusiastic audiences and Australia. The next two winters will be spent touring Canada, east and west. At the moment, Phillips said in an interview, he doesn't want to stir up any more controversy about his appointment, or talk about specific plans for the company. MINUS ONE CLUB DANCE Polish Hall 8 Ave. and 13 St. N. Saturday, March 16 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music by the "BRIDGE TOWN TRIO" Members and Invited Guests! FREE CONCERT Sponsored By The German Canadian Male Chorus Featuring Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kaufman and a wood- wind quintet. Selected from the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra. March p.m. GERMAN CANADIAN HALL Program will be Moctly in German. M.C. Will Speak German and English. NOTICE Of Annual General Meeting LETHBRIDGE MUSICAL THEATRE To Be Held On Thursday, April In The Green Room, Genevieve E. Yates Memorial Centre At p.m. When you're in the mood For Something that's Exciting New and Different In Portrait Photography Give us a Call... A. E. CROSS STUDIO PLEASURE POOL discover your own back yard this year with an in-ground vinyl liner swimming pool in any of these exciting shapes. For less than half the cost of a truck and camper unit, you can enjoy your own vacatton'spo! without fighting traffic and paying high gas prices Live a little this year with a PLEASURE POOL. We have many finished inslafiations in the city we you to see. come in vanad shapes and sizes thai you can. put together yourself an material is of highest Canadian sundafds. Qualified to help you install your pool is available. CONTACT PLEASUKPOOLKPTOMY Afiert Davy or He is spending from now until October feeling his way about Canada, not on a talent search, but getting to know more about Canadian theatre, its people, and the people of the country generally. Is this a prelude to more cross-country travel by the Stratford theatre? "Certainly in the nexttwo years they will be touring he said. "They won't be going abroad. "Stratford is a big operation, and it has a lot to offer back to Canada, not only from a superior, generous position but they don't, they are not going to get anything back." The country has put a lot into Stratford: Almost million in federal tax money through the Canada Council alone in the last four years. Second only to the National Ballet, Stratford is the biggest recipient of arts subsidies from the council. Phillips tends-to speak of the Stratford company as rather than because Gascon is charge. Phillips won't begin to direct until after the coming summer festival closes. LEARNED IN LONDON Phillips learned the in- tricacies of directing and theatre administration in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Bristol Old Vic, the Chichester Festival and the Greenwhich Theatre, as well as in experiences on Broadway and in London's West End. Phillips, still in his early 30s, says his mandate as artistic director seems to be, as broad as he wants it to be, but the first test will come when he goes before the Stratford Festival board with his 1974-75 plans., Stratford's main emphasis on the repertoire of Shakespeare, and plays of that be he said. He also has some fresh thoughts about the manner in which Shakespeare might be presented to school audiences. At Exeter, England, Phillips developed a new technique for school audiences, bringing a few students on to the stage to work with actors in demonstrating how a Shakespeare play is analysed and staged. He's not saying yet that he will do that at Stratford, but his enthusiasm for interesting students in the theatre is in- fectious. Youngsters view their own move ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) Youngsters from the cast of Conrack wriggled, giggled, squealed, guffawed, nudged and snickered through the film's world premiere. Twenty-one Brunswick. Ga., schoolchildren ranging in age from 11 to 16 viewed their screen debut yesterday with a mixture of reverence and high glee. "No applause, one minced with a mock bow as the movie began. Nevertheless, when the audience gave them a standing ovation at the end, many of the kids clapped, too. They portray a group of poor and virtually illiterate students on a remote South Carolina island. Jon Voight is the idealistic schoolteacher who teaches them self-respect and wakes them up to the modern world. Based on a true story by Atlanta author Pat Conroy. Show PARAMOUNT THEATRE STING TWO COMPLETE SHOWS ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Shotl Subjects 7159SO WAY WE WERE- 725 9.30 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7-00 9-05 SLEEPER 7359'40 LAST COMPLETE SHOW- ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Sunday Martti 17 PARAMOUNT THEATRE STING 815 ONE COMPLETE SHOW S IS ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 8.15 WAY WE WERE. 875 ONE COMPLETE SHOW- 8 15 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA LADY KUNG PU JOHNNY HAMtET 940 OWE COMPLETE SHOW ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Retain faithful fans Although it's been a year since the Bee Gees (the brothers Gibbs) had a hit song, they retain a large following of faithful fans. The up of Barry Gibbs (centre) and his younger twin brothers Robin (left) and to hold back their product until it is perfected before releasing it. Encourages others to persue field Ex- teacher film wri ter LOS ANGELES (AP) Un- published writers who despair of making the big time, con- sider the case of Darryl Po-. nicsan. Five years ago he was teaching rich kids at a school in the Los Angeles suburb of La Canada. Today he is being paid to see Tom Mix movies. Then he'll write a biographical novel and a movie script about the cow- boy star. Ponicsan's pay- ment: Last month he had an inter- ruption in his movie-going; he was called for jury duty. "It doesn't bother said the 35-year-old Ponicsan. nice thing about being a writer'is that nothing is wasted. I'm hoping I'll get as- signed to a good case that will give me material for a book." Few writers have pursued their careers as calculatedly. Faced with the draft at 24, he chose to enlist in the navy. His reasoning: "From Here to Eternity had already been written, so there was no sense in looking to the army for literary material. Nobody had written a good novel about the navy, at least from the enlisted man's view." WROTE TWO MOVIES The results of his research can currently be seen on the movie screens. His novel, The Last Detail, was filmed with Jack Nicholson as star. James Caan appears in Cinderella Liberty, which Ponicsan DONATE NIKITA TAPES NEW YORK (AP) Time Inc. has announced it has given 180 hours of tape recordings of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's voice to Columbia University's oral history collection. About half the tapes were the basis for, the book Khrushchev Remembers, published in 1970. The remainder came into Time's possession after publication of the book and will be included in a second book. Khrushchev Remembers: The Last Testament adapted for the screen from another of his novels. The Ponicsan story began in Shenendoah, Pa., where his father operated a car parts business. Darryl went to col- lege and took a teaching job in upstate New York while studying for his master's de- gree. Then came the navy. Ponicsan continued writing after his 3% years in the navy but made a total of which a literary quarterly paid for a short story. He came to Los Angeles and took jobs as a welfare worker and a teacher. "In the summer of 1969, I was determined to find out whether I had the discipline to become a writer. I set a schedule for in the morning until 12 I worked at a desk in the base- ment of my house. I started pulling out old short stories, and The Last Detail was one of them. It began getting longer and longer and it turned into a novel." He sold it to a publisher and Columbia bought the film rights. Ponicsan's teaching were over college cinema STARTS SUNDAY One Show p.m. only SHE'S THE LETHAL LADY OF KUNGFU. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN MHO KUIK3 FU" HIT COLOI'JOHNNY HAMLET' COLO. NO. 2: witt GILBERT ROLAND -CHIP CMMAN i ADULT paramount Nominated forlO Academy Awards all it takes is a little Confidence. PAUL NOW SHOWING THRU THURS. Show Sunday fc15 p.m. ROBERT SHAW A RCV HU -THE STING" Nominated for 6 Academy Awards ADULT paramount cinema SHOWINGTONfTE J at pm Sunday One Show pjn. f f SuttaMe for CniWrafi college cinema Woody Allon's Zaniost Comody eKeaton Last Times Toniti pm "Sleeper" ;