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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU MARQUIS HOTEL The Lethbtulge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE FREE EXTERIOR CAR WASH WITH ANY PURCHASE OF 3 OR MORE GALLONS OF GAS SUPERSONIC CAR WASH FRIDAY, MARCH LISTINGS FOR Sf Y, MARCH 25 TO MARCH 31, 1972 The Last riinss ig-uame stars featured c? Murder in Easter musical drama in high The deseonrfa-nfs of the Vik- ing warrioi-s raided t h c j coasts of Europe in the 9th and 30th ConLiiries arc visited on tte North AUnnUc islands set-1 tied by their ancestors on CTV's fourth National Geographic So- cioty sixjciiU of this season, Tlwj" Last Vikings, telecasting Sunday, March 26, p.m. Time and civilization have muffled Uic war cries of the antient Vikings, but a fiorco devotion lo the sea remains' among their dcsccndanLs, as do many traditions and customs. Faces of today's Vikings, living peacefully as fishermen, ship builders, shcephorders and whalers in such remote spots as the tiny Faroe Islands off DennKurk, the Lofoten Isles in the Norwegian Sea, aitd Green- land, offer a glimpse of the Viking spirit with which theso were settled long before Columbus sailed from Spain. Authontic Viking ships, being reconstructed from sunken re- mains dating back to approxi- mately 1000 A.D., are seen along wi'h otlier Viking arti- facts- at tlxs Museum in Ros- kilde, Denmark, and the lire of today's Viking fishermen is tasted aboard t'bc Norwegian vessel Lest-a.skjcr. TV special on smoking repeated One Way lo Quit, tlic CBC- TV's film documentary on Smoking will he repeated on Wednesday, March 29, from 8 to 9 p.m., so that more school children will able to sec it. The film, produced by Larry Gosnell, brought more favorably reaction from Us 1.4 million viewers than any other information program on CBC-TV this season, although "Chariots of The Gods" rts ccivcd swch favorable acclaim it also may be repeated. N7BC buys film The Magnificent Gift, a CBC one hour film on the begin- nings and history of the Hud- j eon's Bay Co. in early has been purchased by NZBC television in New Zealand. Oral Roborts' Easter Special has it all! Big-name stirs. Col- orful sets. Drair.ntic dialogue. Great music. And a premiere showing of the musicnl drama especially adapted for televi- sion. "Tlie is Oral Rob- erts' third quarterly special of the season scheduled to be seen on Channel 13, Thursday. March 30, p.m. According to Dick Ross, di- rector producer of the series, the Easter Special provides viewers a chance to witness, in a new light, tlie Christian world's most significant histori- cal event. In one of the best casting jobs to date by Producer Koss, Harvc Presncll, Broadway star with an impressive list of musi- cal credits, stars in the role of the Centurion. Not only has he tlie talent, but he simply looks like the epitome of a Roman soldier. On the screen Presnell is known for his starring role in "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." On stage he has performed in many of the name shows in- cluding "S h 0 w- bo.it." and "Kiss Me Kate." The two special guest stars, Jane Powell and Peter Graves, have carved out places in show business especially reserved for stars. As Claudia, wife of Pilate, Jane displays the quality of her golden voice, a talent that has made her one of the big musi- cal stars on the silver screen. Peter Graves brings to the Oral Roberts' Special the first bit oE dramatic dialogue in his role as Luke, The Physician. The handsome, gray haired Graves is best known for his lead role in the Emmy Award TV series, "Mission Impos- sible." Tlie success o[ the series is due in part to Graves's convincing portrayal of t h e character, Phelps. As Luke, he is just as convincing in his ac- count of his experience with the Risen Christ. Rounding out the east is show- regular Richard Roberts as Pi- late. Oral Roberts, educator, evan- gelist and author, touches all the bases on the show with his climactic message that has be- I conic the high point of each Special. Arctic Heroism, adventure and sus- pected murder in the High Arc- tic are the basic elements of Two Arctic Tales. ,1 skiiful blending of drama and docu- mentary style storytelling that relates UK fascinating saga of explorer Charles Frar.cis Hall. Hall's story spans a cer'nry and a half from his birth in New Hampshire in to the late 1960s when his grave in northwestern Greenland was I opened and an autopsy perform- ed on his frozen remains in an attempt to learn if he had been poisoned. Sample body tissues were brought back from the North and underwent exhaus- tive tests at various universi- ties and crime labs, including the Centre for Forensic Sci- ences in Toronto. i Distinguished Canadian bora actor Raymond Mass'cy nar- 1 rates the documentary seg- ments of Two Arctic Tales and Franz Russell (as Holll heads a large cost of professional ac- tors and non professionals including Eskimo and whita residents of Frobisher Bay, N.W.T. in tlie drama se- i quences. The 90-mlnute color program will be telecast Wed- nesday, March 20 at p.m. on the CSC network. Repeat being for 'Chariots of tlie Gods' World War II series The CBC has agreed to co- produce a big-budget Socond World War series with Eng- land's Thames TV. Chariots of the Gods, one of a series of specials spon- sored by Shell on CBC-TV, has prompted the largest lavor- Brilisli TV buys Canadian series Twelve episodes of the CBC television series. Canadian Short Stories, televised in Can- ada Inst year and renewed this season under tlie title To See Ourselves, have been soM to television stations in England, Scotland and Wales. able response lo any TV pro- gram in CBC'S history. Chariots of the Gods, seen on the CBC-TV" network Sun- day. March 12. is based on a book of the same name by Erich Von Daniken in which he talks about UK possibility of the earth having been vis- ited by Gflds from other stare thousands of years ago. Many of tlie calls received by CBC were to ask whether the show would be repeated. In Ilegina, employees of one company sent 203 names on a petition requesting a repeat. The possibility of a repeat is being considered. World curling from Germany on Saturday See curling at its best vsten CBC-TV brings you live and in color, the final game in 1972 World Curling Champiorv ships from Garmisch Partcn- kirchen. Germany, on Sat. i March '25, at 12 noon on Chan- jncl 7. Canada is defending cham- pion and seven other countries j are lining up for a good shot at the title. They arc Scotland. Switzerland, Norway, Franco and Germany. JW. C. Fields fan W. C. Fields enthusiast Fxl i McMahon, of NBC-lv's The To- i night Show starring Johnny Carson, says: "One of my Hfe- 1 long wislies is to own a print i of every film W. C. Fields ever made and screen it whenever I want to." i SIMPSONS-SEARS RECORD OF THE WEEK Sonny and Cher ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU Reg. 4.96 3 99 MCA RECORDS STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Thursday Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CcnlrO Village, Telephone 378-9231, ;