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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta .Tuesday, May 1, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Veteran comedian dies in sleep MIAMI (AP) Veteran co- median and actor Pat Henning died in his sleep at his home here. He was 62. Henning appeared in more than 25 films, including Man on a Tightrope, On the Waterfront ana The Cardinal. He won an Emmy award in 1953 for the television special The Catered Affair in which he starred with Thelma Ritter. He also had appeared in such television series as Wagontrain, The Honeymooners, Flipper and Gentle Ben. m LONDON (AP) Aeronwy Thomas, daughter of welsh poet Dylan Thomas, was married to factory worker Trefor Ellis. Both are 25. They met when Miss Thomas flew to the United States last year with a Welsh choir to give readings from her father's works. Ellis sings tenor in the choir. Dylan Thomas died in 1953. YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV JACK'S RADIO AND TV 302 13th St. N. CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "VANISHING POINT" In color. Tuesday and Wednes- day, May 1 and 2. Show at p.m. Restricted Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "VANISHING POINT1' In color. With Barry Newman and Dean Jagger. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1 and 2. Show at p.m. Restricted Adult. PINCHER CRfcEK Fox Theatre "BLINDMAN" Starring Tony Anthony and Ringo Starr. Tuesday, May 1. Show at p.m. Restricted Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "YOU'D LIKE MY MOTHER" Starring Petty Duggan. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1 and 2. Shows at 7 and 9 p.m. Adult. Ellington missed concert NEW YORK (AP) Eight jazz pianists gave a concert of Duke Ellington music Sunday afternoon on Ellington's 74th birthday. The pianist-composer being honored wasn't there. He was accepting an honorary doctor- ate from Clark College in At- lanta. Earl (Fatha) Hines, sched- uled to wind up the concert at the New School for Social Re- search in Manhattan, played in the first half because some of the musicians got confused about daylight time and were late. Hines played It Don't Mean a Thing, I Got it Bad and Perdido. Brooks Kerr, who had been a pupil of the late pianist Willie (The Lion) Smith and who played at his funeral last Mon- day, played Ellington's 19 Portrait of the Lion. Ray Bryant played three of the best-known songs, Prelude to a Kiss, Sophisticated Lady and Satin Doll. Wild Bill Davis, who played organ in the Ellington Band 1989-71, played two selections from the Second Sacred Concert and Harlem Airshaft. Bobby Short sang and played Some- thing To Live For. I Mary Lou Williams played I her well-known version of Cara- van and Ellis Larkins brought i Ms refined style to Everything but You. Have a spring fling...try the exciting new Only at your Merle Norman Cosmslic Studio. Created with bold, untamed pastels...new snades in make-up to evoke the free spirit of a walk in the woods, when butterflies soar and flutter. Try it... it's a beautiful way to look for spring. Come in now and let us show you how. MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Perfumes COLLEGE MALL PHONE 328-1525 Named director of art gallery HAMILTON (CP) Glen E. dimming, formerly an official of the art gallery in Edmonton, has been appointed director c- the Art Gallery of Hamilton, it was announced today. He will take over from the present director, T. R. MacDo- nald, July 1. A graduate of the Alberta Col- lege of Fine Arts, Mr. Cum- mings is a former assistant to the director of the Edmonton gallery. Marriage secret out Actress Karen Black, an Academy Award nominee several years ago, and Skip Burton, an aspiring young actor, pose at a Hollywood party where they revealed they were married in Los Angeles April 17. Miss Black, who has just finished starring in "The Outfit" wiih Robert Duvall and Robert Ryan, said it was the first marriage for both "and the last." Guelph festival features opera GUELPH, Ont. (CP) The 1973 Guelph Spring Festival has opened with a power house of Canadian opera talent in Gian- Carlo Menotti's moving music drama The Consul, which will be repeated Tuesday and Thursday nights. English opera star Milla An- drew drew sustained applause Sunday for her intense por- trayal of Magda Sorel, the woman who seeks a visa from HOLIDAIRES ony Association Presents John Passion lay 7th, Yafes Centre p.m. The Leihbridge Symphony Ckorus Accompanied by The Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra (String Section) and HARPSICHORD Soloists: Colleen Kaufmann Walter Mary Thompson {Contralto) Courtesy of the University of Lethbridge Played by Miss Louise Chapman Arthur Hunt Arnold Dvorkin of i Directed by LUCIEN NEEDHAM the consul to escape from ter- rorism in some unidentified country behind the Iron Curtain and finally kills herself in des- pair. The production, staged by Herman Geiger-Torel, general director of the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, employed members of the Hamilton PM- harmonic Orchestra under Nicholas Goldschmidt, director of music at the University of Guelph and artistic director of the festival. Run on a budget of about the festival runs 17 days with music ranging from Bach to world premieres of two new works by Guelph com- posers Charles M. Wilson and Derek Healey. NO THEME "CHOSEN Unlike Shakespeare at Strat- ford, Ont.. or George Bernard Shaw at Niagara-on-t h e-Lake, Ont., the Guelph festival pro- gram has no consistant theme, but caters primarily to music lovers seeking quality perform- ance of new or unusual works. The Italian born American Menctti composed The Consul in 1950, but it has not gained the box-office popularity of The Telephone composed in 1947 or Amahl and the Night Visitors, 1957. Supporting Miss Andrew in this performance were a string of top names in Canadian op- Rideout as the old mother, Allan Monk as John So- rel sought by the secret police, and Judith Forest as the con- sul's secretary, who never lets anyone get into his office to plead for a visa. The con- sul never appears on stage. Jan Ruebf and Phil Stark also plays colorful roles. Some of the festival's events are staged in local churches, suited for the kind of music per- formed. But for the opera, the festival had to use a high school auditorium where the acoustics as in all such brick and cement halls tended to be brittle. NEW THEATRE Festival officials said they hope to have a proper theatre in a new civic centre here by 1977, the 150th anniversary of the founding of Guelph. The an- nual festival is sponsored by the Edward Johnson Music Founda- tion, created in memory of the late general manager of the New York Metropolitan Opera, who was born here. The 1973 festival opened Sat- urday night with a performance by the festival Singers of Can- ada under Elmer Eisler, with The Canadian Brass. An international film festival for children and performances by the Julliard String Quartet, the Quebec Symphony, Metro- politan Opera star Martina Ar- royo, Algonquin Indian sing- er Alanis Obomsawin, Monique Leyrac, The Jest Society, Eu- gene Istomin, Issac Stern and Leaonard Rose are included in this year's festival. FACELESS CITY HALIFAX (CP) -The city of Halifax is going to have to de- termine whether it Is going to develop into one of the country's most "artistically exciting" cit- ies, or join "North America's faceless club" says L. W. Col- lins, chairman of the Halifax Landmarks Commission. H e said developers are turning Hal- ifax into an "aluminum plain" where people go to work but in which thev do not want to live. Radio awards presented TORONTO (CP) Radio writers and personalities swept five of the seven Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) awards given at the association's second an- nual awards dinner. Singer Anne Murray and ac- tor-writer Gordon Pinsent won the for her tele- vision specials, and his for his film, The Rowdyman. The award-winners were: The Earle Grey Award for the best performance by an ac- tor or Pinsent. Other finalist nominees were Jon Granik, narrator in a num- ber of CBC-TV documentaries, and Deborah Turnbull for her performance in the CBC-TV drama Peace of Utrecht. Best Variety Performer- Anne Murray. Other finalist nominees were comedienne Barbara Hamilton, and the team of Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster. Best Public Affairs Broad- Gzowski. host of CBC radio's This Country in the Morning. Other finalist nomi- nees were Pierre Berton, Bar- bara Frum and Jack McGaw. Best Documentary Writer- Neil Copeland, for two CBC ra- dio shows produced in Halifax, Titanic: Six Decades of Con- troversy, and The Oak Island or Fiction. Other finalist nominees were John Da- vid Hamilton for CBC radio's York-Scarboro Revisited 1972. and William Whitehead, for scripts for The Nature of Things and other programs. Best Dramatic Peterson, for his radio play, Trouble with Giants. Other fi- nalist nominees were Ron Kelly, who wrote Springhill. and Grahame Woods, for his tele- vision drama, Strike. WINS SINCLAIR AWARD The Gordon Sinclair Award for outspoken opinions and in- tegrity in Ferguson, for more than 20 years author and mostly the sole performer on Rawhide and, later, Max. Other finalist nomi- nees were Barbara Fruru and Michael Magee. The John Drainie Award for distinguished contribution to Kaplan. All the awards, except the Drainie Award, were made on the basis of votes by ACTRA members. Winner of the Drainie award is selected by the previous winners. Pierre Berton was master of ceremonies for the awards and said the remarkable number of radio personalities nominated and elected for the awards showed radio was not dead. In terms of service ti radio, Kaplan was clearly the dean. He began in the days of the crystal set and joined the CBC soon after it was founded, di- recting radio drama. SIMPLE THANK-YOU Max Ferguson said of his award that it was almost in- cumbent upon him to be out- spoken, and say, "shove but all he could say was a simple thank-you. Avc Mayor MayaUi Dr., 328-6300- Tonight and Wed. NOW -AT LAST ON THE WIDE SCREEN-THE MOST TALKEL ABOUT GIRLS IN AM ERICA- THE ONE, THE ONLY... PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Slither" Last Complete Show Adult PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "The Sounder" Last Complete Show Family COLLEGE CINEMA "The Daughter' "The Stewardesses" Last Complete Show Restricted Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN "Let's Scare Jessica to Death'' "Assassination Bureau" One Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Tersifs thru Thurs. at p.m. >nd Big Week "Sounder" Everyone is talking about St. 4th Ave South. 327 5100 Now In It's 7 "THE FILM IS A FAMILY RARITY. A MOVIE THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN ENJOY." -Ebony Magazina nitz Production! AMERICA A Robert B. Rut Film S CENTURY-FOX Mcgrath Dr Coults 327 11CO LAST TIMES TONIGHT "LET'S SCARE JESSJCA TO IN TECHNICOLOR "ASSASSINATION BUREAU" IN TECHNICOLOR WEDNESDAY and THUBS. It's still the same oEd story, a fight for love and Gates ot p.m. One Complete Show at 9 p.m. ADULT SECOND FEATURE THE SMILE THAT KELLS! ELIWALUCil TECHNICOLOR paramount AT AND P.M. ONE OF THE -Wanda Hale, N. Y. Daily News. Archer Wmslen. N. Y. Post; Rex Reed, N. Y. Daily News "A triumph for Joanne Woodward... A crossbreeding of Paul Newman's intelligent direction and Joanne Woodward's explosive acting." Kathleen Carroll, New York News "Devastatingly honest. All have provided new power and passion to make a deeply moving and significant -jucnncrst NBC-TV "MarveloLs, gutsy. Joanne Woodward is simply magnificent. Pad Newman has made this picture a genuine heartfareakerl' Archer Wmsten, New York Post "A majestic film with a special fever all its own. If you want to see truly magnificent acting, run don't walk to see Joanne Woodward burn a hole through the screen.There is no finer actress on the screen todsy and if she doesn't get an Oscar nomination for this one, there is no Gcdl' Rex Reed. N.Y Daily Nevis "Touchingly wc-H made. Paul Newman has shaped the fiiucensiSively" Pauline Kacl.Trc KCA Ycrner "'Marigoids'gets to your hecd- and your heart'.' Art Urgcr Ingenue "A Bouquet for'Marigolds'... It pats some honest fesiing back into American movies. Right now, tint's a rare achievement." Farlrcr in The New York Times 20th Cenlury-Fox Presents JOANNE WOODWARD "THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON ADULT Not Suitable For The Paul Newman Production of the 11971 Pulitzer Prize winning play Ends Tonite "SLITHER" In Color With James Caan ;