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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Fridgy, Mny 5, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 His big chance and he blew it LONDON (AP) A spec- tacular musical version of Gone Wilh thu Wind opened lo ovations in London Wednes- day night, and Rlidl Butler's horse made it truly memora- ble. As the burning of Atlanta got under way, 'Charlie (he horse suffered a large-scale attack of first-night nerves which they had to clear up in the interval. "My said a spokes- man for Drury Lane Theatre, "Charlie has been rehearsing for fmir months without ever showing signs of stage fright. APPEARING NIGHTLY In The "AZTEC" Lounge At The EL RANCHO WM. JAMES ROGERS Star of TV and Radio, ly returned fiom Cross Can- ada Tour wilh "Ann Murray." "It was his big chance, and he blew it." The first night audience ov- ercame' giggles at Charlie's unscheduled production and erupted in cheers and ap- plause for Joe Layton's pro- duction of the Margaret Mitchell epic of the American Civil War. Charlie has an understudy named Nellie ready lo step into the breach if his weak- ness persists. As for the reviewers, the musical is a triumph or a horc, depending on which newspaper critics you read. But it's spectacular, they all agreed, and should be in for a long run. Montreal ballet in New York NEW YORK (AP) Lcs Grand Ballets Canadiens from Montreal opened its fourth en- gagement here, dancing the same thing it has danced every time it has been here, the rock opera, Tommy. With Tommy was the Ameri- can premier of Ceremony, a I s h o r t e r work. This will al- ternate with a jazz and rock ballet, Hip and Straight, as the companion lo Tommy through the month that the company will now spend at the City Centre. All three are choreographed bv Fernand Nault. THE EL RANCHO CABARET PRESENTS "SHELOB FROM CALGARY This Week only CABARET on Wednesday Thursday Friday WEDNESDAY NIGHT EVERYONE ADMITTED FREEI r LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY "ANYTHING GOES" Members and Invited Guests! A 4 4 .loan Waicrfield E NTERTAINMENT LYE pADDY CJIAYEVSKY, who won an Oscar for his script of The Hospital, may have derived his approach from existential therapist Rollo May. In his book Love and Will, May writes: "Death is the symbol of ultimate Impotence and finiteness" and further, "Sex is the easiest way to prove our vitality, to demon- strate we are still 'young', at- tractive and virile, to prove we are not dead Chayevsky's Chief of Staff ot an inner city medical centre (George C, Scott) contemplates the first and opts for the sec- ond Physically, If not spiritually, refreshed he returns to the jnoiiument to malpractice and depersonalization. It's the final eopout in a story thai begins, briskly and harsh- ly, then falters and is carried to its conclusion by the sheer force and intelligence of the ac- tors. The hlack comedy, however, turns tattle-tale grey possibly because it does not pursue an essential truth but merely em- bellishes the documented fact that large metropolitan hospi- tals are over-crowded, under- staffed, ill equipped, bu- reaucratic places where the patient becomes faceless and is merely his sickness. Scott is in great form Diana Higg silkily voices her sometimes shocking lines and there's a peach of a per- formance from a young actor (Robert Waldon) as the senior resident. The Hospital reinforces the warning given in The French Connection; that despite Mayor John Lindsay's promotion of New York as 'Fun City', it may not be wise to visit even if you wouldn't want to live there. If you must go have your medical insurance number tat- tooed on your arm don't gel mugged and if you land up in hospital stay out of room IlDfi! 1- 0 LOOK ALIKES: Movie and television families are made up of the most unlikely in- gredients. Allotting for disparate looks in theatrical parents, it would seem likely that the off-spring cast would have some common physical denominators this apart from the mandatory red hair of the. Life With Father brood. Perhaps Central Casting al- ready has a file of possible cine-siblings. With this in mind, I offer {gratis) these suggestions for probable pair-ups; George C. Scott and Roy S c h e i d e i (French Martin Landau (ex-M i s s i o n Impos- sible) and Bradford Dillman; Mike Kellin, a fine character actor antl the voice of many commercials, and Harry Guardino; James Franciscus (Longs tree t) and Richard Chamberlain (Dr. Kildare gone Any more for the collection? and how about the distaff side, got some ideas? Brush up your Shakespeare: Cole Porter said it when he mu- sically 'tamed the shrew' in Kiss Me Kate. Twelfth Night got rocked into Your Own Thing, and Two Gentlemen of Verona, original- ly conceived this season for Shakespeare in the Park and with music by Gait McDermott (Hair) walked right past tho seven- award winning Follies to take the Tony for the best Broadway musical. On stage, the aforemention- ed Richard Chamberlain took 4 4 MOVIES YOU LIKE BEST FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "PLAY MISTY FOR ME" In Color. Starring Clint East- wood. Friday and Salurday, May 5 and 0, Friday shows at and p. in Restricted adult. Special Saturday Malinre at p.m "KING KOfvG VS. GODZILLA" In Color. Family. All seats 50e. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "ANNE OF THE THOUSAND DAYS" In Technicolor. Starring Richard Burton, Anne Biijolcl and Irene Papas. Friday nnd Saturday, Mny 5 nnd 6. Friday show at p.m. Adult. PICTURE RUTTE Cinema Theatre "A GUN'FIGHT" In Color. Slarrinq Kirk Douglas mid Johnny Friday. Kntiirdav and Sunday, May a, 6 and 7. Friday show at p.m. Adult. PINCHCR CRtEK Fox Theatre "BILLY JACK" In Torhnicolrr. Starring Tom Laughlin and Dolores Tnylnr. Friday ;md Saturday. May 5 and 6. Friday shows nt and p.m. Rr-Mriotpd adult. Snccinl Pnliirclav Mnlincn nl n.m. "THE DiSOHDER- r.V ORDERLY" In Technicolor. Slarring Jerry fowls. Family. _ Tnwer "SUMMER OF In Color. Friday, May 5. Shows at and p.m. Ttrstrictcd adull. Special Snlurday M.ilinoo ,-il p.m. "HOW TO FRAME A Finn" In Color. Starring Don Knolls All seats SOc. MARQUIS HOTEL (BEVERAGE ROOM PRESENTS) 'WATERLOO' Thursday, Friday and Saturday 3 young versatile musicians with music far all agei (NO HARD ROCK) GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB DANCE GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB MALI Saturday, May 6th 8.30 p.m. (Mulic By) "SUNSET FOUR" MEMBERS AND GUESTS INVITED YORK HOTEL PRESENTS RUSS MARSH FRIDAY and SATURDAY Corner 3rd Ave. and 13th St. N. Announces The Opening Of Their NEW SHOW HOME -at- 2622 13 Ave. N. Approximately One Block West of CJOC Televiiien OPEN DAILY 2 p.m.-5 p.m.-7 p.m.-9 p.m. See The Latest In Home Living By Canada's Most Honored Builder! a giant slep wilh a well-re- ceived Hamlet, and in the movies Franco Zeffrelli zap- ped the kids will) his Romeo and Julicl, while Elizabeth Taylor was lusly and husly as Kate lo Burton's Pelruchio Let's lace it Lhe Bard is a hot property and it's nice- ly on the simmer locally, ac- cording lo director Dick Mells, as the Playgoers" production of. Midsummer Night's Dream readies for the stage of tho Yates. Frank Fcalherslone should be a superb Bottom wilh ster- ling support from Jack Warburton, Ray Mercer, Win- stan Jones, Bill Mathcson, Wil- lie Mathis, Frank Huszar and extremely nice things are being heard about a new (lo this community) actress Va] Mclnl.vre (Tilania) and Faith Harms It's a modern dress version which should contribute to the liveness and the Mells touch should make for socko Shake- speare and (for the sake of ar- gument) really bring home the Bacon. The movie sale of Such Gootl Friends brought author Lois Gould and the paper back rights went for about While Mrs. Gould is enjoy- ing the profits of her three- month writing stint, she dis- likes the continuing query: How much of the book is true? Now married lo psychiatrist Robert Gould, her first hus- band died very much under the same conditions as does the anti-hero ot her book, Richard Messenger. Her reply to the personal probe is: You take pieces of yourself pieces of other peo- ple pieces of events, im- agined or real, shuffle them like a deck of cards, and come up wilh something you created is fiction. Coal is key to well-being of province EDMONTON (CP) The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy has been told that coal companies should be "realistic" when they project expected increases in coal con- sumption. H. S. Haslam, a Vancouver mining consultant, told the in- stitule's annual coal meeting that people in the coal industry "get carried away with possible good prospects for marketing vast known reserves." Mr. Haslam said, however, that Alberta's coal reserves could be E key to the well-being of the province's economy, pro- viding the raw m a t e r i a 1 for massive gassification plants and power generation facilities. He said coal reserves in the Yukon will not be developed un- til those of Alberta and British Columbia. The same name game was played wilh Jacqueline Su- sann's Valley of the Dolls (his Judy Garland Dial Ethel Merman? 'Dolls' was a bad book and a dreary movie. 'Friends' is a more lilerary offering and the translation to screen by Otto Preminger, a director oflen heavy-handed bul always inter- esting, should provide reason- able movie fare. Stars are Dyan Cannon (Ted, Alice, James Coco antl the lovely Jcnniver O'Neill (Summer of See it, you may like il promotion- wise, the little black book looks intriguing. Higher ami Higher: Natural High, Hie rock gospel musical has been seen by approximately people in churches in Cal- gary, Pincher Creek, Magralh and here in the city. Sunday Ihe casl and direclor Annabelle Pruegger will bring it lo St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. The production is timed for p.m. r NIP's QUIP: In a political year, Nipsey Russell intro- duces at the Desert Inne, Las Vegas, a topical bit wilh his politicians' dance two sleps forward, one slep backwards, then side step and a doh- see-doh lo you Pierre, David, Heal and Robert! CALENDAR: Tonight Mu- sic Festival Concert of Stars; Sunday Jesus Christ, Super- star; Buckwheat; Thursday, Friday, Saturday Midsummer "Night's Dream. Church gulled PROVOST (CP) Fire to- day destroyed the interior of Hie Lutheran Church in this fanning communily, 355 miles southeast of Edmonton. Cause of the fire has nol been determined and there was no estimate of damage. Buses rolling r5 HALIFAX Halifax's Iraasil system was back in op- eriilion today for the first time since March 12. Thn dicsel buses began lo roll after three days of maintenance following weekend settlement of a strike by transit drivers against the cily-owned system. Passport Photos Candid Wnldlngi Picture Framing Photo SuppliM A. E. CROSS STUDIO Phent 316-0111 710 3rd AVI. 5. Phew 33B-OWJ NOW SHOWING At and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT OTTO FIL7-A DWioiNNON -WMESCOCO JENNIFER O'NEILL DIES Character actnr Bruce Cabot died of cancer at the Motion Picture rnunlry Home and Hospilal in Woodland Hills, Calif. Ca- bot was most noted for his rolo in the film "King He was 67. PHONE 71100 REEN ACRES DRIVE-IN LAST TIME TONIGHT I "DR. PHIBES" IN COLOR VINCENT PRICE "HORROR HOUSE" IN COLOR FRANKIE AVALON STARTS SATURDAY "WHATA PLEASURE TO LAUGH! The acting to a man is wildly -CHICAGOTRIBUNE 'JUST FUNNY-JUST GREAT." 1K5 -CHICAGO SUN TIMES GENE WILDER out cl "The Producers DONALD SUTHERLAND (resh trom "M.A.S.H." ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN lyV.WIi! Fii 1 SECOND FEATURE irrti M i Cl'lo Ponli j Sophia Mnrccllo Lorcn Maslrolnnnl HiePrlesfsWlfe TONtTE thru WED. ol and p.m, The first fun picture of the year! ADULT H t Rock MATIWEE SATURDAY AT P.M. Robert Redford George SegaS Leibman.Paul Gunn.Wiliism Redlield Tono Swope CHILDREN'S SATURDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE ON THE SCREEN "PINGCHIO IN OUTER SPACE" IN TECHNICOLOR PLUS CARTOONS ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M. DOORS OPEN AT P.M. ALL SEATS THIS SHOW COLLEGE STARTING TOMORROW THE RESTRICTED ADULT 2 SHOWS AT AND P.M. STEWARDESS' RIGHTS vs YOUR a A 'RIGHTS fl ,m' ...whatthese. stewardesses do should NOT BE CENSURED Thes'c'.'.aidesscs nave iuuna Eiplicit freedom under the laws of Denmark led OIRTE TOVE SUSAN HURLEY IHGER 5TENDER DANIEL GELIH and Alp HOSTESSES FROM COPENHAGEN Briil Ly JALA 0 CQNNlLL fli.. St .vp i i nL.3 MAM ENDS TONITE 'Tales from the Crypt' AT AND P.M. SAYS: "Hard driving, wild vocal work." THE WISKEY-A-GO GO SAYS; "A cross bclwcnn John Mayoll ond Crosby, Slilli, Nash and Young wilh a beautiful waiting girl O CASHBOX SAYS: "A story onlry, a powerfully pul logelhfir rock group." THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER SAYS: "Superior sinner musicians wilh sound and strong counlry hoogio." C.J.O.C. Proudly Preientl from Oklahoma The Fcintnjtic Sound Of "BUCKWHEAT" Plus from VANCOUVER "VALDY" LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION TUESDAY, MAY 9TH if DOORS OPEN AT P.M. TICKETS IN ADVANCE. AT THE DOOR. Now on sale of Lciilon, MuiidanH, Smoke Shop and Doug'i. ;